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.

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Glides 25th Edition – Happy 25th Anniversary, English department!


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Our alumni

Alumni News Update: Dinda Annisa

What are you up to now? I am so blessed now to be able to do what I love everyday. I have always enjoyed painting and tending to plants when I get the chance. Why did you choose to pursue English Literature? I believed studying English literature wouldn’t only gain me English skills, but it […]

Alumni News Update: Anddy Steven

What are you up to now? From 2020, I provide project management services for several programs: “Guru Penggerak”, “Sekolah Penggerak”, and “Guru Honorer Selection” focusing on the preparation of the selection process, communication materials related to selection, and mitigation plans. I work with multiple stakeholders in developing an online selection process for the “Guru Penggerak” […]

Alumni News Update: Carvia Sances

What are you up to now? Work. I am a Customer Service Manager in a game developer company, Moonton, that develops game such as Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and other games; and my country scope for now is Indonesia. My main responsibility is to be in charge in maintaining the satisfaction and reputation of the […]

Alumni News Update: Nasya Laksitarini Said

What are you up to now? I’ve been working on a very cool marketing platform at a company in New York City. This is a very exciting project for me because it allows me to solve complex problems and help generate new revenue streams for the company. On a daily basis, I need to collaborate […]

Alumni Gathering: Graduates from 2007 Entrants.

This Sunday (July 4th) graduates and lecturers joined together for an alumni gathering. This event was held for students who started at the English Department in their first semester in 2007. The event was well attended. We were able to hear from the graduates about their lives, their careers and their experiences up to the […]
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“House” is an unusually flexible word

November 28, 2021

The holiday season is in the air. Radio stations have started playing songs that brought us back fond, blissful memories of loved ones, things we cherished, and home. Ahhh, home. The last word means beyond steel, french windows, treehouse, fish pond, and bricks.  It’s a feeling, which thus complicates the meaning for every one of […]

Teachers’ Challenges and Needs in E-Learning Environment

November 25, 2021

Happy teacher’s day, teachers! Here is one article that our researchers at the English department, Chinese department, and their co-researcher from Taiwan, Dr. Marie K have written together. To read the publication, here is the link to the full article: (Ed.)

Surfing the Mystery of J. C. Dawn’s Ripple of Existence: A Stylistic Study

October 25, 2021

Authored by Sheline & Irfan Rifai In line with the university’s vision to become a world-class research institution, the English department encourages its students to co-write an academic article with a lecturer and use it as an exit project. Kak @pumyseal was among the firsts in our department to do it. She analyzed a set […]

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:


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Professional Development

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Activities & Events

Facilitating Interactive Digital Language Learning

December 2, 2021

The shift from conventional teaching-learning process to interactive facilitating teaching (done online) would require capacity development on our human resources, especially faculty members(FM). With this workshop, it is expected that our  FMs can utilize discursive tools that would facilitate higher-order thinking (HOT) and improve students’ learning.

English Studies Association in Indonesia (ESAI) Pre-Congress Meeting

November 30, 2021

Our Head and Deputy Head of Department, Pak Irfan and Miss Jessica, joined a pre-congress ESAI Meeting on November 30, 2021. The meeting was attended by members of ESAI or their representatives to discuss the nation-wide organization’s conference next year.  Through a voting system, it was decided that Universitas Islam Sumatera Utara will be the […]

NEC 2021 – Undangan Untuk Berpartisipasi

November 17, 2021

Attention to Indonesian middle and high schoolers! You’re all invited to join our annual National English Competition that would test your skills in using English for some specific purposes. Follow our Instagram accounts for more information: @himsi_nec . #nechimsi2021


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