UNIVERSITY of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) held the 87th graduation ceremony of Period 1 year 2018 on Saturday (24/02). In line with the spirit of UMM Student Today Leaders Tomorrow, this event presented TNI Commander, Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto.
On this occasion, Hadi gave a scientific oration on 'Building the Real Capabilities of Deterrence'. The man who comes from Malang said that the involvement of every citizen, especially academic, is an important element in building human resource with high intellectual and master of science and technology.
"One of the parties who plays a role in the development of domestic defense industry is all of you, the graduates and all UMM academicians," he said.
Hadi further explained, the importance of all components to align the steps inorder to not miss technology, one of them by intensifying research and development activities.
To support to be more optimal, it is needed a synergy between TNI and all Research and Development (R & D) elements such as universities and schools.
In his speech, Hadi reminded that UMM academicians and graduates have entered the 4th industrial revolutionera. This era has changed the way people live in interacting and communicating, providing tremendous benefits, but often leading to vulnerabilities that need to be constantly watched out because the technology becomes all-round sophisticated.
Nevertheless, Hadi believed that academicians including students are able to take part in accelerating the progress of Indonesian defense industry.
"My expectation that UMM graduates can contribute to country defense efforts especially in building real deterrence capability," Hadi concluded.
In one year, UMM graduated four times. This graduation was followed by 1,121 graduates consisting of 26 Diploma 3 graduates; 1,015 graduates of Bachelor degree; 73 graduates of Master degree; 7 graduates of Doctor of Strata 3 and 3 graduates of Profession Program. (UMM Public Relations)