International Students Club




The aim of the International Students Club is to build a bridge between cultures around the world through various activities and events at Sabanci University.








Samar Raza Merchant

Zeerak Fatima Syeda


Sheheryar Ahmad

Nadia Iqbal

Hassan Murtaza



Article 1 Name of the Organization

The name of the organization shall be:

●      Sabancı University International (SU International).


Article 2 Purpose

The main purposes of the SU International Club are:

●      To foster understanding and to develop lasting friendship between

the Turkish and the foreign students and the faculty in the Sabancı

University community through social and academic activities.

●      To provide an opportunity for the Sabancı University community to

socialize and interact with cultures from around the world.

●      To assist or represent the foreign students and faculty of Sabancı

University in administrative and educational matters when necessary.

●      We expect this interaction to help the international community get

acquainted with the Turkish culture. In turn, Turkish students and faculty

can also enrich their cultural experience at Sabancı University through

interaction with international students and faculty.

●      To assist for Sabancı University students for their study about Erasmus

and other international education programs.

●      To assist Sabancı University students about AISEC, European Youth

Parliament and European Union projects.

●      To bring international students together and cultivate a deeper

understanding of the cultures around the world.

●      To support the rights of international students on campus and to

assist them with their struggles related to the language barrier.

Article 3 Membership

●      The Club is open to foreign and Turkish citizens alike.

Article 4 Activities

●      SU International will develop activities through which the SU Turkish

community could learn about different cultures and traditions from all over

the world, as well as the activities that will show the Turkish culture to the

international community working at Sabancı University.

●      Ideas for activities include: trips, movie nights, cultural events, etc.

Article 5 Offices of the Organization

●      Offices at this clubs shall be: President, Vice President, Chief Executive

Officer, Financial Manager, and Event Manager. Together these offices form

the Board of Directors.

●      Election for the offices shall be held in the end of each academic year.

The elected persons will serve for the duration of the year.

●      Each member of SU International can be elected for the same office for

a maximum of two years in a row.

·●      At least three out of five board members must be international students

at any given time.

Article 6 Responsibilities for persons in the office

●      The President shall preside at the meetings of the club, shall serve

as official representative of the club members, and shall maintain official

correspondence for the club.

●      The Vice President shall assume the duties of the President upon

the absence of the President.

●      The Chief Executive Officer shall administer the main responsibilities

include developing and implementing high-level strategies, making major

decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of the club, and

acting as the main point of communication between the board of directors.

●      Financial Manager shall keep a complete record of the proceedings of

the club, shall be responsible for drafting club budget and balance, and

shall be in general charge of the club finances.

●      Event Manager shall apply project management to the creation and

development of the events.

●      The Board of Directors shall administer the affairs of the club between

club meetings.

●      The financial decisions of the club have to be approved (majority vote)

by the quorum at a monthly meeting.

Article 7 Elections

●      Elections for offices shall be conducted in the end of each year.

Every member can make proposals for the office.

●      A person is elected for the office with at least 50% + 1 of the votes

of the club members present at the meeting.

Article 8 Amendments

●      This constitution may be amended by a majority of those present

at a meeting, as long as the meeting is duly called and at least two weeks

notice of the impending amendment is given.

●      All proposed amendments must be submitted to the President in

advance, so that he/she may advise the membership of its intent.

Article 9 Organization Meetings

●      There will be around one monthly meeting during each month

of the school year. In addition, Executive Committee may call other

meetings if necessary.

●      There have to be at least 5 members present in order to hold a

monthly meeting.

●      The members present will constitute a quorum, provided the meeting

has been announced at least three days in advance.

Article 10 Final Regulations

●      SU International can dissolve itself when decided by a ¾ majority of

the members present in a monthly meeting.

●      In the case that SU International is dissolved, all the assets of the club

shall go to the Student Government at SU.




Tüzükte belirtilen hususlar ve kulüp yönetim organları tarafından ileride yapılacak olan tüm değişikliklerin, Üniversitenin tanımlı ve yayınlanmış Ders Dışı Öğrenci Etkinlikleri Süreci dahilindeki Yönerge Prosedür ve Talimatları ile uyumlu olması, kulüp yönetiminin sorumluluğundadır. Aykırı olacak biçimde düzenlenmiş maddelerin kulüp üyeleri üzerinde bağlayıcılığı olmayıp anlaşmazlık halinde üniversite tarafından yayınlanmış süreç dokümanlarında tanımlı olan sistematikler ve hükümler uygulanır