The Inaugural Lecture of the Unud Postgraduate Program Held Online, Joined by 847 New Students

Denpasar - Udayana University Postgraduate Program Holds First Lecture of Professional Program, Specialist Doctor Education Program (PPDS), Masters Program and Doctoral Program online, Monday (14/9/2020). The inaugural lecture was attended by several speakers, namely the Vice Rector for Prof. I Nyoman Gde Antara with the material "Academic Policy as the Foundation for the Learning Process at Udayana University in 2020", General Lecture by the Chairperson of the Senate, Prof. Dewa Ngurah Suprapta with the topic "Strengthening the Implementation of Unud's Vision in Postgraduate Education at Udayana University, material related to Information Systems at Udayana University was delivered by USDI Secretary Dr. Dewa Made Wiharta and Journal and Publication Information (JUPI) was delivered by the Chairman of JUPI Ni Made Ary Esta Dewi. Wirastuti, Ph.D.

Director of the Postgraduate Program Prof. I Putu Gede Adiatmika in his report said that this inaugural lecture aims to introduce new students to the vision, mission and goals of Udayana University, understand the learning process at the professional, master and doctoral level, understand the main supporting facilities for learning support such as the Information Resources Unit, and journals. and scientific publications provided by the Udayana University library. This first lecture was attended by 847 new students consisting of 99 Professional Program students, 131 PPDS students, 468 Masters students and 149 Doctoral students as well as 3 PMDSU Program students.

Meanwhile, Rector of Udayana University Prof. A.A Raka Sudewi in his speech conveyed that whatever conditions exist, the learning and teaching process must continue, because we must continue to work and remain productive and still adhere to established health protocols. As a higher education institution that has a vision to become an institution that produces excellent, independent and cultured graduates, Udayana University always implements quality higher education standards in accordance with the National Higher Education Standards, even though the teaching and learning process must be carried out online. The quality standards applied are our common guide to be able to carry out the process of education, research and community service in a quality manner.

Some important things that are emphasized as a reference in Udayana University standards are Passing on Time, Grade Point Average and producing publications. This is important because Masters, Doctoral, Professional and Specialist education have set a standard study time which must be used as a basis in the educational process, evaluation and determination of student graduation. Therefore, new students are asked to understand this, so that they can follow the educational process well and can complete studies according to predetermined quality standards.