UNAIR NEWS – The supporter’s voices echoed during winner announcement session. There were 20 UNAIR ambassadors candidates from each faculty showed their best abilities and skills in front of the judges and supporters on Wednesday night, 21 November at Airlangga Convention Center (ACC) Campus C UNAIR.
Grand Final of Universitas Airlangga Ambassador Competition 2018 was opened with quite heavy rain at that night. UNAIR ambassador 2018 candidates consists a pair of UNAIR ambassador representatives from each faculty.
Head of UNAIR Ambassador Community, Ichwan Firmansyah stated that this event was an annual routine agenda. Before the Peak of this event, there were 1st and 2nd preliminary rounds. After being selected, UNAIR ambassador contestants 2018 participated in quarantine which was divided into three sessions. (sessions 1, 2, and 3)
Towards the end, meet the judges session was held and ended with Grand Final night. For this year, he hoped that all candidates will be able to support and participate in UNAIR program to reach top 500 world class university.
“Alhamdulillah, we can organized the grand final. Whoever wins it, hopefully it will be able to support campus program, Universitas Airlangga towards top 500 world class university.” he said.
UNAIR Director of Student Affairs Dr. M. Hadi Subhan, SH., MH., CN., expressed his appreciation to Airlangga University Ambassador Association as organizer for this event. Through this event, the best candidate for UNAIR Ambassadors can be chosen. Because, according to Hadi, UNAIR Ambassador is a representation of Universitas Airlangga students.
“They (UNAIR Ambassadors, ed) are a representation of outstanding student in Universitas Airlangga,” he said.
Meanwhile, Director of UNAIR Student Affairs, Vice Rector I UNAIR Prof. Dr., Djoko Santoso, Ph.D., K-GH., FINASIM., said that UNAIR Ambassadors are expected to be the best. UNAIR Ambassadors are expected not only for being the best in speaking skills and concepts. Moreover, they are expected to give a real impact for community.
“How great it would be, if you (UNAIR Ambassador, ed) can contribute in helping Universitas Airlangga to be a World Class University,” he said.
Prof. Djoko also encouraged UNAIR Ambassadors to spread the enthusiasm for fellow students and share their knowledge through writing. Thus, they can apply their concept directly and give a real impact for community.
“You must encourage your colleagues to work and give back their knowledge to community,” he said.
In a series of Grand Final activities, 20 candidates walked on runaway gave a excitement to audiences. All of the supporters of each faculty showed their support at that night. Supporters also appeared with letter balloons and colored balloons to support their faculty candidate.
All smile and costum of each finalist also looked so graceful accompanied with colorful lighting in that night. The opening looked so cheerful and festive.
Through a long processes, finally UNAIR Ambassador winner name were announced. They are Muhammad Fadhel Maulana and Chorisma Permata Putri Nurazizah; Vice UNAIR Ambassador, Abu Rizal Dwikatmono Johan and Aisyah Putri Rahvy; Friendship Ambassador Kevin Prianto; and Favorite Ambassador Selvia Yuliani DRS. (*)
Author: Feri Fenoria