5 students of the Film and Television Study Program (FTV) at the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia successfully completed their Bachelor Program studies on time after being declared ‘Passed’ at the thesis examination which was held on Friday, June 9, 2023. The five students were Siti Anisa Setiani and Mauly Putri Dipiati from Television Studies major, as well as Restu Rizqina, Wiki Riandi, and Nabila Pramadita from Film Studies major.
This graduation is a new historical milestone for the FTV Study Program for it is the first time the FTV graduates Bachelors, all of whom are the First Batch of the Study Program who have struggled to overcome the various dynamics during the implementation the national curriculum and through the Covid-19 pandemic. Specially, 4 out of 5 students participating in the examination were those who are categorized to have graduated “Without Thesis” category. The 4 students succeeded in publishing their scientific papers in various nationally accredited journals which were later converted and recognized as alternative requirements for graduation at the Bachelor level. “Without Thesis” passed itself is an alternative to completing studies that has been implemented at the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia since 2018 based on the Rector Regulation of the Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia Number 3259/UN40/HK/2018.
Head of the FTV Study Program, Dr. Hery Supiarza, M.Pd, hopes that this graduation moment can encourage other fellow students to be more productive in creating film and television works and take part in making theoretical and practical contributions to society through their scientific writings which are published on nationally and internationally accredited journals or other film and television creation works. Congratulations to fellow students for all their achievements! (Humas Contributor/Irwan Sarbeni)