14 Aug 2018

Brilliant Achievement of Telkom University in its 5th Anniversary

BANDUNG, Telkom University – In  the 5th anniversary of Telkom University which fell right on August 14, 2018 Telkom University held Telkom University Senate Open Session (Tel-U) with an agenda of the 15th graduation for Masters, Bachelor and Associate Expert Period III Academic Year 2017/2018 on Tuesday (August 14, 2018). The event which was held at the Benggala Building or Telkom University Convention Hall (TUCH) confirmed 1,248 graduates from 31 study programs in seven faculties at Telkom University.

After being inaugurated, the graduates will join a large family of Tel-U alumni which today has reached 38,246 people and spread in 31 countries, namely the United States, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, France , Germany, Belgium, Poland, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Nigeria, Nepal, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Timor Leste.

To the graduates, Telkom University Rector Prof. Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng, PhD left a message not to be satisfied with the knowledge that had been achieved while studying at Tel-U. “It could be that the knowledge that you have gained while studying at this campus is only a tiny bit of asset that you must develop so that not only can you survive, but also be able to become a future leader,” the Rector said.

As a form of a responsibility to the parents of students as one of the stakeholders, the Rector of Tel-U also explained about the progress that this campus had achieved in the last three months.

Higher education in Indonesia is in accordance with PP. No. 60 of 1999 has main tasks called the Tridharma Perguruan Tinggi (three tasks of higher education) which consists of Education, Research and Community Service.

Telkom University which is one of the private universities in Indonesia, which was inaugurated in 2013, continues to improve its quality and adheres to the Tridharma Perguruan Tinggi.

Institutional Achievements of Tel-U is inscribed in the field of research and has been recognized worldwide where in early July Tel-U was ranked 1st SINTA (Science and Technology Index) from the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Kemenristekdikti) which aims to realize the independence of the people and encourage publication culture.

After achieving the SINTA Award Tel-U received recognition of International Journal publications through the official website www.scimagojr.com.

In addition to achievements in international indexed journal publications, world recognition is also achieved for the official website of Telkom University www.telkomuniversity.ac.id, where Tel-U website ranks first for the National Private Universities from the official website www.webometrics.info.

And the most recent one achieved by Telkom University was the Widya Padhi award as a university with the best innovation (the best management, startup and spin off company products) by Kemenristekdikti on Friday August 3 2018. Out of the 600 participating universities, Tel-U managed to become “Top Three “after the Bogor Agricultural Institute and the Bandung Institute of Technology. Tel-U is the only private university in the top 3.

Widyapadhi award aims to appreciate the achievements of the University in building the Innovation System through strengthening policies, institutions, resources and innovation networks to produce innovative products.

“This award not only gives pride, but more than that this award is an additional motivation to be determined to make efforts to prevent drug use and control in  student environment in particular and around the campus in general,” the Rector said.

In this graduation ceremony, as a celebration of Telkom University’s 5th anniversary, Tel-U will launch a book entitled “From Lake Bandung to World Class University” which will be distributed to all graduates.

This book will contain the history of the establishment of Telkom University and the story of Tel-U’s journey in the past 5 years.