Burcu Aydin is an international educator and administrator who has over 17 years of experience in the education sector. A global citizen due to her passion for traveling and teaching, she has had the greatest opportunities to work at several universities and schools in China, Taiwan, Malta, Spain, the UK, the USA, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and France. She holds an M.A. from California State University, Northridge in Educational Administration and Policy and a B.A. from the University of Southern California in Communications along with her TEFL certificate and diploma from Spain and the U.K.
Before joining Gulf Medical University, UAE in 2017 as the Director of Student Affairs Department, she was working at the Sorbonne University in Paris for 3 years and served as a lecturer, admissions jury, and advisor. In her current role, she has dedicated her time and efforts to ensure that students have the best possible experience at the university. She advocates students, assists them with personal matters, career planning, counseling, accomodation, academic advising and supports extracurricular activities including student clubs and newsletter as well as a variety of all-school activities including orientation, trips, events, conferences, competitions, and seminars. She is a language enthusiast and has travelled to over 50 countries.