Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) welcomed students from Primary School Teacher Education (PGSD) Study Program of Muhammadiyah University (Unismuh) Makassar who were also participants of Credit Transfer Grants through Online Learning System (Spada) of Indonesia. In total, there are 22 students who will study at PGSD of UAD for 40 days.
The Credit Transfer Grant Program is organized by the Directorate General of Learning and Student Affairs (Belmawa) and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Kemenristekdikti) of the Republic of Indonesia.
On the occasion, the Dean of Faculty of Teacher Training and Education (FKIP) of UAD, Dr. Trikinasih Handayani, M.Sc., said that students who took part in this program would study educational research methodology. "The 22 students will attend conventional lectures with face-to-face and e-learning or online lectures."
Trikinasih added that students from Unismuh could also learn about Yogyakarta cultures. It is because in UAD there are many communities and organizations engaged in the arts and cultures. In addition to cultural arts, they can also learn about organization with the Study Program Student Association (HMPS) and Student Executive Board (BEM).
Meanwhile, UAD Vice Rector 1, Dr. Muchlas, M.T., in his speech expressed his warm welcome on the arrival of PGSD students of Unismuh Makassar. "This program does not only benefit both parties academically, but it can also facilitate academic communication between universities. We hope that at the end of the program there will be a collaboration performance of cultural arts between UAD and Unismuh students. "
The arrival of 22 Makassar Unismuh students at the Islamic Center hall of UAD campus 4 on Jln. Ringroad Selatan, Tamanan, Bantul, Yogyakarta on Tuesday (10/02/2018), was accompanied by the Dean of FKIP Unismuh, Erwin Akib, M.Pd., Ph.D., Vice Dean II, Andi Adam, S.Pd., M.Pd., and Head of PGSD Study Program of Unismuh, Aliem Bachri (ard)