Universiti Sains Malaysia Open Registration for Student Exchange!

Yogyakarta (27/10) – Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is a public research university in Malaysia. Founded on 1 June 1969 as a statutory body with its constitution, it is among the oldest institutes of higher learning in Northern Malaysia. It has three campuses: the main campus on the island of Penang, a health campus in Kelantan, and an engineering campus in Nibong Tebal. There is currently an overseas collaboration with KLE University, India offering the Doctor of Medicine (USM) undergraduate degree. USM plans to open a Global Campus (Kuala Lumpur Campus) in Kuala Lumpur Education City With around 28,300 postgraduate and undergraduate students in 2009, USM is one of the largest universities in terms of enrollment in Malaysia. The number of lecturers is about 1,479, which leads to a student-lecturer ratio of around 19:1.

As one of the partners of the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY), IGOV UMY and USM often exchange students to conduct student exchange programs or conduct research collaborations. On this occasion, USM opened registration for IGOV UMY students who wanted to do student exchanges with USM. Registration is open until November 10, 2022, with the following conditions:
– Curriculum Vitae
– Motivation Letter
– Latest Academic Transcript
– Scanned Copy of Passport (biodata page only)
– Scanned Copy of English Proficiency Certificate (min. 480)
– Latest Photo (taken within last 6 months)
submit all documents to sigov.umy.ac.id/ sigov apps. (ARP)


5 Abilities You Must Have to Compete Globally

Yogyakarta (27/9) -Not just knowledge, but also abilities, must be cultivated so that they can always improve. The idea is to be able to track the evolution of the period over time, which will undoubtedly change. According to the Ministry of Education and Culture’s Directorate General of Higher Education (Ditjen Dikti) (Kemendikbud). Today’s students must master a variety of talents. The goal is to be able to compete on a global scale.

What are these abilities?

Complex Problem Solving
The term Complex Problem Solving refers to a problem-solving skill. These abilities are required to ensure that all Dikti employees develop technology that addresses challenges.

Critical Thinking
Today’s utilization of cutting-edge technology need Dikti Personnel who can think critically as well as analytically. Specifically, all technologies that are employed to assist particular activities or aims.

The Dikti Personnel’s inventiveness is inextricably linked to the sophistication of today’s technology. These abilities must then be acquired and completely developed. So that it might give birth to and create better technologies.

Collaboration with Others
The ability to collaborate with others is the next talent. This skill is intended to solve a problem that is unlikely to be solved on its own.

Cognitive Adaptability
Cognitive flexibility talents include inventiveness, logical reasoning, and problem-solving sensitivity.(ARP)


Increasing the Teaching Capacity of UMY IP Study Program, UMY IP Study Program Holds Excellent Service Training Activities

Yogyakarta (19/9) – In order to increase the capacity of education personnel (Tendik), the Government Science Study Program of the Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (Prodi IP UMY) has just held an Educational Personnel Capacity Development activity through Service Excellent and Digital Creative Training funded by the Merdeka Campus Competition Program Grant (PK- KM) Directorate General of Higher Education, Research and Technology of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology for Fiscal Year 2022. The activity was held on 17-18 September 2022 at Griya Persada Hotel & Convention Resort, Yogyakarta.


The activity began with the delivery of material on Building Excellent Service Based on ISLAMIC Work Culture which was presented by Prof. Dr. Nano Prawoto, SE., M.Sc., gives the view that by obtaining consumer surplus or customer satisfaction, it can indirectly promote UMY.

“ISLAMIC (Integrity, Sustainability, Leading, Accountability, Modern, Innovation, Commitment). The 7 letters that symbolize the work culture of UMY are expected to be able to create excellent service. Because excellent service is an important element to encourage lecturers, employees, and technicians to carry out maximum work a day -day. When consumers always get consumer surplus, consumers will get satisfaction. So automatically, students as satisfied consumers indirectly promote UMY.” he said

In addition, to further increase the capacity of education staff (tendik) of the IP UMY Study Program in order to provide excellent service, the activity also attended Endro Dwi Hatmanto, S.Pd., M.A., Ph.D with the material on Building Leadership and Teamwork “High-dose Motivation Towards Work”. Achievement” which provides material on the 4 ethos that must be possessed, namely gratitude, trust, work is service and contribution and work is honor. In addition, he gave the view that a superior and a subordinate must have a good relationship in order to become co-workers.

“In work, the leader plays an important role in creating a comfortable work environment. Leaders must be able to provide innovation in the work environment so that working relationships are not limited to only superiors and subordinates but also become co-workers. For example in Australia, superiors treat subordinates very well so there is no gap between the two. From this example it can be said that a comfortable environment will increase morale.” he said

It is very important to carry out technical capacity building activities. Therefore, this all-day activity can provide benefits for UMY IP Study Program students who are at the forefront of service for consumers. (ARP)

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Five Qualities That Students Must Possess to Be Internationally Competitive.


Yogyakarta (14/9) – The world of work requires non-technical or soft skills in addition to technical skills (hard skills) that students must possess. In addition, during the period of industrial revolution 4.0, the Directorate General of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture (Ditjen Dikti Kemendikbud) stated that non-technical skills have become the fundamental capital for university graduates entering the workforce. Monday (11/2/2020) on Instagram, the Directorate General of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture listed five talents that students must possess to be globally competitive.

The five abilities are abbreviated as 5C and are described below.
complex problem solving
critical thinking
coordinating with others
cognitive flexibility

The Directorate General of Higher Education recommended these five talents face the demographic bonus period in Indonesia. (ARP)


First Lecture Preparation For New Students

Yogyakarta (12/9) – The First Lecture Preparation for New Students must be done by senior high school students when entering college for the first time. This is because the situation and conditions at high school are different from the lecture period.

You need to know the preparation before entering college, especially for the first lecture. Of course, because the conditions of the social environment are different from your school and even your city or place of residence. Also to easily adapt to the campus environment. Here’s the First Lecture Preparation For New Students

Build a Proactive Attitude
When you are in a new environment, then the thing you need to do is adjust to the social environment. Then how can you adapt to the environment? One of them is to build a proactive attitude of self. If you have a proactive attitude then your social life is more sociable.

Find out the Rules in the Department and Campus
When you are a freshman, you are in a different situation. This means that each rule that you used to adhere to at the old school will be different when you are in college. Therefore, you must actively seek information related to the rules in the department, faculty, or university. The goal is that you can learn or know it first before entering lecture activities.

Make Time Management

If you have entered college, then you will arrange the study schedule. In contrast to the elementary to high school levels, where all learning schedules are arranged by the school. This is an advantage. But it can also boomerang for you if you’re not good at managing your time. (ARP)


Fantastic! IGOV UMY Lecturer Receives Outstanding Lecturer Award

Yogyakarta (23/8) – During the 2021/2022 academic year, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY) hosted the Annual Work Meeting (RKT), which is a standard annual agenda. RKT is the initial phase preceding the implementation of the formulation of the activity plan and budget (RKA). All structural Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta officials were present at this conference. This agenda is also accompanied by awards for exceptional personnel, which are granted to lecturers and permanent education professionals who satisfy the requirements and pass the assessment indicators.

There are various indications for evaluating high-achieving staff, including the results of the 2021/2022 SKP evaluation, academic position achievement, percentage of attendance, and teacher certification. Through this evaluation, one of the IP UMY lecturers, Dr. Phil. Ridho Al-Hamdi, MA., was able to receive an award as an exceptional instructor. Dr. Adhianty Nurjanah, M.Sc., and Dr. Ir. Ramadoni Syahputra, M.T., also received this honor. Wisnu Harja was given first place for the best education staff, followed by Wuri Prastuti, S.M., and Joko Purnomo.

The purpose of this performance review is to recognize lecture who have excelled while providing motivation and role models for those who need to improve. (ARP)

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The Reasons Why International Class Is Your Best Choice.

Yogyakarta (16/8) – International classes must be familiar to those of you who choose to continue your education at the university level. This program has become one of the flagships of some of Indonesia’s greatest campuses.

International class programs are sometimes known as the International Undergraduate Program or IUP for short. This unique class is a study program offered by an Indonesian university in collaboration with international partners.
The primary distinction between the international and ordinary classes is the language of instruction. Classes in this study program are taught in English.
International classes are given to help students in Indonesia strengthen their skills. Several advantages can be acquired by participating in this type of learning program, including:

Opportunities to Study Abroad
The international class is made possible by collaboration with universities abroad. This program permits you to attend classes at partner colleges for numerous semesters.

For example, if you take an international class in Government Sciences at Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY), it will be easier for you to perform Student Exchange abroad with campuses that are registered as IGOV UMY campus partners.

Friendship Network Expansion
Students enrolled in international classes are not all from Indonesia. Many international students participate in this program as well. Being in the same class allows you to get to know them and develop friends with them. Aside from being a type of social adaptation, having a large network of acquaintances will be advantageous, for example, while looking for work.

English Language Skills Will Advance
One of the conditions for enrolling in an international class is English language certification. Typically, each university has its own set of minimum standards. This is because English is the language of instruction in this program.
Every day, students enrolled in international classes will be exposed to English. Both professors’ teaching and conversations with international acquaintances According to the adage, ‘learning by doing,’ pupils’ English skills will undoubtedly improve if this is done regularly. (ARP)

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Improving the Quality of Promotional Strategies, IGOV UMY and UMY Admissions Hold Discussions

Yogyakarta (12/8) – the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY) has just held an audience meeting with Admisi UMY. The meeting was held on Friday, August 12, 2022, at the UMY Admission Building.
The meeting was attended by the Director of IGOV UMY Sakir, S.IP., M.IP., Head of the Admissions Bureau, Dr. Imam Suprabowo, S.Sos.I., M.Pd.I, Head of New Student Admission Affairs, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta Mawardi Achmad, A.Md.

The meeting was held to discuss promotion strategies on how prospective new students (camaba) can find out the advantages of IGOV UMY which has many facilities, interesting programs, quality lecturers, etc. In addition, the meeting aims to increase students who want to register for IGOV UMY. With this meeting, IGOV UMY and UMY Admissions can help each other in terms of increasing the number of camaba and directly overseeing camaba who want to register to IGOV UMY. (ARP)


Is it True, Studying at IGOV UMY Must be Able to Use English?

Yogyakarta (10/8) – Surely you have heard the words “if you want to enter an international class major, you must be able to speak English” or “if you want to enter IGOV UMY” you must be able to speak English. Is that true? Let’s look at the following information.

1. Why is English important in Government?
English in Government is very useful for initial capital to go to a disruptive era, freedom, and openness in which this era will continue to develop. In addition, Indonesia is in the process of implementing Smart Governance to improve efficient services.

2. Does IGOV have English courses?
Of course! You will get English courses until semester 6, which each semester focuses on learning a certain aspect.

3. Is Government related to English?
Because English in Government is useful in providing quality public services, namely having the skills to face the challenges of Global Megatrends 2045. These challenges include demographic issues, urbanization, international trade, and the emergence of the middle-class Emerging Market Economies (MEMEs) in Asia and Latin America.

Basically, for now, English is very important to prepare for a world-class government. Therefore, IGOV UMY is here to prepare you as world-class bureaucrats! (ARP)


How to Fill Your Study Plan Cards (KRS)

Yogyakarta (2/8) – Even semester break has arrived, approximately for 3 months. In addition to being a month where students can rest themselves or, go back to their hometowns, they still have to carry out their other obligations, paying tuition fees & filling out Study Plan Cards (KRS) with a deadline until 27 August 2022. For those of you who don’t know how to fill in the KRS yet, MinGov will tell you.

1. Visit the page http://krs.umy.ac.id/
2. Click on the “Student Login section
3. Enter your email address and password, and make sure the email you enter is the email provided by the campus!
4. Then, go to the KRS Online page which is on the main page table
5. After that, you choose courses according to your semester, you can check your courses at https://igov.umy.ac.id/academics/courses/
6. After you choose a course according to your semester, you have to pay tuition and DPP so that you can register yourself for that course.
7. After you pay your tuition and DPP, don’t forget to do a PRA-KRS (on the KRS Online page) to choose a class and register yourself for the course.

After you fill out the KRS, you just need to wait for the holiday time to end and you will be invited to the WhatsApp group by MinGov. (ARP)