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200 more students from METU Cyprus join the METU alumni community

200 more students from METU Cyprus join the METU alumni community

200 graduates who completed their studies at METU Northern Cyprus Campus received their diplomas during the commencement ceremony held on the Ankara campus of METU.

The METU commencement ceremony, which comes to the fore every year with the banners with humorous slogans and messages displayed by graduates during the procession, took place on Sunday, July 2 at the METU Stadium of Revolution on Ankara Campus. Two hundred students who are entitled to graduate from METU Cyprus in the academic year 2016/17 also participated in this year’s ceremony to receive their diplomas.

Following a challenging and competitive year, all graduates enjoyed accomplishment, and they experienced the pride of being part of the METU alumni community, which includes more than 120,000 members. The graduates were accompanied by their families and friends.

Çisem Namıkkemaloğlu, of the TRNC, Burcu Kaplan, of Turkey, and Vinicius Silva, of Brasil, ranked first among all graduates at METU Northern Cyprus Campus. The total number of METU Cyprus graduates thus exceeded 1,600, including the 2016/17 graduates, as METU completed its 11th year on its Northern Cyprus campus.