UNAIR Becomes Co-Host of Asian Undergraduate Summit 2019

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UNAIR NEWS – Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) is back as a partner in International Asia Undergraduate Summit (AUS) 2019 with the theme of “Leadership in a Complex World: Harnessing Untapped Potential”. The program is initiated by National University of Singapore (NUS).

This is the fourth year for Universitas Airlangga to be a co-host of international events. The event will take place from Monday, July 8 to Saturday, July 13 at Campus C UNAIR.

Furthermore, AUS participants reached 36 participants consisting of 10 UNAIR students and 26 students from various universities in Asia. For instance, from Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea, China, and several other Asian countries.

At the opening of the event, there were UNAIR Vice Rector I Prof. DJOKO SANTOSO Dr., Ph.D., Sp.PD.K-GH.FINASIM; Airlangga Global Engagement Executive Secretary Dian Ekowati, S.E., M.Si, M.AppCom (OrgCh)., Ph.D .; and Head of Sub Directorate of International Education Development Directorate of Education UNAIR Syahrur Marta Dwi Susilo, S.Si., M.A., Ph.D. The opening ceremony was held on Tuesday, July 7 in Kahuripan Room 300, UNAIR Management Office. There were also all of AUS participants.

In his remarks, Prof. Djoko expressed his gratitude to the participants for their enthusiasm in participating in this international activity. From these activities, he hopes participants will be proactive and help each other in shaping the future of education. Namely, by offering a solution to current problems that occur in the surrounding environment.

“Personally, I hope there will be more ideas, arguments, suggestions, and various opinions in answering global challenges,” said Prof. Djoko.

Moreover, the participants will be given materials according to the theme. Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss various problems. Ranging from cyber law to cyber communication, which is currently being discussed in recent years.

Participants were also given the opportunity to express their leadership version through group projects and individual records. In addition, during the program, participants will feel the richness of Indonesian culture. Especially in Surabaya in the form of cultural activities. (*)

Author: Faridah Hari

Editor: Feri Fenoria Rifa’i

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