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METU NCC Student Forum: ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi



Students of METU from different ethnicities lying down on grass.
METUans posing for a picture in the grass near the METU Square.

METU is quite a diverse Institution; therefore, uniting students as one big family is necessary. Aside from academic performance, the social welfare of each student is also a priority in METU. And to that end, expressing yourself has never been an issue. So, what better way to socially integrate students than an existing social media group platform? METU NCC created a Facebook group, i.e., ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi.

Image of the ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi page on Facebook

Introduction to ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi.

ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi is an online forum where Metuans can socially express themselves as well as help each other. In 2012, ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi came into existence on Facebook. Even today, it still serves as a forum where the voices of students get heard. Containing over 7500 members, ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi has made a positive impact on-campus. The name, ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi, means Middle East Technical University North Cyprus Campus Student Image. Notwithstanding, ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi is popularly known as “Imece” by many students on campus.

How to be a member of ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi.

Becoming a member of Imece is very easy. However, it is crucial to note that Imece is for Metuans only. Students, lecturers, professors, and even graduates of METU can all be members of the group. If you want to become a member, the following steps are needful;

  • First, Search ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi on Facebook.
  • Secondly, Click the “Join group” button.
  • Thirdly, you have to complete the brief questionnaire displayed on the screen. The survey is available in Turkish and English languages so that international students can also partake. This questionnaire also enlightens you on the group’s rules and regulations. 
  • Finally, you have to send a photo of your student ID to the Group Administrator. Kadir Yıldırım is the Group Administrator responsible for identity clarification. Having sent a copy of your student ID card to him, you will eventually be a member in no time.
The questions that you have to answer as a form of verification before acceptance into the ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi Facebook group
Steps to becoming a member.

These steps are quite comfortable and simplified. It takes at most 20 minutes to be a part of ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi. 

What are your rights as a member of ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi.

You have the following rights as a group member;

  • Self Expression: As a member of Imece, you can express yourself on the Facebook group. It is the right of every student to complain and express their feelings about anything. It is without a doubt that some students find it difficult to express themselves in public. Some might be shy to complain about a problem they’re facing daily on campus. However, Imece is a forum where timid voices speak louder. Feel free to express yourself on Imece.
  • Advertise: Do you want to sell an item? Do you want to make your business known on campus? You can do that on ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi. Every member of Imece has the right to advertise and sell any item on the group’s platform. Additionally, it is advisable to take due permissions from the group administrator before advertising.
  • Ask: There is no shame in asking any question on Imece. As a member, you have the right to ask any question. You can also ask for help on Imece. 
A picture of an envent invitation that was posted on the ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi Facebook page
Advert on Imece

Rules and Regulations of ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi.

Although Imece is a free group with lots of student rights, some particular actions are prohibited. ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi has specific Rules and Regulations that guide our behaviors as students. These Rules have been put in place to ensure smooth operation. With over 7500 members, notwithstanding, these rules apply to both students and staff. The rules that govern conducts on Imece are as follows;

  • Trolling of any member of ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi is highly prohibited.
  • You cannot advertise a business without due permission. Any business advertisement of any kind on Imece must take place under the authorization of the Group Administrator.
  • If you want to sell something, you have to write the price on the post. You should not send a message separately to those who ask. Sometimes people who ask can give wrong information to others regarding an item. This rule aims at curbing such issues in Imece online trading.
  • It is prohibited to use foul or mean words against other members of the group. You are allowed to post something meaningful and beneficial to you and other students.
  • Middle East Technical University has an outstanding reputation. It is wrong to throw shade at the University. Expressing dissatisfaction about a particular issue is perfectly normal. However, your critiques must be constructive and not demeaning or derogatory.

These rules are essential, notwithstanding, punishments will follow defaulters. It is your responsibility as a member to adhere and obey the rules of ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi.

What can ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi do for you as a student?

All University students have something in common. We all want the best for ourselves. Imece doesn’t just offer you the best for yourself, but it also gives you more to benefit your peers. 

Did you know that

  • Imece can help students secure jobs and internship spots?
  • members can get cheaper deals on items sold by fellow students?
  • students can get personal tutors and educational assistants on Imece?
  • you can get important announcements and information regarding any situation? You can get information regarding flights, bus schedules, and even student-organized occasions. To be conversant with the bus shuttle system, you can click here.

Of course, you already know that you can advertise your business and sell your items on Imece.

A picture of an ad that was posted before on the ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi Facebook page
Selling on Imece

All of these and even more are very beneficial to any University student. Seeing all Imece can do for you as a student, avoid reluctance in clicking the “join group” button.


To sum up, METU is one big family, and Imece is a bond holding this family together. Imece is not just an online platform like any other; it has a specific goal and purpose. Based on the English translation of ODTÜ KKK Öğrenci İmecesi, we derive the meaning, METU NCC Students Image. In other words, Imece is an online group that displays the magnificent image of METU students. Also, as a METU student, you can be part of this delightful image by clicking here and joining me and other METUans on the group.

METUans from different parts of the world posing for a picture next to the Culture and Congress Center building
METU as a family

I am looking forward to productive interactions with you as fellow group members. Do not hesitate to let us know in the comment section if you have any issues joining.

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