Office of the Dean of Students intends to help and support students throughout their
college life, assisting their
development from their first to the very last day of their time in Bilkent. The Office
coordinates a wide spectrum
of activities performed in collaboration with students. From orientation to post-graduate
career advancement, the
Office is actively engaged in all steps of the personal development of Bilkent students.
In this capacity, the
primary objective is to develop Bilkenters into agents of change and progress in
their lives and the communities
they belong to and it is in fulfilling this task that the Office's work gets its
form and meaning.
Elected by the student body; student representatives are responsible for managing the Student Council, creating social and cultural activities
and serving as a liaison between students and the University Administration. The Student Council has its offices in U Building on the Main Campus.
Student Activities Center (Esra Korad, Coordinator)
The variety of activities offered on campus adds a social component to students'
academic life. The Student Activities
Center coordinates all student related activities including those within the Student
Clubs and Societies as well as
social responsibility projects.
All the clubs are established to cater to students' interests and needs in a very
wide range that lies from aviation to
diving, from engineering to history, and many more. For a complete list of clubs
Meetings, seminars, debates and trips are regularly organized by these clubs and
societies allowing students to participate
in various activities with many facets.
The Student Activities Center also provides the necessary liaison between the university
administration and the Student Union.
In addition, the Center offers students advisory services about their personal or
institutional representation in domestic or
international activities. The Center's office is located in the Student Union building
for a better accessibility. Working closely
with the Student Union, the Center also provides guidance when needed for clubs and
Social Responsibility Projects are created, organized, led and completed on a volunteer
basis by the students of the University.
Ongoing projects are:
Another important component of the Student Activities Center is "Radio Bilkent",
a voluntary student radio
station that is broadcasting on FM frequency 96.6 to the campus and citywide.
Radio Bilkent provides an
opportunity for Bilkent University students to gain social and professional experiences
and adds value to
the social and cultural life of Ankara with its organizations and programs. Radio
may be listened live through
Internet at www.radyobilkent.com . Bilkent University students can follow the recent
news about the station from
the university newspaper, Bilkent News, and also from the radio's web site. Radio
Bilkent's main studio is located
in the Engineering Building top floor, and the second studio "Radio Bilkent Orçun
Gül", is located in the
food court on main campus.