UPH Student Represented Indonesia in the Outstanding Students of the World
Kementerian Luar Negeri Republik Indonesia – Kemenlu RI (Ministry of Foreign Affair Indonesia) once again held the Outstanding Students of the World (OSTW) for the third since 2011. The purpose of this program is to develop, boost, and empower the potential of Indonesia’s young generation, especially for those who have achievements and brought Indonesia to be more renown on various competitions either nationally or internationally.
 
 

With her achievement on the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition 2012 and 2013, Roselyn Prima Winata from the UPH Faculty of Law batch 2011, received an invitation to join in the OSTW program from Kemenlu-RI. After going through a strict selection by sending in essay and interview, out of 65 applicants, Roselyn attained the privilege to go to United Kingdom together with other 20 chosen students.

 

 

OSTW started with quarantine program for 3 days in Indonesia. During the quarantine, the participants were following various orientation and training from prominent figures such as Diplomat, Boer Mauna and Ambassador, Dra. Artauli Tobing, MA. The three days quarantine was closed with the inauguration of OSTW participants by the

 

Minister of Foreign Affair, Marty Natalegawa. Moreover, the UK Ambassador for Indonesia, Mark Canning, and Director General for Information and Public Diplomacy, Abdurrahman M. Fachir were also attending the inauguration.

 

 

A day after the inauguration, OSTW participants finally went to the UK to join in the various activities for one week. They have the chance to visit important and historical places such as BBC, University of Oxford, International Maritime Organization, Business, Innovation, and Skill Department, National History Museum, and Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Besides being involved in the study program, OSTW participants were also visiting famous tourist destination such as Buckingham Palace and Tower Bridge.

 

 

Having lunch together at the Embassy of Republic of Indonesia at Mayfair became the closing activity for the OSTW participants. After they had lunch, OSTW participants were preparing for a long return flight to Indonesia. OSTW program has successfully brought many precious experiences and abundant knowledge for the participants. In addition, the participants are now motivated to keep developing the relation between Indonesia and UK as well as increasing the optimism among the young generation to keep working for the betterment of their country and nation. (lau)