On Thursday, October 20th, 2022, twenty students and two teachers (Mr. Shwana Qader Pirot and Imadin Majed Zannrni) of the Translation Department at Cihan University-Erbil visited Rudaw Media Network.
There, the heads of reception and administration committees welcomed the visitors. Next, Mr. Bestun Noori, the head of the news studio gave them a brief description of the news-making process. Later, the teachers and students visited the channel`s translation desk where its manager, Mr. Fadhil Hawrami, talked about the process and problems of news translation and interpreting. The visitors` subsequent questions enriched the meeting. In the end, they went to the radio station and find the importance of translation in the bulletin preparation. The supervising teachers, on behalf of the head and teaching staff of the translation department, expressed their gratitude for the network`s hospitality.
The main purpose of these activities is to make the students of the translation department familiar with the challenges of authentic translation including written, oral, and audiovisual translation. In so doing, the department yearly makes some scientific trips for its students.