YSU Students Participate Hong Kong Scholars Leadership Symposium


Several representatives of Student Organization of YSU joined 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) at Polytechnic University Hong Kong from 1 – 7 August 2015 with the theme “Enrich, Educate, Enlighten.” The symposium aims to develop insight, careness, and valuable experience to see the real world and to participate actively in solving problems of society.

The students are Septi Afifah (Student Executive Board of YSU), Ardi Aprilianto (Chief of Engineering Technology of Student Activity Unit), Sekti Sejati (Student Choir of YSU), Aggia Zainur (Chief of Student Cooperative), Ratna Fitriani (Chief of Student Activity Unit of Karate), Oky Abri Kurnia (Student Executive Board of Faculty of Sport Sciences), Anggraeni KD (Student Executive Board of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science), Mela Melinda (Student Representative Board of Faculty of Languages and Arts), Alvin Dwi S (Sociology Student Organization), Wilis Putri H (Student Executive Board of Faculty of Education), Umi Puji Lestari (Electronics Technology Education Student Organization) and Titik Ulfatun (Student Actifity Unit of the Faculty of Economics). They were accompanied by Dr. Kun Setyaning Astuti, the Vice Dean for Student Affairs of the Faculty of Languages and Arts of YSU.

USLS is an international leadership program providing valuable experience for the participants so that they will see the real world by solving the society problems. Since 2010, the host, Humanitarian Affairs has collaborated with more than 500 universities over the world, namely Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Oxford University, University of Cambridge, etc. More than 3.300 young leaders has changed the world after attending this program.

The sixth Symposium held in Hongkong Polytechnic University was participated by 873 young future leaders from 57 countries. They are predicted to change the world through their insight and learning experience.

The Symposium was opened by Matthew Cheung Kin-Chung, Minister for Labour and Welfare and Tony Simpson, Minister for Youth for Western Australia. The keynote speaker is Haoliang Xu, Assistant Administrator and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The other speakers are Francis Ngai, the founder and director of Executive Officer of Social Ventures Hong Kong, Gigi Cahao, Business woman and the founder of Faith in Love Foundation, Angela Spaxman, a career and leadership trainer, Lee Seunhee, a professional recording artist, Michelle Kim, a Hong Kong pianist, Chandran Nair, founder and CEO of Global Institute of Tomorrow, Geraldine Cox, the founder of Sunrise Children’s home in Cambodia and David James Begbie, Director of Australian Cross Road Foundation.

The participants also attended Learning Journey activity. They chose one of the activities, such as helping at nursing home, helping to clean the road, and simulating refugees.

submitted by admin