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)