Graduation July 2008: ITB Releases 1356 Graduates

By Mandeep Kaur Gill

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BANDUNG, – “….We promise to always lift the good name of our Alma Mater, Bandung Institute of Technology” vowed during the speech the fresh graduates of ITB gave on Saturday 19th July 2008 in Sasana Budaya Ganesa For the third time of academic year 2007/2008, ITB carried out the graduation. ITB Rector. Dr. Ir. Djoko Santoso, MSc. proudly said that ITB had succeeded in passing the most number of graduates in all of its history, a total of 1356 undergraduate, masters and doctoral students. The numbers of graduates with notation cum laude were 164 bachelors, 95 masters’ students and 6 doctorate students. Rector informed that although ITB is still ranked no. 396 in the world, the institute is still ranked better in specific fields. In engineering and TI, ITB sits on 114 and in natural sciences, ITB is no. 135 on the world scale. This shows that ITB’s quality is good enough on an international level. The rector hopes that once they have become ITB alumni, the graduates would still work and always put the good of the community, people and the country of Indonesia.