Rectorate, UIN News Online – UIN Jakarta students managed to obtain achievements in Ihtifal Institusi Pengajian Tinggi ASEAN 2018 at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia, Thursday-Tuesday, (03/29-04/3, 2018). This accomplishment is obtained by setting aside dozens of other universities.

This information is delivered by Vice Rector for Student Affairs of UIN Jakarta Prof. Dr. Yusron Razak M.Si to UIN News Online in his office, Thursday (04/05/2018). “Alhamdulillah, our children, students of UIN Jakarta managed to record a remarkable achievement in the annual event of Ihtifal 2108 in Malaysia,” said Yusran.

The achievement, he continues, recorded in a number of competitions, namely Arabic Debate, Bilingual Speech (Arabic and English), Nasyid, and Quran Recitation Competition.

“Although not winning the entire race, this achievement still makes UIN Jakarta as a contestant who always managed to record the achievements in the event,” he added.

Sub-division Head of Talent Development and Student Interest of UIN Jakarta R.Trisno Muh. Riyadi M.Kom who accompanied the team, explained that UIN Jakarta Arabic debate team succeeded in winning the competition after defeating other contestant from University of Malaya. The team consists of Mahbubi (FAH / VI), Muhammad Difa el-Haq (FDI / IV), Khairul Mufid Zubairi (FDI / IV), and Qolbun Salim al-Faruqi (FDI / IV).

Additionally, Khairul Mufid Zubairi also won the best debater award. “In addition to the first champion, one member of the UIN Jakarta Arabic debate team was also voted the best debater,” said Trisno.

Another remarkable achievement was also achieved by Jamaliah Hadiroh, 8th semester student of FSH UIN Jakarta. She won the 3rd best prize for Bilingual Speech Language category.

Moreover, Nasyid team of UIN Jakarta managed to achieve the best Nasyid Performers. The team consists of Adi Putra Utama (Management / FEB), Irvan Sadiq Munsawi (PBA / FITK), Muhammad Ramadan Saputra (BSI / FAH), Muhammad Faqihus Syari (FDI), Aris Muzayin (HK / FSH), and TB Ahmad Akbar Alqadly (BSA / FAH). They are considered capable in presenting the best nasyid performance.

On Al-Quran Recitation competition, UIN Jakarta is represented by Isna Wirahmadayati (SI/FST) and Adek Putra Masrianda (IQTAF/FU) must acknowledge the excellence of other university contestants. “But overall, this year UIN Jakarta managed to bring back one of the first championship trophy from Malaysia,” explained Trisno.

Meanwhile, Rector of UIN Jakarta Prof Dr Dede Rosyada MA expressed his appreciation for the accomplishment. “It’s not about winning or losing, its about thriving on a challenge. Hopefully, we can maintain and improves this tradition,” said Rector. (usa)