The Need for Increasing Insight in the Management of Student Organization, DPM-PM Unud conduct Study Visit to UNDIP and UGM

DPM-PM, BEM-PM, UKM, and Udayana University Student Affairs Bureau conducted Study Visit to Undip and UGM on Thursday (03/05/2018) and Friday (04/05/2018). (Photo: Yunia)

Central Java - Student Representative Council (DPM) Udayana University held a Study Visit to Diponegoro University (UNDIP), Semarang Thursday (03/05/2018) and Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Yogyakarta, Friday (04/05/2018). The delegation led by the Vice Rector for Student Affairs Unud was attended by representatives of DPM-PM, BEM-PM, UKM, Head of Student Affairs Bureau, and Student Affairs Department of Udayana University.

Vice Rector for Student Affairs Unud, Prof. Dr. Ir. I Made Sudarma, M.S said that this activity aims to increase student organization's insight to improve each program to be more advanced, considering that in the field of student affairs there are still many unreached programs, such as PKM and scholarships. The Vice Rector hopes that the students can take lessons from this activity.

The first study visit was held in ICT Center Building of Diponegoro University, Semarang, while the next day was held in Rectorate Building of Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta. Participants of this student organization representatives held discussions related to the development of each organization. This activity was also participated by Diponegoro University and Gadjah Mada University.

Director of Student Affairs of Diponegoro University, Drs. Handojo Djoko Waloejo, M.Si welcomed the visit from Udayana University. Furthermore, the Director of Student Affairs UNDIP conveyed through this visit can be a medium to exchange ideas to bring progress, especially in the field of student affairs, and complement each other and improve the quality of student affairs in each university. Appreciation was also conveyed by the Director of Student Affairs of Gadjah Mada University, Dr. R. Suharyadi, M.Sc. because this visit makes UGM more eager to improve, organize, and manage student organization on campus.

Diponegoro University has student organizations, such as BEM, Student Senate, and 40 SMEs, both in sports, arts, reasoning, and welfare. Meanwhile, Gadjah Mada University consists of BEM, Student Senate, and 49 SMEs in sports, art, spirituality, and special. The five-day Study Visit is expected to provide learning to improve student organization at Udayana University. (HM)