30th August 2015. Universitas Ahmad Dahlan participated in Closing Festival of Jogja Fashion Week which was conducted by Ministry of Culture and Tourism. UAD was the only university invited to join the event. 25 international students of UAD participated in this event, they consist of 19 students from China, 4 students from Thailand, 1 student from Yemen and 1 student from Timor Leste. Most of the students wore their traditional costume to reflect their own cultures.
All of the students enthusiastically walked from the starting point at Office of Dinas Pariwisata to Zero Point Miles of Yogyakarta.
“Participating in this event is my first and unforgettable experience during my study in Indonesia”, said Ali Abdulraoof Taha Al-Maktari from Yemen.
He added “Many people friendly came and told to us. I am happy, it helps us to practice our Indonesian language”.
Many visitors excitedly came and requested to take photos with international students of UAD.