Pelita Harapan University

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Pelit Harapan University
Universitas Pelita Harapan
Type Private
Established 17 September 1994
(23 years ago)
 (1994-09-17)
Founder Ir. Johannes Oentoro dan Dr(HC). James T. Riady
Rector Dr. (Hon). Jonathan L. Parapak, M.Eng.Sc.
Location Lippo Village, Tangerang
Website http://www.uph.edu
Instagram Facebook Twitter=@uphkonsultasi

Pelita Harapan University (Indonesian: Universitas Pelita Harapan, UPH) is a private Christian university in Lippo Village (ID, see: Lippo Karawaci), Tangerang, Indonesia, under Pelita Harapan Education Foundation (Indonesian: Yayasan Pendidikan Pelita Harapan).[citation needed]

UPH was the first university in Indonesia to introduce programs entirely taught in English, the first to offer a liberal arts curriculum, and the first to introduce a multi-disciplinary approach to its programs.[citation needed]

History[edit]

UPH was founded in 1994.[citation needed]

In 2006, UPH opened two residence halls, one of which was the MYC Dormitory.[1] Students at the university's teacher's college are assigned to the Teacher College Dormitory, which opened in July.[2]

In 2007, the university opened UPH Surabaya.[3]

In 2014, UPH Medan opened.[4]

Secondary school[edit]

UPH has an affiliated secondary school, called UPH College, which also has a student dormitory.[5]

Sports[edit]

UPH has a winning basketball team called UPH Eagles. During two seasons in the years 2015 and 2016, Rivaldo Pangestio was crowned most valued player (MVP).[citation needed] In 2015, the Eagles won first place in LIMA (Liga Mahasiswa).[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MYC Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from http://www.uph.edu/student-life/residence-life/myc-dormitory.html.
  2. ^ "Teacher College Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from http://www.uph.edu/student-life/residence-life/teacher-college-dormitory.html.
  3. ^ Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-12-25 from http://surabaya.uph.edu/.
  4. ^ Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-09-03 from http://medan.uph.edu/.
  5. ^ "UPH College Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from http://www.uph.edu/student-life/residence-life/uph-college-dormitory.html.
  6. ^ Only by God’s Grace UPH Eagles Basketball Team Won The First Place on LIMA (Liga Mahasiswa)

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Coordinates: 6°13′45″S 106°36′39″E / 6.2292°S 106.6108°E / -6.2292; 106.6108