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Ugur College


Fabrikalar Cad Besyol No 31, 34630, Florya-Istanbul, Turkey

Tel: (+90) 212 592 8844- 212 598 22 97 Fax: (+90) 212 579 90 90

School Summary:

National, IB, curricula.

900 students, 3-19 yrs.

Ugur College is a private co-educational school founded by Y. Kemal Koçak in 1990. The school offers programmes for kindergarten, primary and secondary students aged 3-19.

The curriculum model at Ugur College school is national and is regulated by the Ministry of Education. In addition to the Turkish curriculum, starting from September 2002 International Baccalaureate Programme commenced in the secondary section. Beyond the curriculum standards strong emphasis is placed on responsible citizenship and international understanding. English is the major foreign language for reading, writing, listening and speaking through the study of a wide range of literary and non-literary texts in different styles. German is taught as a second language. There are also programmes for KET, PET and TOEFL exams. Students intend to undertake academic studies at leading universities both in Turkey and abroad.

Extra-curricular activities in art, music, humanities and drama are offered in addition to the traditional ones such as sport activities, folk dancing and modern dancing.

Admission to Ugur College is based on a school-based examination for the elementary sections and according to the regulations of the Ministry of Education for the secondary section. The school calendar is set by the Turkish Ministry of Education and runs from September to June with a semester break in February.

At Ugur College school there are seventy classrooms, four science, two computer laboratories, three music, three video rooms, a conference hall, a swimming pool, a fitness centre, a gymnasium, a digital library and two cafeterias.