Boosting School Promotion, IGOV UMY held Roadshows to Various Regions

Yogyakarta (3/2) – Promotion to school is something that all universities, both public and private, must do. This is done in order to further enhance the brand awareness of a study program or university. In addition, one of the efforts to get quality prospective students is to promote the introduction of the study program to both students and teachers.

IGOV UMY conducted a roadshow activity with the Yogyakarta Muhammadiyah University Admission Bureau. There are several cities in Indonesia that are the destinations for the roadshow conducted by IGOV UMY, such as Tangerang, Tulungagung, Klaten, and Sleman. IGOV was represented by Aditya Fatmandadika Qurnain, IGOV Batch 2020. This activity took place through several different schemes in each city, such as direct presentations to classes, campus exhibitions with various other universities, and many more.


From the beginning of January to the end of February, this activity was carried out in Tulungagung on January 15-17, 2023; Klaten on January 26-28, 2023; Tangerang on January 29-31, 2023; Pakem, Sleman, and Solo on February 4-8, 2023; and Solo on January 20, 2023.This activity takes place in various schools, both public and private.


Aditya admitted that he was very happy because he was given the opportunity to represent IGOV UMY, Apart from his lively speech, students at the school were also very enthusiastic about asking questions about IGOV UMY. “It’s really fun to be IGOV’s representative for promotions to schools. Apart from being able to meet new people, I can also explain to students how the learning culture is at IGOV. The majority of their children ask about where student exchanges can go,” said Aditya (FLT)


Visit Borobudur, Thai Students are very Enthusiastic

Magelang (27/12) – Various types of tourism are offered in Jogja, ranging from cultural, historical, and nature tourism to spiritual tourism. Because Jogja is known as a favorite tourist spot, of course it offers a variety of excellent tourist attractions that you must visit when visiting this student city. One of the tourist objects is the Borobudur Temple.

This Borobudur Temple is actually not located right in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, but in Magelang, Central Java, or about 40 KM from downtown Jogja. However, this largest Buddhist temple in the world is one of the tourist attractions that you must visit if you are on vacation in Jogja. Borobudur Temple is famous to various parts of the world, this temple is the largest Buddhist temple in the world.

Amnat Arthan (Neck) and Chakorn Uppala (Sa) are students of Maejo University Thailand who had the opportunity to carry out an Inbound Exchange to Ilmu Pemerintahan (IGOV UMY). They were accompanied by Efriza Nur Hadi IGOV Batch 2022 to the Borobudur Temple. This program is called the Cultural Exchnge. The Cultural Exchange was held with the aim of providing knowledge related to culture and culture in Indonesia, especially in the city of Yogyakarta. Neck and Sa said they were very happy to be able to visit Borobudur Temple, especially since they are both Buddhists.


Attempting to Play Jeep: Chakorn and Neck’s First Experience

Yogyakarta (27/12) – Yogyakarta has many tourist destinations such as history, culture, natural tourism, and culinary tourism, which are scattered in many places in Yogyakarta. In the south of Yogyakarta, we know there are several beaches that must be visited when we are in Yogyakarta, such as Indrayanti Beach, Drini Beach, Kesirat Beach, and many more. A volcano to the north of Yogyakarta can be drawn in a straight line with the Yogyakarta Monument and Parangtritis Beach.

Amnat Arthan (Neck) and Chakorn Uppala (Sa) are students of Maejo University Thailand who had the opportunity to carry out an Inbound Exchange to Ilmu Pemerintahan Kelas Internasional (IGOV UMY). Exchange implementation at IGOV UMY is not only carried out in class with lecturers, but at IGOV UMY there is a Cultural Exchange program. This Cultural Exchange is a program created by IGOV UMY to introduce Indonesian culture, especially Yogyakarta, to Inbound Exchange students.

This event was very exciting and fun, Neck and Sa admitted that this was their first experience traveling around nature using a Jeep. Neck said he was very scared at first because the Jeep did not have a lid on the top of the car, but at the end of the session Neck realized that this was being used to play in the water at the end of the session.
“This is very exciting bro, but at first I was afraid to fall because there was no cover on the jeep. But at the end of the session I just found out about its function,” said Neck

Accompanied by Reyhan Dwi Priyandi and Jaya Suparman IGOV Class of 2018 as buddies, they visited several places. At breakfast they eat at Kopi Klotok which is in Pakem, Sleman, DIY. Using the Jeep they visited the Museum Sisa Hartaku, Kaliadem Bunker and finally playing water in the Merapi River. (FLT)


SOG UUM Invites IGOV UMY to Be Panelists in Intellectual Discourse

Malaysia (12/1) – The Intellectual Discourse SOG Inbound Mobility Program was held by the School of Government, Universiti Utara Malaysia (SOG UUM).This event was held at UUM’s Cluster 6/25 Lecture Council. This event invited various Panelists from Indonesia and Malaysia. From Indonesia, SOG UUM invited Prof. Dr. Dyah Mutiarin, who is a representative from Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta University (UMY), ASSOC. Prof. Dr. H. Rahyunir Rauf, M.Si and Dr. Fitrisia Munir from Riau Islamic University (UIR). Meanwhile, from Malaysia SOG UUM invited lecturers from SOG UUM, namely Dr. Muslimin Wallang. This event was moderated by Dr. Vally A/P Senasi from SOG UUM.


This event went very well. Students from SOG UUM listened enthusiastically, especially with the material that Prof. Dr. Dyah Mutiarin presented Indonesian Digital Transformation: Between Technology, Governments and Public Services. Prof. Dr. Dyah Mutiarin explained that there are 3 processes in building a digital service system, namely, Analog Government – E-Government – Digital Government. Indonesia is in the process of transitioning to digital government.Of course, Indonesia is already implementing e-government. The basic difference between E-Government and Digital Government lies in the use of technology used by ASN in public services. E-Government focuses on digitizing all services and information so that it can be easily accessed by Indonesian people, while Digital Government can be implemented if there are adequate human resources so that it can be implemented in Indonesia. As a result, in public services, it has been done with a structured system and a clear system.

Prof. Dr. Dyah Mutiarin Said that Indonesia is currently in the process of moving towards Digital Government, this is expected to increase efficiency, convenience, and better accessibility in public services. Apart from that, to realize good government, transparency is needed. Therefore, Digital Government must be implemented in Indonesia


Creating a Short Mobility Program, IGOV UMY invited SOG UUM to Collaborate.

Malaysia (11/1) The Exchange Program is mandatory for international class students at Yogyakarta Muhammadiyah University, including IGOV UMY. IGOV UMY facilitates student exchange programs with several destination countries both in Europe and Asia.
The Short Mobility Program is a collaboration implemented between IGOV UMY and the School of Government Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). Held for 7 days at UUM from January 9–15, 2023, and will be resumed in March 2023 at IGOV UMY. This program focuses on academic activities and some non-academic activities. This program is a step taken by IGOV UMY to facilitate the Exchange Substitute Program for students who have never done an exchange before. This is done considering that exchange is something that must be carried out for international class students.

The trip to Malaysia was taken by plane on 9/1 from New Yogyakarta International Airport, the first flight was Yogyakarta-Kuala Lumpur, then Kuala Lumpur-Kedah. The reception by UUM was very good, they picked up the group from UMY at Alor Setar airport. After arriving at UUM, the first building to visit was Anjung Guest (UUM Museum). In the Guest Pavilion, it is explained regarding the history of UUM, UUM’s business entities, etc.


Visit KPU DIY; IGOV UMY held a Substitute KKL

Yogyakarta (10/1) IGOV UMY has now implemented an Outcome Based Education (OBE) curriculum which places student learning not only based on theory, but also on practicum in government institutions. Students are required to attend Field Work Lectures (KKL) at the local government to study the implementation of the theory they have learned in lectures. KKL is expected to open opportunities for students to interact directly with government practitioners regarding the implementation of government policies, programs, and activities.
Because this KKL is mandatory for every IGOV UMY student,  IGOV UMY is holding a collective KKL for all IGOV UMY students batch 2020 and 2021. This collective KKL will be held on Monday, January 15, 2023, with the aim of going to Bali. In this KKL program, they will visit several places in Bali, such as Bali Bappeda, Bali KPU, Bali BPKAD, and Bali DPRD. Students who are unable to join the KKL in Bali may be permitted to join the Substitute KKL.
Substitute KKL can be implemented in Yogyakarta following the directions of the advisor. The DIY Election Commission was visited by the Election Governance Course with Dr. Phil Ridho Al-Hamdi, MA as a Lecturer. This Substitute KKL will be held on Tuesday, 10th of January 2023 00.30 PM-03.00 PM. By wearing a collared shirt and alma mater, when at the KPU it was explained about the duties of the KPU, that the KPU’s task was not only when the election was going to be held, but 2-3 years before the election, with the aim of collecting voter data. (FLT)


Felicidades! , Gumesa finished first in the international Silat Competition.

Bandung (8/1) The Bandung Lautan Api International Championship 4 will be held at the ITB Jatinangor Futsal Sports Hall, Sumedang City, West Java, from Friday to Sunday, January 06–8, 2023. This championship involves all classes and all categories, starting from kindergarten, elementary, middle school, high school, and student or adult. Participants come from Pencak Silat colleges, both from domestic and foreign schools and associations or universities, with healthy and prime physical and mental conditions. The height, weight, and age of the participants will be the committee’s reference in the championship criteria.


Gumesa Rahma Jati, a representative from IGOV UMY Batch 2021, managed to bring home a gold medal in the championship. participated in the championship in the category of women’s B class (50–55 kg). Playing twice, in the preliminary phase against Salsa I Ajwa Aulia from Muhammadiyah University of Sukabumi and in the final against I Ketut Sri Rahayu from Marwadewa University, Gumesa managed to beat both of them by outperforming his opponent in points.

“In the first match, I almost lost because I overslept in the waiting room.” Luckily, I was still able to win even with a thin score. After making sure of the E Finals, I slapped myself on the cheek so that I would feel fresher and fitter. “After that, I focused on the final match,” said Gumesa. (FLT)


IGOV Invites DPR RI Expert Staff to get to know Yogyakarta Culture.

Yogyakarta (7/1) Jogja, as a “city of culture,” has various cultures. This is one of the reason why many foreign and local tourists feel at home living in Jogja for a long time, including expert staff at the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia (DPR-RI) in the field of law, Farida Azzahra, S.H., M.H. After holding a Praktisi Mengajar lecture, Farida toured the city of Yogyakarta with the staff and director of IGOV UMY. Besides Farida, there is also Ardian Prabowo, Public Policy Analysis of the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas).

The first agenda was breakfast at Kopi Klotok in Kec. Pakem, Sleman Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta. Kopi Klotok sells several specialties, such as Sayur Lodeh, Sayur Asem, Fried Bananas, and Kopi Klotok. Farida and Ardian admitted that they were very excited because it was rare to find a restaurant with a menu like this in Jakarta.
“Food like this, are already hard to find in Jakarta; if you want, we can make it ourselves, But in Jogja, there are still many people who sell food like this, and the restaurants are very busy. We have to wait an hour to queue,” said Farida.


After breakfast, they continued their trip to the Lava Tour using a Jeep. They went to Watu Alien, the Sisa Hartaku Merapi Museum, and the Merapi River. The Jeep trip was very exciting because it was the first experience for Farida and Ardian. “Usually when we go to the mountains, we go camping, hiking, or healing, but now we get to use Jeeps, and it’s really fun because this is our first experience,” said Ardian (FLT).


In giving insightful experience, IGOV UMY invites professional from the DPR-RI.

Yogyakarta (5/1) Praktisi Mengajar is a program established by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of Indonesia so that graduates are better prepared to work. This program encourages collaboration between expert and lecturers to create in-depth and meaningful exchange of knowledge and expertise between academicians and professionals. This collaboration is carried out in courses delivered in classrooms both offline and online.

The Praktisi Mengajar implemented by IGOV UMY is a collaboration carried out by Sakir Ridho Wijaya, S.IP., M.IP as the director of IGOV with Farida Azzahra, S.H., M.H. as the expert staff in Law for the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia RI. She is in charge of Indonesian Language Class (Scientific Writing Techniques) for IGOV students in 2022.

On January 5, 2022, the class was held offline at the Laboratory of Government Science Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta. At class, each student consults regarding the substance and technique of writing scientific articles including background, literature review, and conclusions. The results of the consultation used for improving articles, which will later be submitted to the national journal portal or compiled it into a book. (FLT)


IGOV UMY Goes to SMA N 1 Bambanglipuro

Yogyakarta (2/1) Education must be introduced to the nation’s generation at a young age. One that has an obligation to introduce itself to students is higher education, where, with accurate information about tertiary institutions, students will get quality educational services. This is one way to open the horizons of thinking for the youth of this nation, because education is very important for the life of the nation and state. none other than the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration at the University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IGOV UMY), which has an obligation to introduce itself to all students in Indonesia.


IGOV UMY is represented by Fadhilla Septiyaning, IGOV student class of 2020. Introducing IGOV UMY through a campus promotion at SMA N-1 Bambanglipuro in collaboration with Admission The purpose of this program is to provide knowledge to students about the advantages of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta University and the International Program of Government Affairs and Administration and to provide an overview of quality PTS.


The responses were varied. Students at SMA N 1 Bambanglipuro asked about partner campuses for student exchange destinations, living costs, and cultural differences between Indonesia and student exchange destination countries. As Fadhilla Septyaning said, “The students enthusiastically listened to my explanation; some of them asked about the destination countries for student exchanges, how much it costs to live abroad, and how the culture is different from Indonesia.” (FLT)