Are You the Next Student Columnist?
Join the Bilkent News Family

Bilkent News is looking for student columnists for the fall semester. Student columnists write columns about life on campus, opinion pieces, or reviews. Columnists should be well informed and seek to generate discussion with humor, insight and sensitivity by writing in an authoritative but accessible manner.

Student columnists will be expected to:

  • Be deadline-oriented and able to coordinate dates and deadlines with the editors
  • Keep abreast of campus activities, news events, etc.
  • Set goals to improve journalistic skills and work diligently on improving writing
  • Have a strong command of English and the desire to constantly improve
  • Write with sensitivity and never employ hate speech
  • Write well-reasoned columns

If you are interested in writing for Bilkent News, please submit two writing samples to Hande Seçkin Onat ( by May 15.