Bandar Lampung, - The Ministry of Education and Culture (MOEC) Republic of Indonesia hopes that Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia will become a World Class University said the Head of Higher Education Coordination Commission (LLDIKTI) Region 2, Nuril Furkan, after receiving predicate "Outstanding" from National Accreditation Body (BAN-PT) Indonesia. Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia has been “the leading campus” in Sumatera that achieves this accreditation predicate according to official website Direktori Institusi BAN PT. Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia is well-known by its students’ reputable achievement within local, national and international scale. According to Nuril, good accreditation represents the efforts of the Rector and his management team in building good quality education system so that lecturers and students are able to compete not only in Asian but also global scale. “I hope that in the future, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia will continue to achieve International recognition, nurture future leaders who can contribute to development of the state and nation. Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia will always improve educational facilities and infrastructure in order to provide supporting academic environments for its staffs, lecturers, and students said Nuril. In addition, Nuril also hopes that Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia will be able to expand its international collaboration to support learning innovations and can produce outstanding alumni. Nuril's statement was conveyed in the 2020 Graduation Ceremony of Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, Tuesday, September 22, 2020.
In addition, Nuril also congratulated the graduates for their successful study and put strong emphasis on life-long learning. "Graduates and alumni are expected to apply the knowledge, skills, and character they have acquired while studying at Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia" explained Nuril. There are 200 graduates who come from the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Faculty of Letters and Educational Sciences. The Chairman of Yayasan Pendidikan Teknokrat Dr. H. Mahathir Muhammad, S.E, M.M said to the 200 graduates and the best students from the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Sciences and Faculty of Arts and Education, “Graduates must show their outstanding character in the community, respect others, and give big contribution to Indonesia.
Even though this graduation ceremony was not attended by parents due to COVID-19 Pandemic, parents can still watch the graduation ceremony broadcasted live on YouTube at Universitas Teknokrat Channel. Mahathir said Corona pandemic was not decreased students’ motivation to compete various competitions. They participate in reputable online competitions such as debate, robotic, and entrepreneurship. Regarding education system, according to Mahathir, Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia has been using online learning system in order to support the lectures. Until now, online learning system were still running effectively to accommodate the faculty’s academic activities during COVID-19 Pandemic.
Rector of Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia Dr. HM. Nasrullah Yusuf, SE., MBA. stated that Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia will ensure the quality all graduates since they have been nurtured and trained with not only competency-based curriculum but also supported with complete and sufficient facilities. “Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia strives to become a world class university that is leading in research and entrepreneurial capacity” said Nasrullah.