Telkom University Becomes the 9th Greenest Campus in Indonesia

Danau Galau

Telkom University again achieved achievements from the ranking of the University of Indonesia (UI) Green Metric. In December 2020, Tel-U was ranked as the 9th greenest campus in Indonesia. This ranking can be directly seen on the official website of UI Greenmetric, which is the following with details of the assessment category.

Rector of Telkom University, Adiwijaya said, as a university that upholds Tri Dharma, namely education, research, and community service, it always contributes to environmental improvement, especially around campus.

“Thank God this is a very proud achievement, Tel-U finally ranked in the top ten as the greenest campus in Indonesia, precisely the 9th. As for the world rankings, we are also grateful that this year Tel-U is ranked 123rd in the world, which continues to increase every year since 2018. This is because we continue to try to create a green and beautiful environment,” adiwijaya said.

Various greening efforts are carried out such as tree planting and the manufacture of 1000 biopori catchment wells on this 50-hectare campus. Tel-U is also known to have a high water catchment, helped by a stretch of green land in the campus area and catchment lake or familiarly known as Situ Techno. In addition, various implementations of green technology continue to be developed, such as producing electric vehicles for student transportation on campus and campus security patrols.

“The academic community certainly wants a beautiful and pleasant environment, a calm and comfortable atmosphere can be an inner drive to be able to be productive and achieve during the learning process on campus. We continue to encourage researchers at Tel-U to be able to develop green technology in the future.” Added Adiwijaya.

The assessment and value indicators of each category achieved by Tel-U in UI Green Metric 2020 are as follows, Setting & Infrastructure: 775; Energy & Climate Change: 1400; Waste: 1425; Water: 700; Transportation: 1450; Education & Research: 1550.

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