As one of the backbones of Universitas Gadjah Mada, UGM Graduate School is expected to always develop itself to benefit others.
Dean of the School, Prof. Ir. Siti Malkhamah, M.Sc., Ph.D, officiated an open house event and 35th anniversary celebration of the School on Tuesday (24/4). Presently, Graduate School has 14 master and 10 doctoral study programs. As high as 70 percent of master program and doctoral program of the School have so far earned ‘A’ accreditation.
In the opening speech, Siti Malkamah expressed her pride that the lecturers of the Graduate School continued to do research and community service projects. In 2017 there were 45 research that cost IDR3.5 billion.
She further reported that in 2017, the number of publications produced by the School was 159 of which 35 were international. In terms of collaboration, the School also established more collaborations with both national and international institutions.
Related to students, she said, "The number of new students in 2017-2018 academic year is 432 and we continue to try to have more students in the future.”
After this speech, chairperson of the open house event, Dr. Ir. Dina Ruslanjari, said that the open house was organised to promote their study programs to society. She added at its 35th age, UGM Graduate School had made achievements for the state and humanity.
"This event is an inseparable part of all the whole anniversary events as a form of commitment of the UGM Graduate School and love for the School,” said Dina Ruslanjari.
Following the speech, celebration was marked with rice cone and ribbon cutting ceremony, dance performance and release of tens of birds. Other events for the celebration include The 10 IGSSCI, scientific speech, Family Gathering, competitions, and sports events.