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Public Lecture on TILC&FRC Development Strategy as a Locomotive for the Progress of  SV UGM & Indonesia

Yogyakarta (2/10) – A Public Lecture has been held by Vocational College UGM (SV UGM) about the strategy of Teaching Industry Learning Center (TILC) and Field Research Center as a Locomotive for SV UGM & Indonesia Progress. At the moment, the public lecture was held at TILC SV UGM and attended by The General Director of Vocational Education of The Republic of Indonesia (DIKSI), Wikan Sakarinto, Ph.D as the speaker, Dean of SV UGM, Dr.-Ing. Ir. Agus Maryono and officials, Director of Project Implementation Unit (PIU) UGM, Head of Departments, Coordinators of Center of Excellence, and other invited guests (virtually way).

SV UGM held the 2nd GREAT International Summer Course 2021

Yogyakarta (22/7) — Vocational College Universitas Gadjah Mada (SV UGM) held the 2nd GREAT International Summer 2021 from July 13, 2021 to August 8, 2021. This summer course is the second edition after it was first held in 2019. GREAT stands for Global Relations for Education and Development or global relay for education and development. This GREAT summer course takes the theme of Indonesian Cultural Heritage in the Industrial Age 4.0 and supports Sustainable Development Goals 3, 4, 8 and 12, namely healthy living and supporting prosperity, inclusive and quality education, inclusive economic growth. and sustainable consumption and production patterns. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this course was carried out boldly using Zoom as a synchronous learning medium and UGM eLok as an asynchronous learning management system for participants.

Student of Internet Technology Engineering Won 1st Place Online Student Scientific Writing Competition in the National Level (LKTIM-OTN) 2020

Students of the Internet Engineering Technology Study Program Vocational College UGM, Muhammad Navi Nugraha (Internet Engineering Technology Class of 2019) with Adji Saiddinullah (Regional Development batch 2019) and Fahar Yazid Izdihar (Agricultural Industry Technology batch 2019) won 1st place in the Student Scientific Writing Competition Online National Level (LKTIM-OTN) 2020 in the field of Economics and Development.

The Building of Field Research Center (FRC) Marks the Commitment of Vocational College UGM in the Development of Applied Undergraduate Programs

Yogyakarta (20/2) – The laying of the first stone as an early sign of the Vocational College UGM Field Research Center (FRC) Building on Wednesday, February 20th , 2020 in Kulon Progo. The activity was attended by the Deputy Governor of DIY, Paku Alam X, Regent of Kulon Progo, Drs. H. Sutedjo, UGM Chancellor, Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M.Eng., D.Eng., IPU., ASEAN Eng, Dean of Vocational College UGM, Wikan Sakarinto, ST, M.Sc., Ph.D. . Previously, in November last year, the Vocational College UGM had started the construction of the Teaching Industry Learning Center (TILC) building located in the Blimbingsari area, Sleman, DIY.

In his welcome speech, the Regent of Kulon Progo, Drs. H. Sutedjo, expressed his hope that with the start of the construction of Vocational College UGM, it can provide positive energy for the quality of education in Kulon Progo Regency and in the Special Region of Yogyakarta in the future. Likewise, the presence of the UGM SV FRC Building will bring them closer to the people in the Kulon Progo area.

“Besides that, the hope is that as more young people get higher education, the quality of Kulon Progo’s resources will also increase,” he said.

The FRC building is located at Jl. Tunjungan. Kulon Progo is designed to have three floors that function as meeting rooms, analysis rooms, laboratories, and offices with an open space concept for the general public and the educational community to learn and develop vocational education. This building will function as a center for research and innovation development activities in collaboration with the Kulon Progo Regency Government. Thus, the principle of “link and match” vocational education with industry, agencies, and the community can be appropriately applied in the real world.

“Hopefully, by working together, synergizing, we can cover the shortcomings that we have and we can minimize them so that our activities are strengthened by synergizing with one another.” said the Rector of UGM in his speech.

The construction of this building marks the seriousness and commitment of the Vocational College UGM in facilitating its Applied Bachelor program. In 2020, SV UGM opens more Applied Bachelor (S.Tr.) or Diploma 4 programs. A total of 20 study programs (Prodi) from the science, technology and social humanities groups are ready to be offered in the 2020 Vocational School Admissions (PMB) Vocational College UGM.

The construction of this building marks the seriousness and commitment of the Vocational College UGM in facilitating its Applied Bachelor program. In 2020, SV UGM opens more Applied Bachelor (S.Tr.) or Diploma 4 programs. A total of 20 study programs (Prodi) from the science, technology and social humanities groups are ready to be offered in the 2020 Vocational School Admissions (PMB) Vocational College UGM.

There are 14 majors of natural sciences cluster:

  1.     Health Information Management
  2.     General Surveying and Mapping Technology
  3.     Geographic Information Systems
  4.     Veterinary Technology
  5.     Agro-Industry Product Development
  6.     Forestry Management
  7.     Mechanical Engineering Technology
  8.     Management and Maintenance of Heavy Equipment Engineering
  9.     Civil Infrastructure Management and Maintenance Engineering
  10.    Engineering Technology for Construction of Civil Building
  11.    Electrical Engineering Technology
  12.    Software Engineering Technology
  13.    Instrumentation and Control Engineering Technology
  14.   Internet Engineering Technology

There are 7 majors from social sciences:

  1.     Properti Manajemen and Apprasial
  2.     Banking
  3.     Public Sector Accounting
  4.     Regional Economic Development
  5.     Archives and Record  Management
  6.     Applied English
  7.     Tour and Travel Business

New Student Admissions (PMB) SV UGM 2020 for Screening by High School Report’s Card to find Superior Students (PBU) has been opened on February 4, 2020 and will be closed on March 18, 2020. As in previous years, there are 4 types of PBU, namely PBUSMAK (PBU SMA/SMK /MA), PBUB (PBU with Achievement), PBUTM (PBU Not Able), and PBUK (PBU Partnership). PBUSMAK is a pathway for high school / vocational / MA graduates with the best 25% report card scores in their school. The PBUB is opened for graduates who have achievements in the fields of sports and science and technology. Meanwhile, prospective students who are academically capable but not economically capable can register through the PBUTM route. The last one is PBUK, which is a partnership program between UGM and local governments, government institutions, and/or companies. All important requirements and dates related to PMB UGM can be accessed at 

In addition to the report card, prospective students can also register through the UGM Written Examination (UTUL). Prospective UTUL UGM participants register online at the official website and choose three study programs of interest. The requirement for prospective UTUL UGM participants is to take part in the 2020 UTBK. The last route to be accepted as a UGM Vocational School student is the Value Path. In this pathway, prospective students are selected based on the results of UGM UTUL scores + UTBK scores. In the final path of PMB SV UGM, participants can choose two study programs at Vocational College UGM.

Vocational College UGM is the only faculty that provides vocational education at Universitas Gadjah Mada. Apart from excelling in the curriculum because it is based on industry needs, SV UGM also excels in encouraging students’ soft skills. The achievements of SV UGM students managed to become the overall champion in the Indonesian Electric Car Competition. In addition, SV UGM also continues to establish relationships with universities abroad to realize dual degree programs, student exchanges, and other international projects.

UGM Electric Car Team “Yacaranda” Ready to Launch EV-3 for KLMI 2019

Yogyakarta (8/11) – The UGM Electric Car Team “Yacaranda” represents UGM in this year’s national competition. The Yacaranda Team consists of students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Vocational College UGM, the Department of Electrical Engineering and Informatics of Vocational College UGM, the Department of Earth Technology of Vocational College UGM, the Department of Health Information and Services of Vocational College UGM and the Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences Alam UGM. This team entered the competition with a new car, namely: Super Sekip EV-3. This third-generation car is the successor of the first and second generations, namely the EV-1 in 2017 made it into the top 6 of the 2017 KMLI National, and the EV-2 in 2018 won 3rd place in the 2018 KMLI of the accuracy category.

The significant improvements brought to the Super Sekip EV-3 are:

  1.   The source of energy. EV-3 uses an energy source from an LTO (Lithium Titanate Oxide) battery with substantial advantages compared to Li-Ion (EV-2) and Accu (EV-1). It can withstand temperatures from – 20oC to 80oC
  2.   The monitoring system. EV-3 uses an IoT (Internet of Things) based monitoring system. IoT users can easily access or monitor the condition of the battery voltage, temperature controller, battery temperature, and car speed by using a smartphone.

On November 8, 2019, the launching of Super Sekip EV-3 to KMLI 2019 was attended by Dr. R. Suharyadi, M.Sc. As the Director of Student Affairs of UGM, Wikan Sakarinto, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D., as the Dean of Vocational College UGM, Dr. Benediktus Tulung Prayoga, S.T., M.T. as the Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and his staff. This event went smoothly under Mr. Sugiyanto, S.T., M.Eng., and Mr. Isworo Djati, S.T. The Yacaranda Team succeeded in making their third-generation car, namely the Super Sekip EV-3.

The Yacaranda Team needs massive support from everyone to win the Indonesian Electric Cars competition (Kompetisi Mobil Listrik Indonesia/KMLI) 2019 held from 14 to 16 November 2019 at Politeknik Negeri Bandung.

NIT Kitakyushu College Visits Vocational College UGM

Yogyakarta (26/9) The Delegates of National Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu College, Japan, visited Vocational College UGM. They are Prof. Nobuhiro Harada (President), Prof. Hisanobu Terai (Chairman of Robotics and Mechatronics Course), and Prof. Xin Jiang (Assistant Professor). Representing Vocational College UGM as the hosts are the Dean, Wikan Sakarinto, S.T., M.Sc., Ph.D., Vice Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Agus Nugroho, S.T., M.T., Vice Dean for Research, Community Service, and International Affairs, Dr. Ir. Silvi Nur Oktalina, S.Hut., M.Sc., and Vice Dean for Cooperation, Alumni, and Strategic Initiatives, Radhian Krisnaputra, S.T., M.Eng. During this visit, NIT Kitakyushu College discussed the working program and the student exchange program. The delegates of NIT Kitakyushu College also visited the laboratories after the discussion. That day’s agenda ended with a banquet lunch.

Pitaya, the Tourism Lecturer, Attends Global Youth Leadership Exchange Program in South Korea

Pitaya, S.E.T., M.Sc., a lecturer of the Tourism study program, the Department of Languages, Arts, and Culture Management of Vocational College, Universitas Gadjah Mada, participated in the Global Youth Leadership Exchange Program entitled “GoGo Pyeongchang.” This event runs on February 14 – 17, 2019, in South Korea. This program is a series of international programs organized by the East Asia Inter-Regional Tourism Forum General Secretariat in Gangwon to introduce and promote the contributions of the EATOF into the international forum. The tagline of this program is “discover, experience, inspire.”

“GoGo Pyeongchang aims to attract the young generations from the member countries of the EATOF to meet, gather, and synergize in various strategic programs as the world’s future leaders,” says Pitaya.

This activity, he continued, was sponsored by the EATOF General Secretariat and was held in a series with the Winter Olympics. With this activity, the youth delegates from their respective countries could collaborate in organizing international events in the future to provide international experience to the younger generations, exchange information, and show each nation’s cultural character. Besides, they could make the tourism sector a medium for collaboration.

“That’s why the GoGo Pyeongchang contains solid events to cultivate the young generations of EATOF through tourism activities. This program includes formal meetings, performing arts collaborations, and educational tours. The educational tours do not only introduce the participants to sports tourism through the Winter Olympics but also introduce them to world peace missions through a visit to the DMZ (demilitarization zone), the border between South Korea and North Korea,” says Pitaya.

Text: Pitaya dan Humas DBSMB

Photo: Pitaya

‘Intellectual Property Rights’ Seminar for SV UGM Lecturers

(Yogyakarta, 28/2) SV UGM, Research and Community Service Unit (PPM) held a seminar of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at SV 225. The participants are approximately 40 people consist of SV UGM lecturers, UGM Research Directorate, Dean of SV UGM Mr. Wikan Sakarinto, ST, M.Sc., Ph.D., Vice Dean SV UGM Dr. Silvi Nur Oktalina, S.Hut., M.Sc., and several students.

The seminar aims to provide an explanation to the lecturer about IPR, Patent Rights, and Final Assignment Recognition (RTA). It was delivered by three speakers, they are, Prof. M. Hawin, S.H., LL.M., Ph.D. (Professor at the Faculty of Law) about IPR, then Patent Rights by Ferianto, S.Si, (Center for Utilization and Innovation in Science and Technology Worker at the Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia(LIPI)), and RTA material by Dr.biol.hom. Nastiti Wijayanti, S.Si., M.Sc. (Head of the Research Program Subdirectorate UGM).

“Later there will be a socialization of RTA so that Sekolah Vokasi will be able to include at least 20 RTA proposals, 20 final assignments for students” said the Dean of SV UGM in his speech.

By understanding IPR, Patent Rights, and RTA, SV UGM lecturers are expected to be able to increase the amount of their researches.

Student of Diploma PJSIG Study Program Won the Thailand Inventor’s Day 2019

(Yogyakarta, 10/2) Lutfiana, student PJSIG study program 16 won the gold medal in a Thailand Inventor’s Day Competition (IPITEX) 2019 that held at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center (BITEC). The event lasts for five days from the 2 until 6 February, 2019.

IPITEX is an international event held in Bangkok, Thailand, lasting five days and attended by more than 425 participants from 25 countries. Each participant presented their ideas and innovations. The participants also varied from Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Japan, Macao, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan , UAE, Vietnam, even Indonesia. She was motivated to take part in this competition because she wanted to publish and present the work of innovation and technology in the international. In addition, she also wants to increase relations from other countries. In there, she did many activities such as exhibition or exhibition of works, presentations, judging, and awarding ceremony.

“So amazing and enthusiastic in this event because I was not expecting the preparation to short just 3-4 months and finally won the gold medal”.”dare to try new things, start, and try to give the best in accordance with the ability and believe that God will always hear the prayers and the efforts,” she added.

Ibaraki University visited SV UGM

Yogyakarta (6/2) – Ibaraki University visited SV UGM on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at SV 233. The guests were Mr. Keito Motegi, representative of Ibaraki University KUI staff who was accompanied by Ni Nyoman Indriyani from the UGM Faculty of Agriculture UGM, Listya Puspita Pandanwangi from ASMI Santa Maria, and the staffs of KUI SV UGM.

The visit was part of the agenda of Staff Exchange program from Ibaraki University Office of International Affairs (OIA). One of the activities was visiting OIA exchange information at faculties in UGM.

During the event, SV UGM representative shared about Sekolah Vokasi UGM, then shared about the possibility of collaborating with Ibaraki University such as Student Exchange, Internship or Community Service, which had previously been carried out by the Faculty of Agriculture UGM, especially in the field of Agriculture and Agroindustry. The program then continued with question and answer session and ended by giving a token. Mr. Keito Motegi expressed his delight at his visit to SV UGM.

Ibaraki University is a university that was founded in 1949 in Bunkyo, Japan. The university has five faculties, they are College of Humanities, College of Education, College of Science, College of Engineering, and College of Agriculture.