Ulku’s upbringing was influenced by positive ideologies and aesthetics. Her mother, Resime Nisanoglu, was a pioneer in the fashion design and a creator of women’s fashion industry in Adana-Turkey. Ulku was inspired by her mom, watched her helping people and educating them to adapt the contemporary & Resime’ Couture fashion & Fabric Design in women’s clothing. Ulku wanted to improve her knowledge in the art and fashion world. She was accepted to and studied textile in one of the prominent Art Universities in Turkey, Mimar Sinan University. She ranked first in her graduation class.