Medipol Language School | Continuing Professional Development Unit

Social Activities

Istanbul Medipol University Language School Clubs
Extracurricular activity can be almost anything that isn’t required for prep school credit. These activities help students develop their talents, interests and passions. Through these activities students will be able to gather together regardless of their departments and act in a unified manner, contribute value to other people. Also, these activities will serve as a bridge
that develops a professional relationship between students and their instructors. As in the definition the content of these activities is so broad that it is almost impossible to group them in a single place. That’s why, these activities are classified under the framework of “Club” label. To make things easier and act in an organized manner, Medipol University Language
School has established 4 main clubs. These are Social Responsibility Club, Recreational Club, Drama Club and Speaking Club. The definitions and contents of these clubs will be given below.

Social Responsibility Club
In the activities of this club students will raise awareness on certain issues to be a more conscious member of the society. Also, they will be a good demonstration of the simplicity of being a conscious citizen. As for the activities of the club they can be community services such as visiting residents of a senior center, helping disabled people like reading books to the blind, collecting school supplies to donate, planting a school’s garden, trying to help solve environmental problems like collecting litter on the street, passing out food at a soup kitchen, collecting used clothes to be donated, making first aid kits for homeless shelters, holding a recycling contest, feeding stray animals in the shelters and so on.

Recreational Club
Recreational club aims to help students socialize and benefit from the facilities of the city they live in. It’s a great way to meet people with similar interests, do an activity you enjoy, learn more about an activity you're interested in, and gain leadership experience for your future career. This club includes the most wide-ranging activities. Anything that can help
them more active in their environment can be a fun activity. To illustrate, orienteering, friendly gatherings, paintball, travelling, trekking, trips to historical places and going for a picnic.

Drama Club
Drama club targets everyone who wants to develop themselves in acting, directing and playwriting. Students will have the opportunity to work with experienced instructors and make use of their talent. Students will perform an act at the end of the year with the guidance of their instructors.

Speaking Club
In addition to helping the language learning process of the students, Medipol University Preparatory School aims to meet one of the most essential needs of students which is practicing speaking. Many students are complaining about not being able to respond in a conversation. To better their speaking fluency, volunteer instructors will provide a variety of
activities.

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