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.
Supriadianto, S.S, M.A., the Chair Person of Korean Language Study program explained that those five students are granted scholarship from Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP) to participate in Student Exchange Program. The scholarship covers the whole expenses.
“KGSP Scholarship is full scholarship for students. It covers round-trip flight tickets, tuition fee, dormitory, and living expenses,” Mr. Supriadianto known as Adi Kyosunim said.
Speaking of Advanced Study Program, Korean Language Study Program has been granted Global Government Scholarsip Program (GGSP) covering living expenses and dormitory for 2 graduates/alumni for 3 – 4 semesters.
According to Director of SV UGM, Ir. Hotma Prawoto Sulistyadi, M.T.,IP-Md., during his speech in farewell ceremony for those students on February 25, 2016, the Student Exchange and Advanced Study Programs are the realization of partnership between SV UGM and several universities and governmental institutions in Korea.
Hotma added that, every year, Korean Language Study Program frequently sends its students to Korea for either Student Exchange Program or Advanced Study Program (Bachelor Program).
“Instead of learning Korean Language intensively, the students will also learn about Korean culture and custom. They will be involved in various cultural events in Korea,” he explained. (Humas SV)