15 Jul 2019

Tel-U Becomes Foster College for UNIBI, UNBAR & STT Wastukencana

BANDUNG, Telkom University – Again, Telkom University is assigned being a Foster College and is trusted by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Kemenristekdikti) for the University of Informatics and Business Indonesia Bandung (UNIBI), Bandung Raya University (UNBAR) and Technology School in Purwakarta.

Telkom University from 2017 to 2018 was assigned as Foster College for 5 universities. Quoting from the official website of kemenristekdikti.go.id that the Directorate of Quality Assurance, the Directorate General of Learning and Student Affairs, the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education held a Foster Program Towards Excellence in 2019 (Foster Program 2019).

This program is aimed at Outstanding Universities (accredited A) to provide assistance to other universities with the majority of study programs being accredited C.The three universities on Monday (7/15) visited Telkom University in addition to benchmarking the purpose of this visit was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Telkom University and UNBAR, UNIBI and STT Wastukencana.

In the agreement, it was agreed to enhance institutional development covering the quality of education, research and community service.

In his remarks, the Rector of Telkom University said that hopefully, this collaboration could jointly improve the quality of education in Indonesia.

“We as educational institutions must be able to create a society that leads to a better nation.” Said the rector.

Prof. Adiwijaya added that through the 2019 Foster Program there were actually no carers or foster care, but Telkom University would also learn a lot and share experiences from colleagues from each university.

“I would like to say thank you to each institution today, enjoy our campus and hopefully, our colleagues from UNIBI, UNBAR, and STT Wastukencana can be inspired and can inspire.”