There is a different and unique in the graduation procession at the Malahayati University, it could be the only procession in Indonesia. In Indonesia it’s called “Sungkeman” procession of students who graduate to the second parent against the other.
Moreover, the graduation on Tuesday (21/4) to coincide with the commemoration of Kartini Day. Inevitably, the atmosphere of emotion overflow in the Graha Bintang, where the graduation procession was held. Sobs the graduates and their parents broke the silence. Tears unstoppable again. (Baca juga: Sungkeman, dan Pakai Peci, Prosesi Wisuda Unik Universitas Malahayati)
“Each success earned him a child it was thanks to her parents’ blessing. Therefore, this procession that must be done when the graduation ceremony at the University Malahayati, “said Malahayati University’s Rector, Dr Muhammad Kadafi SH MH.
According to one of the youngest rector in Lampung, the role of parents should receive the respect it deserves, especially when the moment of graduation. “God permits it depends parents permits. So hopefully after graduating from college, the graduates have to say thank you and to ask the blessing of parents to successfully treading the future, “said Kadafi again.
Beside that to the Homage processio , other unique things that exist today in the graduation ceremony is, all graduates using a cap, not a hat toga in general.
This is a form of respect for cultures in the eastern Indonesia. It also became a symbol of UNIMAL vision that emphasizes ethics and attitudes of religiosity