People Innovation Excellence

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island… and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.”

-- Walt Disney

“Read an hour every day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, 50 books per year, and will guarantee your success.”

-- Brian Tracy

“I find television very educational. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. “

-- Groucho Marx

Meet The Team

We go to great lengths to identify self-starters with diverse experience and skill sets to produce not just an effective workforce, but a well-rounded, talented and complementary team.

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Glides Magazines

Collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public by Journalism Club of English Department BINUS UNIVERSITY.

Latest Volume

Glides 12th Volume

The revival of English Department’s mini magazine, GLIDES! After a year and a half, Journalism Club from BINUS University is back and stronger than ever.

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Our alumni

Words from our Alumni: Shannicka Tamar Manuhutu

Shannicka Tamar Manuhutu, or Deisha as we call her, was a HIMSI president, a part time editor at The Jakarta Post, and a devoted student. What’s more, she participated in a student exchange program in United States for 6 months.  While she was there, in addition to taking classes, Deisha actively participated in students’ organization […]

Words from our alumni: Lim Siauw Wan

We asked a number of alumni to share their memorable moments as students and stories of their lives after graduation. We are going to share each of their testimonial videos in “Words from our Alumni” series of posts. Lim was a five-star student who could balance between study, work, and good social life.  Lim is […]

Binus Festival 2019

On Tuesday November 27 The English department welcomed back some of our alumni to talk with students. The event was similar to one that was held the previous Saturday, but this event was part of the Binus Festival, which is held mid semester. It was attended by semester 1 & 3 students. We were very […]

Alumni Visit

Many of our alumni have gone on to achieve success in a wide range of careers and projects. It is always nice to hear from them. Last week we received a visit form four of our students who graduated from the English Department. They conducted a sharing session for current students on their achievements and […]

Alumni Success

The English Department is proud of our alumni. Many have graduated from BINUS and gone on to achieve very successful careers in a wide range of different industries. In this post we would like to shout out to Zilvia Iskandar. Zilviar started out as a fresh graduate at Metro TV. Through her hard work she […]
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From Curiosity to Research Questions (Part 1)

December 9, 2019

By Irfan Rifai “The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism, and Selected Critical Prose In popular literature, curiosity is a feeling eminently branded or attached to cat (as in curiosity killed the cat?) and young children. With their timid and limited […]

Faculty Member Profile: David Bourne.

November 30, 2019

David Bourne graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BA in Economics, back in the day when the internet did not exist! Following graduation, David’s interest in travel led him to become involved in the English Language Teaching industry, with his first teaching position in Northern Spain. Following a taste  for adventure, David travelled to […]

Use of ‘Do’

November 28, 2019

Using ‘do’ in English. Although ‘do’ is used as a full verb, its use as an auxiliary is central to English structure. ‘do’is the one word which makes English structures completely regular In many basic structures the first auxiliary is very important. The first auxiliary is used: to make question forms to make negatives to […]

Words You Can Use


A loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to the expansion of rapidly heated air.


Vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.


Literary work in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature.


Blogging is the act of writing in one’s blog. To blog something is to write about something in one’s blog. This sometimes involves linking to something the author finds interesting on the internet.

What will you learn

Our undergraduate degree programmes are divided into a number of key sections. These include:


Core Subject

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Character Building

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Professional Development

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Elective Course

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Activities & Events

Digital Content & Lumina Workshops

December 8, 2019

On December 2nd until December 3rd, English literature department faculties joined two workshops: Websis Training that focused on developing digital content for teaching and learning, and Lumina Qualification Workshop that prepared participants to become trainers for Lumina Learning. For more information on Lumina, please visit: Both workshops were aimed to support our faculties in their […]

English Literature Festival

December 6, 2019

Join and attend this year’s English Literature Festival on December 14, 2019! Look at the following poster for details.

New Collaboration and New Friends

December 5, 2019

Our head of department, Irfan Rifai, fulfilled an invitation from the head of English literature department of Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS), Surakarta on December 4th to share his experience when reconstructing curriculum in response to the development of industry 4.0. Attended by faculty members and students alike, the sharing event turned to be a warm, […]


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