Multimedia Nusantara University
|Established||20 November 2006|
|Campus||Scientia Garden, Gading Serpong|
Universitas Multimedia Nusantara—abbreviated UMN-- (Multimedia Nusantara University) is a private university located in Gading Serpong, Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia. The university was founded by Kompas Gramedia Group on 25 November 2005 and officially launched in a ceremony at the Hotel Santika, Jakarta on 20 November 2006.
- 1 History
- 2 Undergraduate Programs
- 3 Facilities
- 4 External links
- 5 References
Multimedia Nusantara University had been established on the initiative of Dr. (HC) Jakob Oetama, the founder of Kompas Gramedia. The initiative was then come into realisation by works among the leaders of Kompas Gramedia, namely: Agung Adiprasetyo (CEO), Teddy Surianto (Business Development), the ranks of Kompas Gramedia Board of Directors and the Founding Committee, led by Dr. Ir. P.M. Winarno, M.Kom. (Chairman) and Ir. Budi Susanto, M.M. (Vice Chairman). Furthermore, on November 25, 2005, Multimedia Nusantara University of operational permits issued by the Minister of National Education Republic of Indonesia and on November 20, 2006, and officially launched in a ceremony at the Hotel Santika, Jakarta. The ceremony was inaugurated by Dr. Ir. Dodi Nandika Secretary General of the Ministry of National Education.
Being relatively new, Multimedia Nusantara University had conferred degrees to its first batch of graduates on Saturday, 26 November 2011, with the appearance of Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, who gave speech on this occasion. Two bachelors from the first batch were given international scholarships to continue with their studies. The following universities, Tokyo Denki University Japan and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Malaysia, both give a full tuition scholarship for these talented bachelors. In the other hand, almost 80% of the first Multimedia Nusantara University graduates has been welcomed and accepted in various professional working fields.
Faculty of Engineering and Informatics
- Informatics (Mobile Software Engineering)
- Information System (Mobile Information System)
- Computer Engineering (Smart Systems and Technologies)
- Electronics Engineering (Industrial Automation)
- Engineering Physics (Energy Management)
- Communication Studies
Art and Design Faculty
- Visual Communication Design
- Film and Television
Original Campus: Rectorate & Classrooms
The UMN campus was inaugurated on December 2, 2009 with its original layout which included the classroom building and rectorate. The university's main entrance is located on the North side of the classroom building, with the main lobby located in the atrium between the two buildings.
New Campus: Raih Juara 1
UMN's New Media Tower - 'Raih Juara 1' - is a 12-storey eco-friendly building that was inaugurated on September 8, 2012. The building - whose energy-saving features were designed by the energy efficiency consultancy Synergy Efficiency Solutions - was awarded the title of 'Most Energy Efficient New Building' in the 2013 National Energy Efficiency Awards.
The dormitories consists of three buildings: Building A (specifically for men), Building B and Building C (specifically for women). Each building contains two types of rooms: either single or double occupancy. Each room contains all accessories necessary for basic student life (beds, wardrobes, etc). The dormitory buildings are also equipped with their own parking facilities, lounges with TVs, and welcome lobbies.
The UMN photography studio is equipped with the newest professional equipment. Students can take advantage of high-resolution digital SLR cameras with a wide arrange of lenses. Also available are backdrops, professional lighting with flash triggers, umbrellas, softboxes, snoots, barn doors, filters, honeycombs, and much more. The photo studio is used for lectures, workmanship coursework, research, and a final projects.
The TV studios can be adapted to the needs of various media courses - both live and recorded television, news and entertainment. Tools available include TelePrompters (screen monitor that displays texts to the presenter), Character Generator (computer graphics viewer and text on the television screen), a switcher (equipment to transfer images from one camera to another camera), and more.
The radio study broadcasts daily via 107.7 FM (also accessible via online streaming at www.radio.umn.ac.id). The broadcast starts at eight in the morning until five in the afternoon, Monday to Saturday. Radio UMN is driven by students with a variety of quality programs such as Gogo Archipelago (program-me discussing cultural diversity in Indonesia), Serpong First, and Talk n Easy (discussing the successful young Indonesians).
Designed for editing a wide array of media, UMN's 16 computer labs are equipped with all the newest hardware and software for audio, video, and graphic design. This includes a Computer Graphics Lab equipped with iMac computers.
The Library occupies an area of 600m2. UMN library has a collection of tens of thousands of course books, reference books, science texts, and magazines (domestic and foreign) - all equipped with RFID technology. The library also provides electronic services. E-journals such as IEEE and Proquest are available.
UMN's sports facilities include outdoor basketball and badminton courts and indoor soccer courts. These facilities are adaptable to various sports including martial arts, hockey, yoga, and more.
- Official Website
- Scholarship Information of Universitas Multimedia Nusantara
- (Indonesian) Lulusan Baru UMN
- (Indonesian) 8 Film Mahasiswa UMN Tampil di Ultima Screen
- (Indonesian)Kilas Balis UMN
- "History". Multimedia Nusantara University. Retrieved 22 December 2013.
- Thea, Debora. "New Media Tower Champion Energy Efficient Buildings peen 2013". Multimedia Nusantara University. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
- Abdurrahman, Saleh. "Press Release: NIGHT of CONFERMENT NATIONAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY AWARD 2013". Energy Efficiency Indonesia. Retrieved 22 December 2013.
- "UMN Campus Facilities". Multimedia Nusantara University. Retrieved 22 December 2013.