Student Counselling in Turkish Universities

Aydın, Gül
Demir, Ayhan Gürbüz
Presents general information about the history, relevant laws and legislation, present status and anticipated future development in Turkish universities, as well as the student counselling services within these institutions. Special emphasis is placed upon the perceived understanding of counselling as commonly accepted by the society, students, and counsellors. While discussing the present status of Turkish university counselling centers, the proposed models, research findings, and problems of the centers are documented. As a more specific example, the Middle East Technical University Counselling Center is described with a discussion of some of the drawbacks and recommended changes for the advancement of the center. Finally, suggestions for a culturally relevant model in terms of the nature, components, and organizational structure of the system are discussed
International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling


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G. Aydın and A. G. Demir, “Student Counselling in Turkish Universities,” International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, pp. 287–302, 1996, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: