Udayana University Holds KIP Tuition Scholarship Socialization, Vice Rector III Asks Scholarship Recipients to Take Advantage of Living Cost Assistance to Support Tuition

Udayana University (Unud) through the Student Affairs Bureau held a Socialization of the Smart Indonesia Card Scholarship (KIP) for Lectures on utilizing living cost assistance for supporting academic activities (lectures) online through the Cisco Webex application, Thursday (11/08/2022). This socialization was officially opened by the Vice Rector for Student Affairs at Udayana University and attended by students receiving bidikmisi scholarships/KIP Lectures batch 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

This activity was carried out in order to follow up on the results of the evaluation of the KIP Lecture program at Udayana University in 2021/2022 on June 15, 2022. The resource persons who attended this socialization were drh. I Made Kardena, S.KH., M.VS. as the Head of the Udayana University Scholarship Development Unit.

Vice Rector for Student Affairs of Udayana University Prof. Ngakan Putu Gede Suardana in his speech said that in accordance with Law number 12 of 2012 it has been mandated to the government to achieve affordability and fair equity in obtaining quality and relevant higher education. Therefore, Permendikbud No. 10 of 2020 concerning the Smart Indonesia program which is intended for students who are accepted into universities, whether they are people with disabilities, KIP holders or students who are economically disadvantaged.

"I really hope that KIP-Kuliah scholarship recipients will use this scholarship as well as possible in accordance with the goals expected by the government so that this scholarship is truly targeted and can be used to support your studies," said Prof. Ngakan.

In addition to improving hard skills from lectures, they also improve soft skills, both through organizational activities, self-development, achievement, participating in Merdeka Learn Campus Merdeka (MBKM). Of course, through these soft skills activities, many things can be obtained so that after graduation you will have more insight and competence and be ready to enter the world of work.