The MIPA Faculty received a visit from the State Islamic University Raden INtan Lampung located in the MC.1.1 room of the MIPA CENTER building. Around 200 5th semester students accompanied by lecturers and staff were welcomed by the Vice Dean I for academic affairs, Dr. Serafinah Indriyani, M.Sc. In its opening, the vice dean I welcomed and explained about the profile, history and development of the MIPA faculty to date.   “Welcome to Brawijaya campus, especially the MIPA Faculty and hopefully the information we provide can be useful and with open arms we provide opportunities for future collaboration”, he said. Luchman Hakim, S.Si., M.Agr.Sc., Ph.D explained about the profile of the Biology Department along with the vision and mission of the future. Lukman said that FMIPA’s vision in 2020 was to become an exemplary study program with the best international standards. In addition, it also wants to develop into a Department with the concept of Modern Biology. He also provides opportunities for students to continue their studies in the Biology Postgraduate program. “Please if you are interested in joining and continuing your studies at the FMIPA UB biology graduate program, we have a scholarship that can help you”, he said. Before the event ended, students were invited to visit Biology laboratories accompanied by the committee.

The students of UIN Raden Intan Lampung felt very happy because they could get new insights, especially the advanced equipment available, which greatly added interest in continuing their studies at the Biology Department, FMIPA UB, they also seemed good because of the hospitality of the committee. At the end of the event, the Vice Dean I gave souvenirs as a compassion and good relations that existed between FMIPA UB and UIN Raden Intan Lampung [yogie].