Rector: Graduates do not Rely on Technology “Instanitation”

Rector of Universitas Brawijaya (UB), Prof. Widodo, S.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.Med.Sc advised the graduates not to be lulled by instantaneous technological advances because success requires hard work. That was what he said in front of 687 UB graduates in the Samantha Krida Building, Saturday (4/12/2022).

“Your achievement and success is determined by hard work. This hard work that is not instantaneous must be made into a philosophy in life for the millennial generation, who currently live in an instant way, “he said.

The former Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences said that achievement and success must be achieved through hard work without being instantaneous.

“Money can’t buy love. But if you don’t have money, then love isn’t beautiful, so you have to keep learning,” he said.

In his speech in front of the graduates, the Rector also conveyed the philosophy of Apple founder Steve Job “Stay Hungry and Stay Foolish” which means that we must not be lulled by everything that has been given, we must continue to develop ourselves and be humble in order to gain knowledge. This is because this can be obtained wherever we are.

On this occasion, the Rector conveyed a number of achievements that UB has achieved, one of which is in the international ranking version of QS.

“Currently, UB is in the position of 801-1001 in the world. Whereas in the QS World University Ranking by Subject it is at 301-341 for Agriculture and Forestry (302-350); Business and Management Studies (451-500); Law (301-340); and Social Science and Management (401-450).

Meanwhile, Vice Rector I for Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Aulanni’am, drh., DES reported that there were 687 graduates consisting of the Faculty of Law (37 graduates from bachelor, master and doctoral programs); Faculty of Economics and Business (17 graduates from bachelor, master and doctoral programs); Faculty of Administrative Sciences (73 graduates from bachelor, master and doctoral programs); Faculty of Agriculture (36 graduates from the undergraduate program); Faculty of Animal Husbandry (38 graduates from undergraduate programs); Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences (39 graduates from bachelor, master and doctoral programs); Faculty of Engineering (62 graduates from undergraduate programs); Faculty of Medicine (75 graduates from undergraduate and professional programs); Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (45 graduates from the program for undergraduate programs); Faculty of Agricultural Technology (8 graduates from undergraduate programs); Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (24 graduates from undergraduate programs); Faculty of Cultural Studies (17 graduates from undergraduate programs); Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (12 graduates from undergraduate programs); Faculty of Dentistry (15 graduates from professional programs); Faculty of Computer Science (67 graduates from undergraduate and master programs); Graduate School (3 graduates from the Doctoral program); Vocational Faculty (94 graduates from community and applied expert programs); and the Faculty of Health Sciences (24 graduates from undergraduate and professional programs). (OKY/Humas UB/ Trans. Iir).