On Friday, (17/2), Supporting the effort Directorate for Research and Community of Directorate General for Higher Education Republic of Indonesia in order to improve to quality of students at Higher Education Institution through the Students Creativity Program (PKM), Vocational College UGM builds the community for PKM Supervisor.
Vice dean FOR Academic and Students Affairs, Agus Nugroho, S.T., M.T., explained that by the quantity the total of PKM’s proposal which uploaded by students has pretty much every year, however from the quantity side needs to be improved, especially by their Supervisors, according to many proposals which uploaded, only little percentage who finally accepted and funded by Directorate for Higher Education.
Agus also added that Vocational College already built 2 communities for students before, there are Community for the outstanding students (MAPRES) and Intellectual Community for Students, remembering to the total of new students of Vocational College is big enough, there are 2300 new students annually, this thing will be good potency for Vocational College UGM.
“Students often have difficulty in getting the Supervisor, hopefully after we built this community will make the students feel easier and improving the passion in competes at PKM”. Agus said.
This meeting attended by more than 100 lecturers around Vocational College, and invited Ma’un Budiyanto, S.T., M.T., as the speaker. Maun explained 7 fields of PKM and informed that PKM already become identity of the University,
“Not enough to covered by Directorate of Higher Education, but we have to be winner at the National Competition”. He said.