BINUS International Office

Empowering Sustainability: BINUS UNIVERSITY’S Multisite International Summer Course 2023

Jakarta, 2 August 2023 – BINUS University’s Multisite International Summer Course 2023, organized by the BINUS Business School, was more than just an academic endeavor; it was a journey towards sustainability and cultural appreciation.

29 students from various countries had the chance to unravel the vibrant cities of Jakarta, Bandung, Bekasi, Semarang, and Malang, where they explored various facets of sustainability and delved into the realm of socially responsible entrepreneurship.

The “Journey to Sustainability” program aimed to equip students with a profound understanding of building businesses that prioritize sustainability. Not only aimed to foster academic growth but also sought to enrich students’ understanding of sustainability and its importance in today’s interconnected world through seminars, workshops, and cultural experiences; they embraced the idea of sustainable practices in business and beyond.

Erin Vol L. Raquinio from Mariano Marcos State University shared her heartwarming experiences in Indonesia, expressing gratitude for the warm reception she received from the locals. “When I came to Indonesia, I felt welcomed because many people are very empathic and sympathetic towards us. They greeted us with warm hearts and at the same time with warm smiles.”

The connections forged during this enriching journey are expected to last a lifetime, serving as a testament to the power of international collaboration and understanding.

Aki from Vang Lang University admired BINUS University’s modern campus facilities, highlighting the university’s commitment to providing a conducive environment for learning.

“We do not have many universities with modern campus facilities in Vietnam, but it’s very modern here! I will choose BINUS University as my study abroad destination!”

As the program concluded, students bid farewell with fond memories and a newfound appreciation for sustainable business practices and cultural diversity. BINUS University’s Multisite International Summer Course 2023 has undoubtedly laid the groundwork for a more sustainable future, empowering young minds to advocate for positive change in the global business landscape while showcasing our commitment towards UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).