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Sports at Işık University
Sports Opportunities

Işık University, which believes participation in sports has a positive influence on academic success, attaches importance to the existence of playfields at its campuses, where students are able to engage in wide range of sports activities. Students have the chance to take part in outdoor sports as well as indoor sports, especially at the Şile campus, thanks to its advantageous location.

There are several indoor and outdoor sports facilities students can avail themselves of at Işık University's Şile campus.

Students can play volleyball, basketball, table tennis, billiards, Far East sports, and fitness in these sports facilities. In addition, students can engage in sports activities at artificial pitches, tennis courts, and basketball, volleyball, and beach volley courts.

There is a Fitness Center and a semi-Olympic pool at the Maslak campus in addition to open playfields.

Our Sports Facilities
  • Our fitness center with 424 seat capacity and 5 chaging rooms where it is possible to use as a gym and to do weight and form training,
  • Basketball court,
  • Volleyball court,
  • Tennis court,
  • Football field,
  • Open and closed table tennis areas
  • Billiards Tables
  • Semi Olympic Indoor Pool at Maslak Campus,
Our Achieved Successes
  • • Our American Football team was promoted in May 2012 to super league in the Protected Football League organized by the University Sports Federation.
  • • Seda Oğuzer ranked as Turkey's 4th-best swimmer in the swimming contest organized by the University Sports Federation on May 2012.
  • • Işık University came in 3rd in the University Leg of the Red Bull Extreme Sailing Series in May 2012.
  • • Our Men's Tennis Team ranked 2nd at the Turkey Tennis Championship organized by the University Sports Federation in March 2012.
  • • Seda Oğuzer came in 4th at the Turkey Tennis Championship organized by the University Sports Federation in March 2012.
  • • Our Men's Snowboard Team ranked 3rd at a competition held in Istanbul organized by the University Sports Federation in March 2012. Meanwhile, Melike Yılmaz ranked 3rd at the skiing contest among women.
  • Enes Alp Güngör Flöre ranked 3rd at the Turkish Fencing Championship organized by the University Sports Federation in April 2011.
  • Onatkut Varış became the right-hand arm wrestling champion of Turkey at the Arm Wrestling Championship organized by the University Sports Federation in March 2012.
  • Our Men's Volleyball Team became the second in the league at the First League contests organized by the University Sports Federation in February 2012.
  • Işık University Psychology student Büşra Arığ ranked 3rd at the 2012 Turkish Women Chess Championship.
  • Işık University Industry Engineering student Melike Yılmaz ranked 1st in the informal category of skiing at the contest that took place in Uludağ under the sponsorship of Bonus Card on January 7, 2012.
  • Büşra Arığ came in 2nd at the Istanbul City First Place Chess Tournament organized by the Istanbul representative of the Turkey Chess Federation among 240 students on December 30, 2011 and won a cup.
  • Onatkut Varış ranked 2nd in Turkey at right arm and left arm contests at the Turkish Arm Wrestling Championship organized by the University Sports Federation in March 2011.
  • Bahtiyar Ece Örsel took 5th place at the Turkish Judo Championship organized by the University Sports Federation in March 2011.
  • The Işık University Women's Tennis Team ranked 3rd at the Turkish Tennis Championship organized by the University Sports Federation in March 2011 and was promoted to the First League.
  • The Işık University Men's Volleyball Team became the Second League champion in matches organized by the University Sports Federation in December 2010 and was promoted to the First League.
  • The Işık University Women's Volleyball Team ranked 2nd in Second League matches organized by the University Sports Federation in December 2010 and was promoted to the First League.
  • Seda Oğuzer, one of our athletes on our swimming team, won 1 Silver and 2 Bronze medals at 2009 the Interuniversities Swimming Contest organized at Harran University (Şanlıurfa) on May 19–22. Aziz Fırat Açar, Dilara Kaplan, and Seda Oğuzer acquired the right to attend the selection of World University Games in a total of 7 events that took place in Izmir on May 20 and May 21.
  • Our Sailing Team ranked 3rd in Istanbul at the Interuniversities Sailing Contests on April 4–5, 2009.
  • Our Women's Volleyball Team ranked 4th in the Istanbul C category Volleyball First Place Contests organized by the University Sports Federation between March 23 and April 07, 2009.
  • Our Women's Basketball Team's captain Melissa Çolakoğlu scored the most baskets in Category B matches of the University Sports Federation at the Işık University Sports Facilities on December 1–5, 2008.
  • Our Women's Basketball Team ranked 4th in Istanbul in Category B matches of the University Sports Federation at Işık University Sports Facilities on December 1–5, 2008.
  • Seda Oğuzer ranked 1st in the Women's 50m Backstroke race that took place in Marmaris on April 28–29, 2008.