"UNY is always ready to support youth programs. Through the collaboration between UNY and Karang Taruna (Youth Organization), hopefully, there will be more successful problem-solving both in Yogyakarta and in Indonesia," said Prof. Dr. Siswantoyo, S.Pd., M.Kes., AIFO, Vice-Rector for Academic and Student Affairs of UNY at the opening of the Pekan Inovasi Sosial #1 (Social Innovation Week) on Monday, September 18, 2023.
"Highly educated workers tend to be engaged in the formal, tertiary sector (trade and services) in urban areas. Notably, highly educated workers in the primary sector, especially agriculture, tend to decline, or in other words, there is de-agriculturalization in the distribution of highly educated workers. The open unemployment rate in the higher education group is urban and female," said Prof. Anwar Sanusi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Manpower of the Republic of Indonesia, at the UNY Public Lecture.
"A quality life is when we have excellent time, health, and finances. And we can only achieve all three if we are entrepreneurs," said Herry Budijanto Dragono, a Founder of Magic Marketing, at the Design Thinking Workshops on August 28, 2023. This activity was attended by 395 students from 42 campuses from 18 provinces.
Prof. Herry Budijanto Dragono stated that the concrete step to becoming an entrepreneur is PRACTICE, which includes Problem-solving, Resilience, Achievement motivation, Control, Teamwork, Initiative, Confidence, and Ethics.
A team of UNY students consisting of Andika Roy Rahmawan, Frida Riyandari, Dina Istiana, Riyan Heriyana, Crisna Dewi, and Dwi Prayitno Dewi held a training on making Piscok Lumer (melted chocolate banana) for youth groups in Kwayuhan, Sleman. This activity is part of applying the Leadership Project course in pre-service teacher professional education.
"The Festival Kuliner Nusantara UNY aims to preserve the existence of traditional Indonesia cuisine as well as to inform the public about the Diploma of Applied Food Engineering Study Program, Faculty of Vocational Studies, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY)," said the Coordinator of Diploma of Food Engineering Study Program of UNY, Prihastuti Ekawatiningsih, M.Pd on Sunday (11/6) at Kulonprogo Cultural Park. One hundred nine students of Food Engineering Diploma were divided into 30 groups presenting various Indonesian traditional food.
Dharma Wanita Persatuan (DWP) UNY on Saturday, February 11, organized an activity "Study of Entrepreneurial Development Based on Jepara Local Culture for the management of Dharma Wanita Persatuan Yogyakarta State University". This activity was attended by all members of DWP UNY and led by the Chairman of DWP UNY, Sulastri Sumaryanto. The DWP UNY activity which this time collaborated with the Academic and Student Affairs section of UNY departed from Yogyakarta at 05.00 WIB with a group of around 40 people.
"For me, being able to get the opportunity to study in Germany is something that I never imagined could be realized before," said Anysaufha Putri Kinanti. Aufa is UNY student who received the ISAP 2022 scholarship program (Internationale Studien-und Ausbildungspartnerschaften) at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany.