The development of MSMEs in the community is one of the answers to alleviating poverty. This notion prompted the UNY student team, who conducted community service in Cawan Village, Klaten, to hold an activity called "Strengthening community capacity in the context of poverty alleviation". A total of 80 participants, including MSME owners in Cawan Village and youth groups, participated in this activity. The UNY student team invited Willa Luthfi, also known as Willa Ecobrick as a presenter. Willa shares his experiences explicitly in terms of operations to product marketing.
"Community service activities for UNY students will provide experiences about cultural assimilation and human literacy, one component of the industrial revolution 4.0 that will be very useful in the future. Moreover, by learning human literacy, you will get differentiation-based learning rooted in individual differences. Therefore, UNY students are required to master three literacy skills. There are data literacy, technology, and human literacy.” said Prof.
Head Office of PT. Bank Tabungan Negara (Persero), Tbk, hand over Rp. 500,000,000 for Student Scholarship Education Assistance Program at Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta(UNY). The Director of Distribution and Funding of Bank BTN, Jasmin, symbolically handed over this assistance to the Rector of UNY, Prof. Sumaryanto, on September 1, 2022, at UNY.
"We want this scholarship to be sustainable and can be given again next year," said Jasmin. Prof. Sumaryanto directly thanks Bank BTN for this educational assistance and hope that this collaboration can continue to help each other.
Desita Dwi Rahmatulloh became one of the happy graduates of UNY on August 27, 2022. Desita successfully graduated from the Communication Science StudyProgram UNY with a GPA of 3.93. Desita's achievement is the result of a long struggle. Studying in the Communication Science Program at UNY has been one of her dreams since she was in Vocational School. However, achieving goals is not easy.
Novi Dwi Astuti proves that the spirit of never giving up is the key to success. The second daughter of the Gitono and Sartiyah, who work as construction workers and farm laborers, graduated from Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY) with a GPA of 3.88 and a study period of 3.5 years. Gitono said that since childhood Novi had never asked her parents for pocket money. "I support her to continue her education, but I don't have the money. Thank God, she got a bidikmisi scholarship at UNY," " said Gitono.
Legally, according to Law No. 16 of 2019, the minimum age for marriage for women in Indonesia is 19 years. However, in practice, cases of early marriage still often arise for various reasons. One reason that often appears is economic reasons. Few parents who have lost their income due to the COVID-19 pandemic believed that marrying off their children as early as possible would ease the burden on the family. This logic has triggered an increasing trend of applications for marriage dispensation involving children.
Applying the ecoprint technique to fabrics can produce a pattern of distinctive shapes and colors according to the natural materials used. We can create patterns and textures very similar to the original with the proper methods. The colors that emerge from this coloring process are usually natural and soft. In the long term, the ecoprint technique is claimed to be more environmentally friendly when compared to conventional coloring techniques.
"Thank you for the trust from the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia to UNY to hold this National Seminar. We must have a strong entrepreneurial spirit in various sectors so that we have comprehensive experience and are not only great in theory but also able to do the great practice. Therefore, synergy with the ministry is essential," said Prof Sumaryanto in his remarks at the national seminar on "Efforts to Increase Student Entrepreneurial Spirit through KUR and Ease of Access to Capital", on Tuesday, 28 June 2022.
Agus Siswanto and Mimin Jeminten were happy to see their daughter, Hesti Wulandari, graduate from UNY with a GPA of 3.87 cum laude predicate. Agus and Mimin used to worry about the tuition fees they had to pay so Hesti could study at UNY. Fortunately, Hesti received information on Bidikmisi educational assistance from her teacher at SMKN 7 Purworejo. As a result, Hesti was finally able to study at UNY with Bidikmisi. Bidikmisi is tuition assistance from the government for high school graduates (SMA) or equivalent who have good academic potential but have economic difficulties.