Collaboration President University -Ruangguru Distributes Scholarships for 1,440 Students

By : Ahmad Fadli Dan Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, January 10 2018 - 19:00 IWST

President University Bersama Ruangguru Salurkan Bantuan Beasiswa Bagi 1.440 Pelajar
President University Bersama Ruangguru Salurkan Bantuan Beasiswa Bagi 1.440 Pelajar

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - President University, located in Jababeka Industrial Estate, Cikarang, West Java signed a Cooperation Agreement with Ruangguru to conduct a selection of college scholarships on campus.

In this partnership, Ruangguru, which is a provider of education services that has been used by 6.5 million students in Indonesia, will be the exclusive organizer in online selection for prospective scholarship recipients at President University.

There is a scholarship worth Rp 66 billion, for 1,440 best achievers of Indonesia (academic year 2018/2019). The online exam platform, the room is tested, will be used by the XII class students to compete for the scholarship.

During this time, various industries in Jababeka Industrial Estate have also been actively supporting scholarship lectures at President University with offline acceptance system in selected cities. To reach more students, online selection is selected.

"We chose Ruangguru, because the test platform has good technology, and can be accessed nationally," said Rector President University, Jony Oktavian Haryanto in his speech at the signing ceremony in Jakarta on Wednesday (10/1).

Jony continued, with online selection tests can open opportunities to all children in Indonesia, both in big cities and remote areas in order to get into the college of good and quality.

The majors that can be selected in the scholarship program include accounting, business administration, management, information technology, information systems, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, development techniques, international relations, communication, law and education of primary school age children.

While Usman Usman, Director of Product and Cooperation Ruangguru said, based on input from users of the application today, the problem most often complained when going into the world of college is the cost of tuition is quite expensive.

"Our participation in this scholarship program is an effort to give us back to Ruangguru loyal users so that they can continue their education to a higher level, without having to think about the expensive cost," he said.

Meanwhile Ruasuru CEO Adamas Belva Syah Devara said the enrollment of Ruangguru's college scholarship program is open from today on January 10, 2018 to February 9, 2018. "The selection phase starts from 10 February to 5 March 2018 which will be divided into 4 stages and announced on 28 - 30 March 2018, "he said.

At these stages, he continued, Ruangguru undertook operational procedures ranging from registration, selection test and ranking of participants based on test results. After the online selection, the President University team will make an advanced selection (file selection) to determine full scholarship recipients and partial scholarships.

Present in Indonesia since 2014, said Adamas, Ruangguru currently has more than 6.5 million users and developed various technology-based learning services such as learning limbel online with video learning, practice questions and discussion and summary of modules, private, ruanglesonline that is on-demand tutoring service, test room that is tryout exam online and digitalbootcamp is learning in group chat with standby tutor.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi delivers press statement at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Friday (02/03) (Photo by: PR of Cabinet Secretariat/Rahmat)

Sabtu, 04 Februari 2023 - 15:03 WIB

Don’t Let ASEAN Become ‘Proxy’, President Jokowi Says

Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi announced that ASEAN foreign ministers will kick off a series of meetings under Indonesia’s 2023 ASEAN Chairmanship.

President Jokowi receives courtesy call from ASEAN Foreign Ministers and ASEAN Secretary General, at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Friday (02/03). (Photo by: BPMI)

Sabtu, 04 Februari 2023 - 14:30 WIB

President Jokowi Welcomes ASEAN Foreign Ministers at Merdeka Palace

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo Friday (02/03) at Merdeka Palace, Jakarta received a courtesy call from ASEAN Foreign Ministers and ASEAN Secretary General Kao Kim Hourn.

Qatar Airways

Jumat, 03 Februari 2023 - 21:51 WIB

Qatar Airways And Airbus Reach Amicable Settlement In Legal Dispute

Qatar Airways and Airbus are pleased to have reached an amicable and mutually agreeable settlement in relation to their legal dispute over A350 surface degradation and the grounding of A350…

Asia-Pacific Universal Robots

Jumat, 03 Februari 2023 - 19:31 WIB

Universal Robots reports record revenue despite global uncertainty

Universal Robots, the Danish collaborative robot (cobot) company, has reported Q4 revenue of USD 85 million, bringing 2022 annual revenue to USD 326 million, up 5% on 2021. On a constant currency…

PT Jababeka Tbk realized a Rooftop Solar Power Plant (PLTS) and formed the Jababeka Net Zero (JNZ) Forum. The inauguration of PLTS Atap in Jababeka-Cikarang place at the President Executive Club.

Jumat, 03 Februari 2023 - 17:19 WIB

Committed to Being a Net Zero Industrial Estate, Jababeka Inaugurates PLTS Atap and Jababeka Net Zero Forum

After announcing and signing a commitment towards a net zero industrial cluster at the B20 Summit at the G20 Summit series last November 2022, PT Jababeka Tbk realized a Rooftop Solar Power…