The Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary achieved the A rating for the Re-Accreditation visitation that was held on June 4, 2018, the assessment was conducted by the National Accreditation Board for Higher Education (BAN-PT) and announced on July 17, 2018.
On December 14, 2017, Students of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary of Meeting, Incentive, Convention, Exhibition (MICE) concentration held an annual event with the theme of “Millennials Diary” lifestyle of young people today. The event was opened by Miss Fenti Sofiani, S.Pd., MM as the Director of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary, attended also by lecturers and management Staff of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary.
The event started with blood donor activities in collaboration with the Indonesian Red Cross, then the appearance of the Student Choir team of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary. The festivity of this event was also filled with fashion show contest from the students of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary and Budi Luhur University. The long-awaited event is the Millennials Diary Seminar featuring speakers Ayudia Bing Slamet and Dito. The couple’s husband and the author of the book, Teman Tapi Menikah, talked about the lifestyle of today’s young people who use social media for everyday communication such as WhatsApp, Instagram, and YouTube etc. They also share the usefulness of social media in their daily life, where social media is a medium to provide information to all the fans in Indonesia and the business it runs using social media. At the end of the seminar, Ayu and Dito gave the opportunity to ask all the students of Budi Luhur t Academy of Secretary and other invitees.
Then the event continued with the appearance of modern dance by the students of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary and KMM Budi Luhur, and before the end of the event, not forget also the gift awarding to the winner of fashion show contest and door prize winner at this event.
In celebrating Mother’s Day, the Student Association of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary (Himastri) held an event entitled “Lovely December”. The activity was filled with making handicrafts from items that are not used by using flannel and other accessories to add the beauty of the unused goods into decoration items.
The activity aimed to improve students’ creativity as an application of entrepreneurship courses that have been acquired by students of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary.
On November 21, 2017, students of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary conducted a company visit to PT Forisa Nusapersada, located in Tangerang. This visit aims to study the production and marketing process undertaken from each industry company. PT Forisa Nusapersada is an industrial company that creates ready-to-eat food and beverage products that are safe to consume and benefit the community such as Nutrijell, Angetsari, Pop Ice, etc.
Students of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary class of 2016 in total of 43 people, accompanied by Mrs. Reni Hariyani, S.E., M.Akt., as the Head of the Study Program and Mrs. Eny Retnoningrum, S.Kom., M.M as the Head of SME Sub-Division, were warmly welcomed by Mr. Krisnanto and the team from PT Forisa Nusapersada. Students gathered in the hall for an explanation and profile of PT Forisa Nusapersada by Mr. Krisnanto. Then the students were invited to go around to see the production process of products from PT Forisa Nusapersada. Students were given the opportunity to inquire about the production and marketing process of these products, students were also given the opportunity to taste the products of PT Forisa which is an instant product that is easy to make and consume.
Prior to the end of the visit, Mr. Krisnanto gave a memento to the Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary in the form of a plate and not forget to take a photo with the students and the lecturers of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary with a team from PT Forisa Nusapersada.
On November 1, 2017, student of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary class of 2016 conducted a campus visit benchmark activity at Assumption University (ABAC) Bangkok, Thailand. The event was attended by ten female students accompanied by Ms. Fenti Sofiani, S.Pd., M.M as Director of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary and Ms. Eny Retnoningrum, S.Kom., M.M as Head of Student Affairs Sub. section of the Student Activity Unit section. The Budi Luhur group was greeted by Miss Gift Puntharee Israngkul na Ayudthaya as School Relations and Public Relations Assumption University of Thailand.
During this visit, Ms. Fenti introduced the Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary and informed the academic and non-academic curriculum and activities at the Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary. Miss Gift, also explains the courses and curriculum as well as the activities and cooperation undertaken at Assumption University. She also explained that already several campuses in the ASEAN region and internationally in collaboration with Assumption University. The second presentation of this educational institution was closed with the delivery of souvenirs and plaques from the Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary to Assumption University.
The group of students and lecturers of Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary got the opportunity to visit and witness the activities and facilities at Assumption University. Students were very enthusiastic about taking pictures while traveling around the vast campus by riding a campus tram or bus at Assumption University.
The visit of the campus visit benchmark is part of a study tour of the Budi Luhur Academy of Secretary in Thailand where the entourage visits several tourist attractions in Bangkok and Pattaya, such as Laser Buddha, Wat Pho, Pattaya Floating Market, Art Paradise, Wat Arun, Nongnooch Village and Bee Farm. Entourage of course also visit the Platinum shopping center, and a place to buy souvenirs typical of Thailand.
Hopefully the visit at Assumption University can continue on the cooperation note in terms of student exchange and other forms of cooperation.