News Release

Vokasi UGM and Cyber Hankuk University Foreign Studies Korea Officially Build Cooperation

Yogyakarta (21/1) Dean of Sekolah Vokasi (SV) UGM, Mr. Wikan Sakarinto, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D. and President of Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (CUFS), Korea, Joong Ryul Kim, Ph.D. officially sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between the two parties in SV 138. This event aims to establish cooperation in academic, service, and research sector.

On this occasion, the Dean of SV UGM is accompanied by Vice Dean of Academic and Student Affairs, Vice Dean of Research and Community Service, International Affairs Office and Public Relation & TIK team, Head of DBSMB, and Head of Korean Language Study Program. Before the signing of the MoU and MoA, they discussed the cooperation program in detail. The MoA contains the program of extension study for students Korean Language Study Program in CUFS; at least for three semester. For MoA itself, it contains an exchange program for staffs and lecturers for teaching, research, and service activities.

CUFS is a university with specifically focused on mastering native language, and the special thing is the learning system in CUFS is online. It can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

The Dean of SV UGM welcome the guests from CUFS and hopes this cooperation between SV UGM and CUFS would give the benefit especially for graduates from Korean Language Study Programs.

In his speech, the president of CUFS expresses his excitement at being able to work with SV UGM. “I hope this MoU and MoA would not stop in here, I hope it can bring the positive impact for us” as he said on his speech.

CUFS then continues their agenda to give the socialization to student SV UGM Korean Language Program Study related to this programs. They hope the students can join and experience international exposure in CUFS.

Collaborating with Japan, Vocational College UGM is organizing an International Symposium

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International Symposium on Technology for Sustainability (ISTS) is an International Sympsoium for College and University Students which firstly organized by National Institute of Technology (NIT) Japan. Each year, since 2010, ISTS has been being held by Asia-Pacific Countries in turn. In 2016, the 6th ISTS is going to be held in Indonesia by appointing Vocational School UGM as the distinguished host.

Despite of the symposium agenda, ISTS 2016 which takes 8 days (4 – 12 October 2016) in Yogyakarta also invites the participants to get involved in both indoor and outdoor activities. They are The 2nd  International Students Seminar on Leadership and Networking (ISSLN), company visit, study case in Poncosari Village, leadership experience and games in Borobudur Temple, and many others.

Victorio Fikgi Amartha (Viktor), a student of Vocational College UGM appointed as the chairperson of Student Committee of ISTS 2016, said that this event is promoted for college and university students not only limited to Indonesian students but also for international students from overseas, especially Asia Pacific region.

“Not only students from Vocational College UGM, but all students from Indonesia and from overseas are encouraged to take part in ISTS 2016,” Viktor explains.

Furthermore, Viktor added that there would be partial scholarships granted to 50 early bird participants applying before April 30th, 2016.

For more detailed information, applicants shall contact Office of International Affairs (OIA) Vocational College UGM by (+62 274) 541020 or Student Committee (+6287712354265).