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.
The collaboration, which is previously initiated by Korean Language Study Program, aiming at developing rural and underdeveloped areas by performing socio-cultural joint-activities, volunteering, and education.
Wikan said that SV UGM, as the partner of Jeonju Volunteer Center and the representative of Indonesia, is willing to provide information support needed by the volunteers under the collaboration program.
“Both parties should be respectful to each other. In the future, we expect that not only students from Korea visiting Indonesia but vice versa,” said Wikan.
Attending and witnessing this MoU Signing Ceremony were Team Leader of Jeonju Volunteer Center Prof. Lee Hye Sook, Personal Manager Mr. Yoon Seung Hyeon and Assistant Manager Mr. Song Hyun Taek, Manager of Office of International Affairs SV UGM Andri Handayani, S.S., M.A., and Head of Korean Language Study Program SV UGM Supriadianto, S.S., M.A. (Trl by Tyas)