Saturday, December 14, 2019


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

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.

UNAIR’s Courtesy Visit to UNTL: Fostering Future Collaboration

On Thursday (26/7), representatives of Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) visited the Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa’e (UNTL) on a courtesy visit. Universitas Airlangga was represented by Ms. Margaretha as the Head of Division of Global Networking and Communication of Airlangga Global Engagement, Dr. Akhmad Taufiq Mukti, lecturer from the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine, Mr. Irwanto SpA (K), lecturer from the Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Sulis Bayusentono Sp.OT lecturer from the Faculty of Medicine. This visit’s intention was for a strategic meeting with the representatives of UNTL.

Welcoming the guests were representatives of UNTL who was represented by the Rector of UNTL. The day started with a strategic meeting, attended by the representatives of UNAIR as well as the Vice Rector of International Cooperation, Vice Rector for Student Affairs, Vice Rector for General Administration, Vice Rector for Institution Planning and Development and Dean of Faculty of Economics and Business from UNTL.  The strategic meeting covers numerous issues concerning the two universities, namely; higher education opportunity for university’s staff, research and publications, and joint programs. One of the most paramount area of cooperation that were discussed were the joint PhD program as UNTL is currently dependent on universities in Portugal for its doctoral research implementation. Furthermore, the possibility of academic mobility in the form of joint research and international community service were discussed in the meeting.

The day was followed by guest lectures from Universitas Airlangga’s lecturers. Dr. Irwanto SpA (K) delivered a lecture on “Disabled Children in Indonesia”, Dr. Sulis Bayusentono Sp.OT on “Five Years Clinical Experience of Single Event Multilevel Surgery in Cerebral Palsy Cases at Surabaya”; Dr. Akhmad Taufiq Mukti on the “Potential and Development of Aquaculture by Application of Its Biotechnology” and Ms. Margaretha, M.Sc on the “Well Being Factors for Predicting Academic Achievements of School-age Children and Early Identification and Intervention for Children with Autism with TEACCH Approach”. The guest lectures, were met with great enthusiasm from UNTL students who were delighted to present interesting questions to the lecturers.

Universtas Airlangga values the friendship and cooperation with other universities. As an institution of learning, collaboration and cooperation for the greater good are needed to further help enlighten students of both countries. The courtesy visit of Universitas Airlangga, followed by the strategic meeting and guest lectures are part of UNAIR’s milestone in initiating further academic collaboration with UNTL.

[SURABALI2018] Get in Touch with the Nature in Site and Production Visit

The Bali Leg of SuraBali 2018 continues on with the agenda of Site and Production Visit that took time in two days, Monday (23/7) and Tuesday (24/7). After having breakfast, the committee divided the participants into two groups based on their selected company for their Business Model Canvas presentation. One group went to the Bali Tangi, and the others went to Bumi Ayu Bungalow.

After the Site and Product Visit, all the participants from two different groups went to Udayana University to attend the next an also the last activity for the day, which was learning how to make Traditional Balinese decoration, Paku Pipit. This decoration is commonly used for decorative purpose especially during wedding, and any other festivities. The decoration is made out of young coconut leaves, or in Bali is called Busung. On the next day, the group’s destinations are then switched so all participants have the opportunity to visit both companies. To end the second day, the participants then invited to a Yoga Session, held in Udayana University. The yoga session was held for approximately an hour.

Proud moment! UNAIR Student’s Design won the ASEAN Logo Competition

On Thursday (26/7) Adi Wisnu Nugroho, a student from the Department of Accounting of the Faculty of Economy and Business Universitas Airlangga, won the ASEAN+3 University Network (AUN) logo design contest, held in Bandar Seri Bengawan, Brunei Darussalam. The design triumphed against 152 other designs by 93 students from across 9 countries.

Adi presented his design in front of 93 rectors and academicians from 43 universities in ASEAN+3. His presentation explains why he manages to won the contest from which he explains his design that have cortex shapes that visualizes the dynamic nature of AUN. He stated that “The colors and shape of my design institutionalizes the hope that AUN can maintain their cooperation through communication, education and harmonious partnership”.

Adi received a trophy and reward from AUN’s Executive Director, Choltis Dhiarthiti on the ASEAN+3 Rector’s Conference in Bandar Seri Bengawan. Adi’s logo has also been accepted as AUN’s official emblem and will be printed and uses on the flag on every AUN events.

Well done, Adi!


Universitas Airlangga welcomes a Courtesy Visit from the University of Malaya

On Thursday (19/7) Universitas Airlangga received the honor of welcoming representatives from the University of Malaya for a courtesy visit. The delegates, who consists of Prof. Dr. Zanariah Abdullah (Dean of Faculty of Science) and Zarina Aspanut (Senior Lecturer, Low Dimensional Material Research Centre, Faculty of Science) took time to visit the Faculty of Science and Technology of Universitas Airlangga.

The representatives of the University of Malaya was welcomed by Prof Windarmanto, as the Dean Faculty of Science and Technology of Universitas Airlangga and Dr. Ninik Siti Aminah, as the Vice Dean for Research, Publication, Partnership and Community Services Faculty of Science and Technology of Universitas Airlangga.  The delegates from Malaysia was then given tour of the faculty as well as attending meetings with Universitas Airlangga.

On this meeting, numerous issues were discussed. Among them are the potential collaboration and cooperation between the Faculty of Science of the University of Malaya and the Faculty of Science and Technology of Universitas Airlangga. Both parties agreed to create joint partnership in terms of research collaboration, joint publication and two ways academic mobility program. During their visit, the representatives from the University of Malaya  met with the researchers from FST UNAIR to discuss further about the potential research collaboration. 



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