Ufuk Demirel graduated from Cumhuriyet University High School of Nursing in 2005. She completed her master degree at Cumhuriyet University Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Internal Medicine Nursing in 2014.

She started working as a nurse in İzmir Kent Hospital in 2005. She worked as a supervisor in Sivas Anatolian Hospital between the years of 2007-2008. She started working in Cumhuriyet University Research and Training Hospital and she served as a nurse in intensive care unit (anesthesia intensive care unit, cardiovascular surgery intensive care unit) and in pain medicine.

She started working as a lecturer in İzmir University of Economics in 2015 and still working there.