On 4th December 2016, Perbanas Institute became 2nd place General Champions winners during the Jakarta Students Sports Week event which began on 28th November 2016. As a leading higher education institution renowned for its award-winning sports teams, the most recent accolade demonstrates Perbanas Institute’s continued success in extracurricular activities. Jakarta Students Sports Week was held by Jakarta’s Student Sports Advisory Board (BAPOMI DKI) as well the Jakarta Provincial Government’s Department of Sports and Youth Affairs; the event was held for 10 sports categories including volleyball, badminton, tennis, table tennis, and swimming among others.
Perbanas Institute was one of 50 higher education institutions across the Jakarta province who participated at the event so as to promote the importance of sporting activities. As such, student athletes were additionally given professional advice from sports industry practitioners. In doing so, participants are able to improve upon their athletic abilities hence resulting in better performance on the field. Perbanas Institute is set to further equip its students with sports strategies and skills as the institute moves ahead to the national rounds of the competition that will take place next year in Makassar, South Sulawesi.