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

The National Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings for Universities in Indonesia took place in a hybrid format from August 9th to 10th, 2023. Hosted by Institut Teknologi Sumatera (ITERA), this workshop brought together UI GreenMetric and ITERA to inspire other universities in Indonesia to adopt sustainable practices, aligning with UI GreenMetric's mission. This event also aligned with UI GreenMetric's first theme, "Shaping on Solutions to Sustainability Challenges." The workshop began with a warm welcome from Prof. Dr. I Nyoman Pugeg Aryantha, ITERA's Rector. Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A., Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric, and Prof. Ambariyanto, M.Sc., UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Network (UIGWURN)-Indonesia Coordinator, also shared their insights.

Welcoming Speech from Rector of ITERA

Welcoming Speech from Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric

Welcoming Speech from UIGWURN-Indonesia Coordinator

The first day delved into the progress of UIGWURN-Indonesia and discussed plans for 2024. This discussion ignited enthusiasm among universities to organize events that resonate with UI GreenMetric's priorities: shaping, creating, and partnering. The outcomes included:
  • National Workshop on UI GreenMetric 2024, hosted by Universitas Tanjung Pura
  • Workshop UI GreenMetric 2024 for the Central Part of Indonesia, hosted by Institut Teknologi Kalimantan
  • Workshop on Scientific Writing, hosted by Universitas Airlangga
  • Workshop UI GreenMetric 2024 for the Western Part of Indonesia, hosted by Institut Teknologi Batam
  • Campus Waste Solution Team, hosted by UIN Mataram
  • Infrastructure and Campus Environment, hosted by UNILA
  • Energy and Climate Change, hosted by Universitas Negeri Malang
  • Universitas Gadjah Mada's intention to host the next event (to be confirmed).
  • UPN Veteran Yogyakarta's interest in hosting the "Partnering" event (to be confirmed)

    • Presentation from UIGWURN-Indonesia Coordinator

      To wrap up the day, Governor Mr. Arinal Djunaidi hosted a delightful dinner. His encouraging words resonated, motivating universities to intensify their journey towards sustainability.

      Gala Dinner

      Bestowal of UI GreenMetric Plaque

      Bestowal of Governor of Lampung Plaque

      Subsequently, the second day commenced with a dance performance and a report from the Chairman of the Event, Mr. David R. Nangas, S.T., M.T., this was followed by speeches by Prof. Dr. I Nyoman Pugeg Aryantha, Rector of ITERA, Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, and Mr. Kusnardi, Assistant 2 of Lampung Province. The official proceedings were inaugurated with the symbolic striking of a gong by Prof. Nyoman, accompanied by Prof. Riri and Mr. Kusnardi, followed by a group photo with the workshop participants.

      Dance Performance

      Report from Head of Committee Team of National Workshop

      Opening Speech from Rector of ITERA

      Opening Speech from Chairperson of UI GreenMetric

      Opening Speech from Assistance 2 of Lampung Province

      Opening Ceremony

      Group Photo

      The event progressed with the presentation of Session I by Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., DIC., Ph.D., Acting Director-General of Higher Education, Research, and Technology, conducted in an online format. After Prof. Nizam's presentation, the event transitioned to a coffee break, accompanied by the presentation of Session II by Dr. Junaidi regarding the Explanation of UI GreenMetric and UI GWURN, UI GreenMetric Indicators and Questionnaire, and Prof. Ambariyanto's presentation on UIGWURN - Indonesia.

      Session 1: Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., DIC., Ph.D.

      Session II: Dr. Djunaidi, S.S., M.A.

      Session II: Prof. Ambariyanto, M.Sc.

      Before concluding Session II, Prof. Dr. Garuda Wiko, S.H., M.Si., Rector of Universitas Tanjung Pura, joined via Zoom to announce his university to be the host of the National Workshop on UI GreenMetric for Universities in Indonesia in the following year (2024).

      Announcement of Next Host for National Workshop

      Following the conclusion of Session II, the signing of the Declaration of UI GreenMetric Membership took place. The universities that signed the declaration included:
      1. Institut Teknologi Batam
      2. Universitas Islam Negeri Mataram
      3. Politeknik Perkeretaapian Indonesia Madiun
      4. Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Jakarta
      5. Universitas Widyatama
      6. Universitas Pelita Harapan
      7. Universitas Islam Negeri Sultan Maulana Hassanudin Banten

      The Signing of the Declaration of Membership

      At exactly 11:00 AM local time, the event proceeded with the planting and inauguration of ITERA’S climbing plants at the ITERA Campus Location, led by the Rector of ITERA and participated in by all attendees.

      Planting of ITERA’S Climbing Plants

      After recess, the event then proceeded with the presentation of Session III material, which took place concurrently in two different rooms, namely rooms 3A and 3B. The session in room 3A discussed topics related to Infrastructure Management and Planning, Energy and Climate Change, and Waste Management, moderated by Dr. Eng. Rendy Perdana Khidmat, S.Pd., M.Eng, and featured three presenters:
      • Dr. Karnaji, S.Sos., M.Si., Director of Logistics, Security, Order, and Environment at Universitas Airlangga: Infrastructure Management and Planning
      • Dr. Ir. Radian, M.S., Vice Rector I of Universitas Tanjungpura: Energy and Climate Change Management
      • Prof. Dr. I Nyoman Pugeg Aryantha, Rector of Institut Teknologi Sumatera: Waste Management

      Room 3A Situation

      Meanwhile, the session in room 3B covered topics related to Water Management, Transportation, Education, and Research, moderated by Dr. Eng. Ir. IB Ilham Malik, ST., M.T, IPM. The session featured three presenters:
      • Dr. Ofik Taufik Purwadi, ST, MT, Chair of the Water and Sanitation Management Board at Universitas Lampung: Water Management
      • Dr. Eng. Heriansyah Putra, S.Pd., M.Eng., Institut Pertanian Bogor: Transportation Management
      • Supriatna Adhisuwignjo, ST., MT., Director of Politeknik Negeri Malang: Education Management

        • Room 3B Situation

          During the second day of the workshop, participants who were both passionate and actively involved, including experts and scholars, shared their distinct viewpoints and personal encounters. This greatly enhanced the dialogues concerning endeavors towards sustainable campuses. Their combined engagement not only heightened the pool of shared insights but also nurtured a profound dedication and accountability to tackle the pressing issues of our era. The second day's schedule concluded with Prof. Nyoman and Prof. Riri delivering closing remarks, the bestowal of UI GreenMetric plaques to both ITERA and vice versa, and the ceremonial striking of the closing gong. As a part of the workshop's wrap-up, participants were invited to embark on a Campus Tour, exploring the fascinating Integrated Waste and Agro Center (IWACI) and the ITERA Botanical Garden.

          Campus Tour to IWACI (Integrated Waste and Agro Center)

          Campus Tour to ITERA Botanical Garden

          From the 2023 National UI GreenMetric Workshop for Universities in Indonesia, we aspire for this event to serve as a bridge connecting fruitful collaborations among UI GreenMetric participants hailing from diverse universities spanning across Indonesia. It's our hope that this gathering not only provides a platform for fresh insights and knowledge to invigorate UI GreenMetric's progress but also becomes a reservoir of new perspectives. Our gratitude extends to the the Rector and the sustainability team at ITERA, as well as to all the participants. Your unwavering spirit in propelling sustainability advancements and the valuable input shared with us, the UI GreenMetric team, and all those who contributed to the success of this event, is deeply appreciated. Live Streaming on Youtube: