UNY accepted 2,334 new students through the joint selection to enter state higher education (SBMPTN) 2022. These new students comprised 800 students from the science and technology category and 1534 from the social and humanities category. Of these 2334 students, 901 received tuition assistance from the government for high school/equivalent graduates with good academic potential but economic limitations but excel to continue their studies in higher education through the KIP (Smart Indonesia Card) Study scheme.
Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is an abundant food ingredient in Indonesia. The tubers of this plant are usually boiled, fried, or processed into tapai. However, Nurhuda Ihram Faihan, a student of UNY's Applied Culinary Study Program, managed to process this food ingredient into Cream Puff Cassava with a millennial style.
UNY supports students to participate in various empowerment programs that impact society. One of these supports is provided for UNY students who participate in the "Young Warrior Program" managed by the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology and the Ministry of Religious Affairs. The program attracted 5,140 students from various universities who were deployed to the community to learn about social problems up close and work to solve poverty problems in 514 districts/cities across Indonesia.