TURKEY: University departments face closureHurriyet Daily News.
Many universities should change their curricula because after completing courses, students lose hope of finding a proper job and therefore choose another profession outside their realm of interests, said education journalist Abbas Güçlü.
"Not only public universities, but also some private university departments are suffering from a lack of students," he said. Even the university departments that allegedly provide more job opportunities, such as software engineering, are struggling to attract enough students. Güçlü said that before opening a course, a university should consider the unemployment rate in that course's sector.
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