IAIN Salatiga New Students Invade Traditional Markets

August 7, 2018
SALATIGA – A total of 3,059 new students of the State Institute for Islamic Studies (IAIN) Salatiga for 2018/2019 academic year were busily shopping at 17 traditional markets in Salatiga, Sunday (05/08/2018). This activity was held in a series of 2018 Academic and Students Introduction programs.
According to Moh. Khusen, M.Ag., M.A., the Vice Chancellor III of Student Affairs and Cooperation, the activity has become an annual agenda in PBAK or orientation of new students. Through shopping in traditional markets can be a means for new students to get to know the City of Salatiga.
“The aim of the activity is students can always be passionate about developing traditional markets in Salatiga City and in other cities. “Let us continue our good intentions towards the traditional traders and the people around us,” said the Vice Chancellor III in his remarks to the release of new students in the yard of K.H Hasyim Asy’ari Building, Campus 3.
While the Head of Salatiga Trade Office, represented by the Head of Market, Dian Korina, S.E., M.M., said that we would support this beneficial activity and appreciate this from the IAIN Salatiga committee. Besides being beneficial for students to be able to interact directly with the community through activities in traditional markets, the community also benefits from these activities.
“Through this activity students are expected to be responsive and careful in dealing with social life in line with technological developments and global industrial developments,” he said. (zid/MFL)

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