National Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings for Universities in Cyprus

The National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for Universities in Cyprus, proudly hosted by Cyprus International University, took place on October 7, 2023. Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, S.T., M.T., M.Si., an Expert Member of UI GreenMetric from Indonesia, presented in person at the workshop.

Workshop Situation

The opening remarks were delivered by Prof. Dr. Halil Nadiri, the Rector of Cyprus International University. During his speech, he expressed gratitude for his university's privilege in hosting the UI GreenMetric workshop. Prof. Nadiri emphasized the importance of achieving sustainable universities, particularly in the face of the current environmental crisis. He underlined that every sector, including academia, should embark on the sustainability journey, highlighting the role of UI GreenMetric in this collective effort.

Opening Remarks by Prof. Dr. Halil Nadiri

Following the opening remarks, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., the Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, conveyed appreciation to Cyprus International University for hosting the workshop. She invited all universities in Cyprus participating in the workshop to join UI GreenMetric Rankings, underscoring the proximity of the last submission timeline. She expressed hope that the workshop would facilitate the expansion of the UI GreenMetric network and welcomed universities to join.

Opening Remarks by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari

The workshop continued with a presentation by Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, covering essential topics such as vision and mission, participant trends, and the track record of universities in Cyprus and Turkey already involved in the Rankings. He also provided a tutorial on submitting data and took the opportunity to expand his presentation on UI GreenCityMetric during a meeting with Gönyeli Municipality.

Presentation by Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, S.T., M.T., M.Si.

Following Dr. Ruki's presentation, Prof. Dr. Serkan Abbasoğlu, Advisor to the Board of Trustees of Cyprus International University, shared materials on his university's best practices in achieving a sustainable campus. He comprehensively explained the efforts, programs, and roadmap undertaken to achieve sustainability goals. The event concluded with a Q&A session, plaque bestowals, and a campus tour. Gallery:

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