Master of Mechanical Engineering (MME) and Master of Information Technology (MIT) welcomed new students in an “orientation day” event at Swiss German University (SGU) on Saturday, 25 February 2017. At this event, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, Dr. Ir. Gembong Baskoro, M.Sc., gave a welcoming speech and encouraged the new students to not only pursue the fulfillment of academic requirements for the master degree, but also to learn soft skills and to contribute to society during their respective study. This was followed by a speech from the head of the MIT study program, Dr. Ir. Mohammad A. Amin Soetomo M.Sc, who welcomed the new students and described the MIT study program. The head of the MME study program, Dena Hendriana B.Sc., S.M., Sc.D, greeted the new students, explained the MME program, and introduced the MME lecturers. 

In the academic discourse session, Dr. Edi Sofyan B.Eng, M.Eng (Aero) from the MME lecturer team, encouraged the new students to pursue excellence in study to meet their life’s objective. This encouragement was strengthened by a speech from Dr. Ita Mariza with enrichments from her extensive working experience in industry, including at PT. Gajah Tunggal. Dr. Ita Mariza is currently working for PT. Gajah Tunggal Group as Director of Polytechnic Gajah Tunggal and General Manager of Training.