A Thanksgiving Ceremony marked the beginning of the academic year of 2023/2024 at Universitas Dian Nuswantoro (Udinus). The Thanksgiving, attended by the whole academic community at Udinus, was hosted on the first floor of the G building, on September 12, 2023.

That annual event was initiated by ‘tumpeng’ cutting and a symbolic handover performed by Tri Rustanti, S.E., M.M., (The Head Executive of Dian Nuswantoro Foundation) accompanied by Prof. Dr. Ir. Edi Noersasongko, M.Kom., (The Chancellor of Udinus) to Prof. Dr. Supriadi Rustad, M.Si., (The Vice Chancellor I of the Academic Field).

Several new prominent figures at Udinus also made an appearance including the Dean of the Medicine Faculty, Dr. dr. Hendriani Selina, SpA(K)., and the President of Student Executives at Udinus (BEM-KM), Muhammad Khoirul Anam.

On that occasion, the Chancellor explained the thanksgiving served as a gratitude for the acceptance of 3517 new students and the beginning of offline campus activities. Additionally, the Chancellor also expressed his appreciation to the public for trusting Udinus as an educational institution.

“This Thanksgiving ceremony marks the dawn of this academic year. Additionally, this event is also hosted to express our gratitude to the public for trusting Universitas Dian Nuswantoro and to serve as a good example for students to always be thankful,” the Chancellor uttered

As the representative of all students at Udinus, The President of Student Executives, Muhammad Khoirul Anam, also gladly welcomed the thanksgiving. According to him, this tradition could be the first step for activists and new students in attending their first lectures

“Through this event, we hope for steadiness to do campus activities, be passionate, and be able to adapt quickly to offline activities,” he concluded.

The Thanksgiving was a form of gratefulness as Udinus accepted new students from various provinces across the nation. According to him, this achievement might induce pride and take the campus to its highest height. (Humas Udinus/Haris. Foto: Humas Udinus)