Malang – Darmasiswa RI Program 2018/2019 was officially closed on Friday (14/6) in the Meeting Room of Office of International Affairs UM. The event began at 10.00 a.m., with a report of Darmasiswa Program delivered by Dr. Evi Eliyanah, the Director of OIA UM. Then, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Budi Eko Soetjipto, M.Ed., gave a short speech followed by the cutting of tumpeng. The cutting of tumpeng was considered as a symbol of the closing of Darmasiswa Program 2018/2019.
This next agenda was continued by a testimony from Hanem, one of the participants. She told her impressions after her study at UM within Darmasiswa Program. She said that she loved UM and wanted to apply the next International Program in UM.
After giving impression and messages, the students were called one by one to receive their certificates of their activeness for one year studying at UM. Although some students had came back to each of their countries, they proudly toke pictures together and showing their certificates accompanied by Mr. Budi Eko Soetjipto, Mrs. Evi Eliyanah, lecturers, and tutors of Darmasiswa Program. The program was closed by the MC followed by eating tumpeng together.
Reporter: Aulia Qisti