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ITS Wins THE DataPoints Social Impact Award 2021

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ITS sebagai satu-satunya perguruan tinggi di Indonesia berhasil terpilih menjadi juara THE Asia Awards 2021 kategori THE DataPoints Social Impact Award

ITS, as the only university in Indonesia, has been selected as the winner of THE Asia Awards 2021 in the THE DataPoints Social Impact Award category

ITS Campus, ITS News – After Times Higher Education (THE) released the nominations for the THE DataPoints Social Impact Award category last August, THE finally announced the winners for this category online, Tuesday (14/12). Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), the only nominee from Indonesia, won the Awards Asia 2021 in the THE DataPoints Social Impact Award category.

THE Awards Asia 2021 has several categories of awards given out. Namely Excellence and Innovation in the Arts, International Strategy of the Year, Outstanding Support for Students, Student Recruitment Campaign of the Year, Teaching and Learning Strategy of the Year, Technological or Digital Innovation of the Year, Workplace of the Year, Leadership and Management Team of the Year, THE DataPoints Improved Performance Award, and THE DataPoints Social Impact Award.

According to the Senior Manager for World Class University ITS Rulli Pratiwi Setiawan ST MSc Ph.D., there is no submission process in the last two categories, so ITS entry into one of the nominations for the THE DataPoints Social Impact Award category is a special appreciation. “THE DataPoints Social Impact Award is given to universities that transparently provide the complete public evidence in the THE Impact Rankings SDGs group related to social problems, such as health, education, and poverty,” she explained.

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Furthermore, Rulli revealed, in the THE DataPoints Social Impact Award category, several prestigious overseas universities were also nominated, such as Hanyang University – Korea, Hiroshima University – Japan, Mahidol University – Thailand, and Universiti Sains Malaysia – Malaysia. “A total of nine universities were nominated in this category, including ITS, and ITS was successfully selected to be the champion in the THE DataPoints Social Impact Award category,” she said gratefully.

The lecturer at the Urban and Regional Planning Department said that the success of ITS as the winner of the THE DataPoints Social Impact Award category is because it is considered one of the universities at the global level that stands out in supporting the SDGs, with an impressive transparency score. “This shows that ITS is not only committed to the SDGs but also shows real support for the public,” she added.

THE Awards are known as the ‘Oscars’ of higher education. This event has remained on the UK higher education calendar for 14 years. Meanwhile, 2021 will be the third year of the THE Awards Asia in Asia. “Congratulations to ITS! This award is an extraordinary appreciation for all the things that have been done by the ITS academic community in mainstreaming the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),” concluded Rulli proudly. (ITS Public Relation/far)


Reporter: Tyara Novia Andhin

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