On Wednesday (10/01/2017), Office of International Affairs Vocational College UGM (OIA SV UGM) held a workshop of collaboration with Senior Experten Service (SES) Germany. This kind of event has been held for the second time since SV UGM and SES Germany been collaborating in 2014. This collaboration follows the scheme of inviting Senior Professors or/and Senior Experts from Germany and other European countries to give assistance to lecturers and to give material supports on important aspects inside vocational education, namely curriculum, practice based teaching-learning methods, field and laboratory works and so on.
On Thursday, (13/1) Vocational College (SV) UGM visited Semarang Merchant Marine Polytechnic (PIP Semarang) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Director of PIP Semarang. At the same way with one of great programs of The President Joko Widodo about the development of marine’s highway and make Indonesia become the central of world’s maritime, through the community empowerment for underprivileged society of Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries Republic of Indonesia, PIP Semarang has trusted to educate underprivileged youth in Central Java and Yogyakarta for the marine labor, collaborated with Vocational College UGM and Universitas Diponegoro to prepare candidates from each area.
On Friday (06/11) Vocational College (SV) and Faculty of Cultural Science (FIB) UGM held the signing contract extension of collaboration with Pacific Asia Society (PAS). PAS is an organization consists of students from several universities in Republic of Korea. This is the ninth year about the program which held every year since 9 years ago.
At least 27 Students of Republic Korea sent to Indonesia to learn and exchange about the Language, Arts, and Culture.
Supriadianto S.S., M.A., (the Head of Korean Language study program) said “In addition to participate the exchange program, the students were involved to social activities like visit the orphanage.”
Thursday (19/01), Jeonju Volunteer Center, the Republic of Korea visited Vocational College UGM (SV UGM) in order to enhance bilateral relations between the two institutions. Jeonju Volunteer Center is an organization doing social works focusing on children around the world. Composed of students from several universities in Korea, this organization every year visits on average 11 countries in Asia Pacific, including Indonesia.
Taking place at Vocational College UGM, there was Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing between Vocational College UGM represented by the Dean, Wikan Sakarinto, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D. and Jeoju Volunteer Center represented by Prof. Lee Hye Sook on behalf of the President.
Following up the result of the meeting of Senior Experten Services (SES) Germany (10/01) to invite professors to SV UGM, Office of International Affairs SV UGM held the presentation of the proposals which already made by each study program or department in SV UGM.
This meeting participated by the representatives of study program and also attended by Adam Pamma, the representative of SES Germany. This proposal’s presentation aimed to propose Professor according to what the study programs or departments need. The cost of this collaboration fully funded by University, The study program is only need to provide the local transportation and meals during the contract.
On Wednesday (04/01/2017), Vocational College (SV) UGM and PT. Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk in Jakarta signed a Memorandum of Agreement on student internship and training program. The signing was attended by General Manager Human Capital PT. Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk Agung Yunanto and the Officials of Vocational College UGM including Dean Wikan Sakarinto, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D., Director of Vocational Development Center Ir. Hotma Prawoto Sulistyadi, M.T., IP-Md., Vice Dean for Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives Radhian Krisnaputra, S.T., M.Eng., and Manager of Public Relation and TIK Supriadianto, S.S., M.A.
Vocational College (SV) UGM and Ministry of Transportation of Infonesia (Kemenhub) agreed to establish cooperation on developing education on transportation.
Thursday (05/01), visit by Dean of Vocational College UGM Wikan Sakarinto, ST., M. Sc., Ph. D., Vice Dean for Collaboration and Strategic Initiatives Radhian Krisnaputra, S. T., M. Eng., and Director of Vocational Development Center SV UGM Ir. Hotma Prawoto Sulistyadi , M. T., IP. Md to the Office of Ministry of Transportation was warmly welcome by the Minister of Transportation himself, Budi Karya Sumadi, and staffs.
Monday (09/01/2017). Considering the fact that there are few aircraft maintenance workshops in Indonesia, Vocational College UGM (SV UGM) realized that it is necessary to prepare skilful human resources on aircraft maintenance. A significant way to prepare it is by accelerating the formation of Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of aircraft under the management of Maintenance and Management of Heavy Equipment Engineering Study Program.
To support the idea of developing MRO concentration, SV UGM visited PT. Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF) aiming at the agenda of mapping the demands of human resources in PT. GMF (5/1/2017). Attending this visit were Dean of Vocational College UGM Wikan Sakarinto, ST., M. Sc., Ph. D., Vice Dean for Collaboration and Strategic Initiatives Radhian Krisnaputra, S. T., M. Eng., and Director of Vocational Development Center Ir. Hotma Prawoto Sulistyadi , M. T., IP-Md. Visit from SV UGM was warmly welcome by Director Human Capital Heriyanto Agung Putra and staffs.
There are 7 Vocational College (SV UGM) students from Korean Language Study Program are participating Student Exchange Program and Advanced Study Program in 2 universities in the Republic of Korea. Five of them are taking part in Student Exchange Program. Leliyana Putritama, Anugrah Anggraeni, Ahadilla Nur’ais Hartono Putri and Mar’atus Solikhah are staying in Gangneung Wonju National University (GWNU) for 2 semesters meanwhile Irawan Setiadi is staying in Gyeongsang National University (GNU) for 1 semester. On the other hand, 2 other students namely Indhira Kusuma Wardani and Aruna Pandu Ardiyan are attending advanced study program for Bachelor Degree in GWNU Korea.
Thursday (17/12), located in the main lobby of Vocational College building, dozens of student works from Electronics and Instrumentation Study Program (ELINS) were displayed.
Besides seeing student works, visitor could also try using the electronic tools made by the students. One of the exhibited tools is automatic body height measurement made by Mario Elfan Niko Rahutama and friends from batch 2014. This handy tool works by placing it on head then it will calculate the height by using ultra-sonic sensor and record it on the display.