Preparing Students to Engage in Society, LPPM Udayana University Holds General and Special Debriefing

Udayana University (Unud) through the Institute for Research and Community Service (LPPM) held General and Special Training for MBKM Students to Build Villages/Thematic Real Work Classes (KKNT) period II in 2023 at the Nation Room, Rectorate Building, Jimbaran Udayana Campus, Monday-Wednesday, 20-22 February 2023. This event was opened directly by the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Ir. I Gede Rai Maya Temaja, M.P. accompanied by the Chairman of LPPM, Prof. Dr. drh. I Nyoman Suarsana, M.Sc. as well as Secretary of LPPM Udayana University, Ir. Ni Made Ary Esta Dewi Wirastuti, ST., MSc., PhD., IPM.

Head of LPPM Udayana University, Prof. Dr. drh. I Nyoman Suarsana, M.Sc. in his remarks conveyed that the Mandiri KKNT activities in this period were attended by 72 students consisting of students from the Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Tourism and Faculty of Social & Political Sciences. Buleleng, Badung, Tabanan and Klungkung districts were chosen as the locations for the Independent KKNT to be held in this period.

Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prof. Dr. Ir. I Gede Rai Maya Temaja, M.P. in his remarks appealed to KKNT students in this period to be provided with general and specific materials to increase student empathy and concern for the environment and atmosphere in the village, increase competitiveness and boost the village economy. Prof. Rai advised that KKNT supervisors always provide direction, guidance and monitor and evaluate student activities so that their activities are equivalent to 20 credits in accordance with the subjects on MBKM conversion.

This event presented 5 speakers consisting of Dr. Ir. I Ketut Sardiana, M.Sc. as the Udayana University MBKM Coordinator who explained "General Explanation of the Ministry of Education and Culture and Research and Technology's MBKM Mandiri Program", Ir. Ni Made Ary Esta Dewi Wirastuti, ST., MSc., PhD., IPM, Secretary of LPPM Udayana University with the material "MBKM Building Independent Villages/KKNT Period I Year 2023 Udayana University", Dr. I Ketut Mangku Budiasa, S.PI, M.Si, Lecturer at the Faculty of Animal Husbandry, Udayana University with the material "Morals and Ethics of Student Association in Society", Tri Anggraini Prajnawrdhi, S. T., M.T., MURP., Ph.D. Coordinator of the Architecture Study Program, Faculty of Engineering, Udayana University, who delivered the material "Sharing the Implementation of MBKM to Build Independent Villages/KKNT Period I in 2022: Benefits, Challenges, Obstacles and Solutions", as well as Duman Care Khrisne, ST., MT, Head of Information Technology Infrastructure, USDI , Unud, who explained about "Technical SIMAK MBKM KKNT".