Bandarlampung, – The chairman of the Indonesian Chancellor’s Forum (FRI) is also the Chancellor of IPB University Prof. Dr. Arif Satria, SP., M.Si, visited the Indonesian Technocrat University (UTI), on Friday (5/3/2021).
Arrival of Prof. Arif Satria was warmly welcomed by Vice Chancellor I Dr. H. Mahathir Muhammad, SE, MM, representing the Chancellor of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia Dr. HM. Narullah Yusuf, SE, MBA, Vice Chancellors, Deans and a number of lecturers. Arif Satria to establish friendship with the leadership of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.
Because the Chancellor of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia Dr. HM. Nasrullah Yusuf, Deputy Chair of the Indonesian Chancellors Forum. Prof. Arif Satria was invited to tour the campus of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, one of the best universities in Lampung.
The Chancellor of IPB was very impressed with the architectural style of the buildings of the Philosophical Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia. The University of Technocrats campus building is the result of the design work of Dr. HM Nasrullah Yusuf, SE., MBA. Chancellor of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.
Entering the Main Building of the University of Technocrats, Prof. Arif Satria was impressed by the takeline “Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia is the Champion” located in the main lobby of this building.
According to him, the Champion is not only a tagline, but can be made into a film title. Prof. Arif Satria said that he was inspired by the Jurassic Technocrat Park. This was conveyed to the Chairman of the Technocrat Education Foundation, Dr. H Mahathir Muhammad, SE., MM, who accompanied him to see the buildings of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.
When he saw the Jurassic park at the Technocrat University, he felt there was new knowledge with the symbol of the Tyrex Dinosaur, which was valiant but extinct because it did not adapt to the times. Mahathir Muhammad explained that this Dinosaur philosophy was instilled in the students of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia.
Students must be able to keep up with the times, otherwise they will become extinct like dinosaurs. During a visit to the FSIP Building, Prof. Arif Satria felt like he was in Thailand with his white elephant, in front of this building he was greeted by a statue of an elephant playing soccer.
After that, go to the Rectorate Building of the Technocrat University accompanied by the Chairman of the Technocrat Education Foundation, Dr. H. Mahathir Muhammad took a group photo in front of the cool fountain of the Rectorate garden. The visit continued at the Dr. Student Center. HM. Nasrallah Yusuf. IPB Chancellor Prof. Arif Satria was impressed with the design of the Tenokrat Indoor Arena.
Because in this magnificent building there are reliefs of Indonesia’s struggle for independence and reliefs of the Republic of Indonesia as a philosophy of student spirit struggle to achieve victory, to achieve the achievements of the Champion in all fields.
Prof. Arif Satria promised that at another time he would return to the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia to collaborate with IPB University with UTI. Previously Prof. Arif first visited the University of Lampung, Friday (5/3), during his visit he said it was time to change the mindset of higher education, from best practice to future practice, trend creators not trend followers.
Prof. Arif Satria encourages and motivates the academic community of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia to continue to innovate so that the champion’s campus is even more advanced. Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Teknokrat Education Foundation, Dr. H. Mahathir Muhammad, SE, MM, expressed his gratitude for the visit of the Head of FRI Prof. Arif Satria.
With the motivation given, said Mahathir, it spurred the spirit of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia academic community in improving the quality of the Tri Dharma of Higher Education in order to build advanced and superior Indonesian education.