The Graduation Ceremony of the University of Medan Area Period II Year 2018 was held on November 24, 2018 at the University of Medan Area Campus 1 Hall, Jl. Pool No.1. The Undergraduate and Postgraduate Graduation Ceremony was attended by the Governor of North Sumatra Edy Rahmayadi, Chair of Agus Salim Hajj Education Foundation Drs. M Erwin Siregar, M.BA, University of Medan Area Rector Prof. Dr. Dadan Ramdan, M.Eng, M.Sc, Vice Chancellors and Deans of the Faculties of Medan Area University.
North Sumatra Governor Edy Rahmayadi on his occasion gave motivation as well as hoped that the alumni of the Medan Area University (UMA) would not only be able to compete in the national and international labor market, but also could create jobs. The governor said,the current era of globalization and digital technology provides opportunities as well as challenges for the younger generation. Therefore, graduates must be able to take advantage of every opportunity available to produce something that is beneficial to the community, including creating jobs. On that occasion the Governor of North Sumatra also said that studying is very important, he likened people who do not have knowledge like people who walk in complete dark nights without lights (lighting) that touches the direction of uncertainty.
There were 524 graduates in Period II of 2018 consisting of
– Postgraduate 104 people
– Faculty of Engineering 40 people
– Faculty of Agriculture 43 people
– Faculty of Economics 76 people
– Faculty of Law 38 people
– 161 Psychology Faculty
– Faculty of Biology 19 people
– Faculty of Social and Political Sciences 43 people