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

Alumni Story – Marita Ramadhania

Marita graduated in 2016 and she now works in the area of Public Relations. It is great to hear about Marita’s experiences. She makes some very interesting comments about her experience at the English Department. The first point to note is that she recognises that English proficiency is indeed a must in today’s workplace. Her […]

Alumni Story: Maria Patricia Gautama

Maria started studying at the English Department in 2000. After graduating, she followed a career in a number of different industries, including marketing and journalism. However, her current career is in the banking industry. Maria’s wide work experience is proof that graduates in English Literature can look forward to a wide range of possibilities for […]

Alumni Story: Putri Gilang

Gilang graduated in 2008. Since graduating she has worked in journalism and marketing communications. It is important to achieve a sound foundation in speaking, writing, reading and listening if you are to perform effectively. Gilang feels that these subjects were of particular use to her. Some of her tasks involved writing emails, responding to requests, […]

Shelley: Alumni Story

Shelley graduated from the English Department in 2010. As she explains in this video, she obtained a range of experience before she was able to obtain her dream job as a flight attendant ay Emirates. Of course she is now based in Dubai. Shelley (on the right) poses with other flight attendants We are all […]

Rhea: Alumnus Story

Rhea graduated with a degree in English Literature in 2016. She now works for the ministry of tourism. Here she shares her story about her study experience. According to Rhea, at the time she did not completely understand why she was studying certain subjects. However, once she graduated and entered the world of work, it […]
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Articles

Microsoft Jobs Initiative.

July 3, 2020

This week Microsoft announced a new initiative to help people develop relevant technical skills for today’s world. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella claimed that everyone will increasingly require digital skills. These skills refer to the areas of software development, cyber security and machine learning. Microsoft will be utilising a number of platforms to help people develop […]

ICOBAR 2020 Conference

June 29, 2020

On June 23-24 Bina Nusantara University hosted ICOBAR 2020 – International Conference on Biospheric Harmony Advanced research (ICOBAR). It is an annual international conference and attended by many speakers from different countries and a whole range of fields. The main interests of the conference cover the topics of sustainable infrastructure, engineering, computing, finance, development, and society. […]

Is it A Good Idea To read Fiction?

June 17, 2020

Students typically spend a lot of time reading non fiction texts for their studies. In fact, it is argued by some that reading non fiction is the only type of reading that should be done, because it is the best way to develop skills and knowledge. It is argued that reading fiction is a waste […]

Words You Can Use

Thunder

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

Music

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

Poetry

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

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

Core Subject

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character-building

Character Building

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professional-development

Professional Development

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elective-course

Elective Course

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Activities & Events

Reading Resources for Teachers

July 7, 2020

Irfan is going to have another talk in the Extensive Reading (ER) series whose main theme would be ” Reading Resources for Teachers”.  The talk is scheduled to take place on July 11th and streamed live on YouTube, Zoom, and Facebook live platforms. We will share Irfan’s presentation slides after the talk ( Ed.)

It’s the grad school thing

July 7, 2020

What does it take to finish your graduate school? How should grad school students cope with the pressure of reading and researching deadlines? Will family and friends be good supporting systems in your journey as a grad school student? Find answers to the questions in a session where Dr. Reina Setiawan, S.Kom., M.M. and Irfan […]

More reasons to read fictions: Words of advice from an SLA expert

July 3, 2020

In a webinar entitled, “Self-selected Fiction: The Path to Academic Success?” hosted by Thammasat University, Prof. Stephen Krashen emphasized a wide range of benefits that language learners would get from reading fictions. Here are some key points from his highly compelling talk. There are two ways to learn a language: by acquiring or by learning. […]

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