Xanana Gusmao, the Former President of Timor Leste visited UNAIR’s Booth

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On Wednesday (25/7), Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) participated at the Indonesian Education Fair (IEF) in Dili, Timor Leste. The exhibition was held by the Indonesian Cultural Center in Timor Leste. UNAIR was present in this branding exhibition in the hopes of raising the interest and awareness of students in Timor Leste for pursuing a higher education in Universitas Airlangga.

The exhibition highlights Universitas Airlangga’s numerous degree programs as opportunities for students from Timor Leste. In addition, Universitas Airlangga’s non-degree programs were also highlighted, giving the chance and opportunity for students in Timor Leste who were instrested. The students enthusiasm in regards of Universitas Airlangga’s international programs were met by welcoming representatives from UNAIR.

The main highlight of the day was the visit by the former President of Timor Leste, Mr. Xanana Gusmao. Mr. Gusmao took his time to visit Universitas Airlangga’s exhibition stand and asks questions to the representatives regarding Universitas Airlangga’s programs both degrees and non- degrees an seemed delighted with Univerisatas Airlangga’s participation in Timor Leste’s higher education. He also added his acknowledgements as UNAIR have able to provide scholarships to fifteen student from Timor Leste.