On Tuesday, 12 April 2016, students enrolling Darmasiswa program in Yogyakarta State University (YSU), joined field trip to visit historical religious relics in Yogyakarta. As many as 6 students from 6 different countries, namely Venezuela, Hungary, Poland, Madagascar, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan enthusiastically visited temples around Yogyakarta. Those students arrived at Plaosan Lor and Sambisari temples. The aim of this program was to introduce the international students to ancient religious buildings in Yogyakarta.
Two officers from the Office of International Affairs and Partnerships (OIAP), Fitri Alfarisy, S.Pd and Ria Cahyanti, S.Pd. were assigned to accompany those students in this field trip. Aaron Laki, a Darmasiswa student from Hungary felt excited to join the field trip. His good impression towards Plaosan Lor was clearly expressed.
In the end of the program, those international students must share their experience of visiting the religious relics and history of religions in Yogyakarta in a piece of paper. (andre)