• Rahmawati Aisyah

A Student of English Letters Department Crowned as the Best Graduate of UIN Raden Mas Said Surakarta

Updated: Feb 18



The 48th Period Graduation of the State Islamic University of Raden Mas Said Surakarta held for two days on November 24 and 25, 2021, was held offline in front of the rectorate building of the State Islamic University of Raden Mas Said. This graduation was the first graduation of the State Islamic University of Raden Mas Said Surakarta which was held offline during pandemic.


The graduation was attended by 1043 students from Bachelors, Masters, and Doctors. Graduation for students of the Faculty of Adab and Language will be held on the second day on November 25, 2021 with the Faculty of Economics and Islamic Business, and the Faculty of Tarbiyah Sciences.


The first student who was called by Prof. Dr. H. Mudofir S.Ag., M.Pd. was student of English Letters. She is Hindun. Her GPA was 3.89. That GPA is the highest GPA in the university. With this GPA result, Hindun was crowned as the best student in the graduation celebration this period.



Hindun who is from Madura discussed the intertextuality of Edgar Poe's poetry which was inspired by the Qur'an for her final project. She was previously disapproved of studying in the English Letters by her mother. Her mother worried her religious background reduced. After convincing her mother, Hindun was allowed to study. She could also control her religious knowledge. In addition, when students studied at the State Islamic University, obviously they studied religion,


Hindun tells that behind what she achieved, there was actually blessing and prayer from her parents who made it happen. During college she was also guided by kind lecturers. According to her, she was able to get this way because of the blessings of all of them.

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