30 Apr 2019

Tel-U Organized International Students Gathering at the KAA Museum

BANDUNG, Telkom University – Telkom University as an international class university certainly cannot avoid international cooperation, international quality, and foreign students. With a large number of international students who can help diplomacy programs for foreign students from friendly countries, and encourage young people to play a more active role as implementing agents for bilateral cooperation between Indonesia when they have finished their studies and return to their respective countries.

The annual International Students Gathering agenda is organized by the Museum of the Asian-African Conference (KAA) in collaboration with Telkom University through International Office. This event was held at the Merdeka Building in Bandung City, Wednesday (24/4). Where the theme raised in this year is Beyond the Bandung Spirit: Indonesia – Africa Forum, this event is also commemorating the 64th anniversary of the Asian African Conference.

The Rector of Telkom University Prof. Adiwijaya said that in this activity Telkom University sent 130 international students and 20 national students, and one of the international students of Telkom University was students from Africa.

“Our involvement in this event is to establish long-standing cooperation with the KAA museum. Also, representing the big picture related to the cooperation between Indonesia and Africa specifically in the field of higher education.

“In addition, the Head of the KAA Museum Meinarti Fauzie said that the purpose of this International Students Gathering was as a forum for the foreign ministry to carry out its public diplomacy role by disseminating Indonesia’s role at the international level.

“We hope that the foreign ministry can also provide a positive picture to non-government institutions, especially education, in strengthening diplomatic relations between Indonesia and friendly countries.”