By Dodi Romanus Duha – Education & Workshop Division
As its commitment to help students develop their skills and knowledge related to the field of expertise, Education and Workshop Division of SPE ITB SC together with HMTM “PATRA” ITB and IATMI SM ITB hosted a Guest Lecture in August 7th, 2015. This guest lecture was attended by 113 participants from various engineering major, while the location was in Aula Energi Room of Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering’s Energy Building, ITB, titling “NTNU Master Degree Guest Lecture”. This Guest Lecture was delivered by five speakers. All of them are Bachelor graduated students from ITB and have had taken / still on progress for a Master program at Norway.
Those five speakers are Mr. A.Reizky Azhar (Petroleum Engineering 2006), Mr. Arifian Agusta (Marine Engineering 2008), Mr. Michael Binsar Lubis (Marine Engineering 2009), Ms. Rieska Mawarni Putri (Marine Engineering 2009), and Ms. Karina Yudono (Urban and Regional Planning 2007).
In this Guest Lecture, those five speakers explained every detail of their live as students in Norwagian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and University of Stavanger (UIS) in particular and in Norway in general. It started with explanation of particular life in Norway, and what makes it different from Indonesia. Then they begin their explanation about the major they took at the university. Those explanation included the detail of Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geoscience, Marine Engineering and each of the program sub-major. Their presentation of the laboratories and researches there, gave the audience a new undestanding of the high quality of Engineering program at Norway.
They also gave some tips and tricks based on their students life experience there. How to get into NTNU and UIS, how to get the scholarship program, how to adapt well in Norway, and how to contact a professor and get your advisor there. The presentation session also included brief introduction of PPI (Persatuan Pelajar Indonesia) as one of their workgroup there.
At the end of the event, participants showed their enthusiasm in this program by a number of questions given to the lecturer.