Post date: 28/01/2015 - 15:15

West Bali National Park (WBNP) is one of conservation areas which has a unique ecosystem in Bali, i.e. a blend of land and marine ecosystems. The former consists of monsoon forest, lowland rain forest, savannah and coastal forest. However, information and studies of monsoon forest in the National Park remains limited.

It interests four senior students of Biology Study Program to conduct an observational study of vegetation in the shade of monsoon forest ecosystem. They are Listya... Read More ...

Post date: 28/01/2015 - 13:36
Students of Developing Countries Partnership Scholarship Program Visit Solo

Saturday, January 24th 2015. The students of the developing countries partnerships scholarship program (Indonesia: KNB) joined a visit to Solo, the city of culture in Central Java. During this visit, they also visited the Graduate School of Sebelas Maret University, where they met other international students, recipients of the same scholarship program.
The students shared their experiences in adapting to the new environment. “When we first arrived in Indonesia, we had challenges such... Read More ...

Post date: 27/01/2015 - 11:18

8 students from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia and a number of YSU students met on a Indonesia-Malaysia dialogue in which they discussed contemporary issues on education and culture in Seminar Room of Faculty of Languages and Arts, Friday (23/01/2015). Cik Arba’ah Binti MD Salleh from Kolej 12 UPM, expressed her enthusiasm for a warm welcome from Student Executive Board of the Faculty of Languages and Arts. “Nowadays, various bilateral issues are faced by Indonesia and Malaysia.... Read More ...

Post date: 27/01/2015 - 10:30
Closing Ceremony of Sit-In Program for Universiti Putra Malaysia Students

“In Indonesia, motor riders will honk their horns so often and ride their bikes fast. I always get a bit scared to sit at the back of a motorcycle,” said Cik Arba’ah Binti MD Salleh, then laughter was heard. It was a new experience for the teacher to get a ride from one of YSU students. Cik AB, as she is usually called, was the coordinator for the Sit-In Program for University Putra Malaysia students at Yogyakarta State University.

In her speech at the closing ceremony of the... Read More ...

Post date: 26/01/2015 - 14:48
 YSU Students Observed Timor Deer Activities in Baluran National Park, East Java

Several students of YSU Biology Study Program held an excursion to Baluran National Park, East Java from December 18th to 20th, 2014 to observe various flora and fauna in this national park. Among them are Timor deer (Cervus timorensis) which are considered as Indonesian original deer.
The students are Harlina Jatiningsih, Andyka Ferry Pratama, Amiruddin Latif Hakim, Wulan Shofiana, Ganda Aditya Wibowo and Nur Hidayah Fitria Rahmawati. They worked under the supervision of dr. Tutiek... Read More ...

Post date: 26/01/2015 - 14:24
Re-using Tea Leaves for Making Liquid Soap

Tea is a common drink in most countries. Usually, people brew it and throw away the dregs. What most people are not aware of is that the dregs of tea are useful matters which contain polyphenol and antioxidant. Such a fact makes four students of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, namely Muhamad Labib Ridlo, Robiyatul Andawiyah, Astriedianova Putri A, Whisnu Aji Pradana (Natural Sciences Education Study Program), and Erna Warisman (Chemistry Study Program) tried to make... Read More ...

Post date: 26/01/2015 - 13:11
Double Degree Programs: A Collaboration between YSU and Youngsan University, South Korea

Prof. Dr. Je Dae-Sik, M.Pd., the Director of the Office of Indonesia Affairs at Youngsan University, visited YSU Faculty of Engineering on January 23rd, 2015. In an presentation session during his visit, he presented the graduate programs at Youngsan University, South Korea. This presentation session was attended by lecturers and students of YSU Faculty of Engineering.
Dr. Bruri Triyono, M.Pd., the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, in his speech said, “If you want to study abroad,... Read More ...

Post date: 22/01/2015 - 15:41

Providing students with various and the most updated knowledge and information will contribute to students’ wider insight, especially if they learn from a number of knowledgeable lecturers from local or foreign universities. Such activity is in line with YSU’s vision which is on the move to the World Class University. Holding Guest Lecturing programs in 2014 was one of many efforts to accomplish its vision. In the guest lecturing programs which were held between March to Desember 2014 by... Read More ...

Post date: 22/01/2015 - 15:38
Monitoring and Evaluation of the Education Progress of Students from Mentawai Islands

“Our potential natural resources should be managed by qualified human resources. That is why we send our selected youth to study in a number of prestigious universities in the country, and we consider YSU as the finest university to educate our prospective teachers in Mentawai Islands.” Said Yudas Sabagallet, S.E., M.M. as the Regent of Mentawai Islands in the YSU Main Hall ,on Wednesday (22/01/2015). Accompanied by the Vice Regent and the Director of Education Department of Mentawai... Read More ...

Post date: 22/01/2015 - 14:11

38 recipients of LPDP (Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education) scholarship joined an excursion to several tourism objects in Yogyakarta, Saturday January 17th 2015. The recipients, who mostly come from East Indonesia for attending English test preparation at YSU Independent Language Learnign Center (ILLC). YSU IILC (Independent Language Learning Center) is part of YSU Center for Language Development at the Institute of Educational Development and Quality Assurance (LPPMP Building).
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