What's happening in PresUniv

Published: 03 Mar 2023

On Thursday, February 10, 2023, President University (Presuniv) held a virtual alumni gathering. The event, which involved Presuniv alumni from various countries in the world, was also attended by Dr. Setyono Djuandi Darmono, founder of Presuniv and Chairman of the Jababeka Group. Besides that, also present Rector of Presuniv, Prof. Dr. Chairy, the Deputy Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Handa S. Abidin, S.H., LL.M., Ph.D., deans and heads of study programs, heads of bureaus, several lecturers, and hundreds of Presuniv alumni are spread across a number of regions and several countries outside the country.

On that occasion, Deris Nagara shared his experience while studying at the International Relations Study Program, which later led him to be involved in various international organizations. "While at Presuniv, I was active in various organizations. It increased my leadership capacity, so that now I can become the first Indonesian as a President of the Student Executive Board at the School of International Public Administration at Columbia University, United States of America," said Deris.

Kunthi Afrilinda Kusumawardani, an alumni who is now a lecturer at Tilburg University, Netherlands, has talked a lot about the uniqueness of Presuniv. The story goes, "When promoting Presuniv to many groups in the Netherlands, such as several schools and colleges, they asked what was unique about Presuniv. I told a story: the location of our campus is in the middle of an industrial area and is surrounded by 2,000 large companies. Those who heard my story were flabbergasted." There is Roni Girsang who said that he is a small child from Simalungun Regency, North Sumatra, who would have been nothing if he had not received a scholarship from Presuniv. Thanks to the scholarship, Roni was able to study at Presuniv and continue his master's degree at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Now, Roni is the Head of the Risk Management Division at Bank Mandiri Taspen. (Chery Kumala, PR team Photo: Chery Kumala)