Two UNNES Students Join International Conference on Innovative in Education 2017 in Thailand

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 | 14:45 WIB


Two UNNES Students Join International Conference on Innovative in Education 2017 in Thailand

Dirjen Belmawa Kemristekdikti gave the opportunity to two students of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) who is the alumni of Program Pertukaran Mahasiswa Tanah Air Nusantara (Permata) batch 2016 to participate in International Conference on Education (ICIE) 2017 conducted by Institute for Innovative Learning, Mahidol University in Thailand during two days (24-25/11/2017).

They are Andar Jaya Parotua (Mathematics) Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Dessy Ratna Puspita (Chemical Engineering) Faculty of Engineering, released by Vice Rector of Academic Affairs Prof Rustono, Tuesday (21/11/2017) at rectorate UNNES Sekaran campus Gunungpati.

The event was attended by the Dean of Faculty of Engineering Dr. Nur Qudus, Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Prof. Zaenuri, and related officials in UNNES.

Prof Rustono advised to students to take an active role in the International Conference through question and answer session and hopefully can get the knowledge gained there to be transmitted to junior students of Permata Program 2017.

Andar Jaya Parotua and Dessy Ratna Puspita stated that both of them together with five other students will represent Indonesia as representative student of Indonesia on the program. During the conference program the activities include workshop and Oral Presentation with the theme of Building Professional Learning Communities in Improving Science and Technology Education.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Internship in Taiwan, UNNES Student Teach Angklung

Friday, 17 November 2017 | 16:50 WIB


Internship in Taiwan, UNNES Student Teach Angklung

Student of English Literature Department of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) Muhammad Aan Khunaifi at this moment following Program Pemuda Magang Luar Negeri (PPMLN) 2017 conducted by Ministry of Youth and Sport (Kemenpora).

During his activity, Aan teaching english in Chung Yi Elementary School, Taiwan. In the school, he teach traditional instrument angklung to 90 students there. Besides angklung, Aan also introduce one of indonesian culture wich is batik.

He added, “The student there are really interested to learn angklung and batik. They were also very excited when we show them blangkon (Indonesian traditional hat) and kuda lumping (Indonesian tranidional maneukin)”.

Together with Ria Rizki Amalia, Aan become one of 137 indonesian youth sent by Indonesian government to follow an internship to various country outside Indonesia such as India, Rusia, Polland, Japan, Turkey, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Kamboja, Germany and south Africa.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Again, Two Lecturers from Faculty of Sport Sciences UNNES Become a Guest Lecturer in Malaysia

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | 16:35 WIB


Again, Two Lecturers from Faculty of Sport Sciences UNNES Become a Guest Lecturer in Malaysia

The number of lectures of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) who became a guest lecturer aboard is continuously increasing. This time two lectures of Faculty of Sport Sciences (FIK) UNNES become guest lecturer at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Malaysia, Sunday-Thursday (12-15 / 11).

Lecture of Department of Physical Education Health and Recreation Donny Wira Yudha Kusuma PhD share knowledge about teaching badminton technology, and Anggit Wicaksono MPd lecturer of Department of Sport Education teaching basketball technology.

Accepted by Dr Mawarni as officials of the Department of Physical Education UiTM Malaysia, the two young lecturers were also initiated cooperation between the two institutions. The cooperation that is built includes student exchange for study, and joint research in the field of Physical Education and Sport.

In addition to strengthening the reputation of International University, the Dean of Faculty of Sport Sciences Prof. Dr. Tandiyo Rahayu MPd hoped that the cooperation initiated by this new generation of FIK can provide positive benefits for UNNES and UiTM Malaysia.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Visited by Guest Lecture from Malaysia, Mathematics Department and Computer Sciences Department of UNNES Held General Lectures

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | 14:27 WIB


Visited by Guest Lecture from Malaysia, Mathematics Department and Computer Sciences Department of UNNES Held General Lectures

Department of Mathematics and Department of Computer Sciences of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) conducted general lecturer with the guest lecture form Malaysia. The event was held under the theme of Big Data, Modeling, Computational Platform and Holistic Approaches for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Tuesday (14/11) at D12 building, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES

The main speaker of this lectures is the Associate Professor Dr. Norma Binti Alias from Mathematics and Sciences Faculty of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Currently, Prof. Norma is a researcher in Ibnu Sina Institute for Fundamental Science Stidies of UTM focused on applying basic knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology with mathematics to facilitate the advancement of local technology, engineering and material discoveries. The girl who was born in 1968 is one of active researchers with field of expertise in Parallel Computing and Numerical Analysis.

In this lectures, Prof. Norma gave a presentation related to data especially big data. She is also said that now days, mathematician can extend their relativeness cause mathematics has strong connection with technology.

Opening this event, the head of Mathematics Department of UNNES Drs. Arief Agoestanto MSi hope that the audiences of this lectures can take the advantages through the scientific presentation delivered by the expert.

(Student Staff, Ryan)


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Increasing the Publication of International Journals, Lecture of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES Conducted Discussion with Georgia Tech USA

Friday, 10 November 2017 | 10:51 WIB


Increasing the Publication of International Journals, Lecture of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES Conducted Discussion with Georgia Tech USA

Professor from Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) with Georgia Tech USA held a scientific discussion (9/11) at the Dean building Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

The discussion was attended by Ahmet Erbil, Ph.D., Professor of Physics Georgia Tech, USA with senior lectures of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, such as Prof. Dr. Hardi Suyitno, MPd, Prof. Dr. Nathan Hindarto, Prof. Dr. Wiyanto, MSi, Prof. Dr. Ani Rusilawati, MPd , Prof. Dr. Sutikno, ST, MT, Prof. Dr. Edy Cahyono, MSi, Prof. Dr. Sudarmin, MSi, Dr. Putut Marwoto, MS and several young doctors.

Prof Ahmet Erbil, Ph.D is one of the experts and has been a consultant in various industries in USA, Japan, and Europe. He was a chairman over 20 government-sponsored projects as well as corporations.

He has over 20 patents, published over 60 papers in reputable international journals, and presented about 80 papers at national and international conferences.

The Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Zaenuri, SE, MSi, Akt highly appreciated the presence of Prof Ahmet Erbil, Ph.D who has shown the international minded of professors and doctors of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The discussion held very productively, with alignment by Dr. Niken Subekti, SSi, MSi, International Corner Faculty of Math and Natural Sciences UNNES.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Two Students of UNNES Farewells to Rector to go to Taiwan

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 | 2:37 WIB


Two Students of UNNES Farewells to Rector to go to Taiwan

Two students of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) passed the selection of Youth Program Abroad (PPMLN) 2017 organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports (Kemenpora).

They are Muhammad Aan Khunaifi and Ria Rizki Amalia, a student of English Literature, Faculty of Language and Arts UNNES.

Vice Dean for Student Affairs of Faculty of Language and Arts, Drs Syahrul Syah Sinaga MHum conveyed it to the Rector UNNES Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman MHum when farewell, Wednesday (08/11/2017) at the rectorate building, UNNES Campus, Sekaran Gunungpati.

Aan and Ria (their nickname) will join with another 137 delegates from all over Indonesia to various countries including India, Russia, Poland, Japan, Turkey, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Germany, Africa.

Aan and Ria said that the other 137 delegates will be divided into different countries, for delegates from UNNES to Taiwan along with 12 other delegates from November to December 2017.

Prof Fathur Rokhman congratulated and advised as a delegate to bring the good name of Indonesia and UNNES and extend the relationship.

Then, after returning to Indonesia, your experience will be shared with other UNNES students.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES Initiate a Cooperation with Guangxi Normal University China

Friday, 27 October 2017 | 6:51 WIB


UNNES Initiate a Cooperation with Guangxi Normal University China

Located in the Video Conference Room, UNNES Rectorate, Semarang. Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) held a discussion to start cooperation with Guangxi Normal University, China on Thursday (26/10).

From UNNES, this event was attended by Vice Rector of Cooperation Affair, Prof. Sukestiyarno PhD, Head of International Office of UNNES, Intan Permata Hapsari, MPd, along with representatives from Faculty and study programs. Meanwhile, also attended by Deputy Director of International Office, Guo Xuan Bing and Head of International Admission, Chen Xiao Han as representative of Guangxi Normal University.

In his speech, Prof. Sukestiyarno said that UNNES welcomes the cooperation that will be conducted with Guangxi from study program to each faculty. Then, he offered cooperation in the form of student exchange, staff exchange, research collaboration, and double degree program.

From Guangxi, Guo Xuan Bing stated that his university has received about 15,000 foreign students, including 200 Indonesian students. For the program that has been done, the university has been sending its students to learn the language to Asian countries, such as Thailand. In addition, they also welcome foreign students from Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam to learn Mandarin.

In addition to the program, Xuan Bing also offers another program, which is a scholarship for foreign students who want to study in Guangxi with an additional 1 year program to study Chinese at the university.

(Cesar Abdul, Student Staff)


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Rising International Reputation, UNNES Signed Cooperation with Chung Cheng University Taiwan

Friday, 27 October 2017 | 5:48 WIB


Rising International Reputation, UNNES Signed Cooperation with Chung Cheng University Taiwan

Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) is cooperating with Chung Cheng University (CCU) Taiwan. It was held with the signing of the Minutes of Meeting (MoM) and discussions related to the cooperation between the two parties on Friday (27/10), in the Senate Room of Dekanat Building of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Campus UNNES Sekaran, Semarang.

The event was also attended by Head of International Office of UNNES, Intan Permata Hapsari, MPd, Dr. As the Expert Staff of Foreign Cooperation Ratna Dewi Kusumaningtyas giving opportunity to staff and officers from every study program as UNNES representative. Meanwhile, the CCU is represented by Professor Gary Shyi, as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Marco Lin, and Prof Victoria Ro.

As the opening speaker, Dr. Ratna Dewi stated that the cooperation will be done in the field of Cognitive Science and Information Technology. From that field, he added, the offer of cooperation to be conducted by the student program, international internships, invite the professor from CCU to become guest lecturer.

From the CCU, Gary stated that the cooperation offered by the CCU itself consists of several programs, student students, international summer school invites, and scholarships at CCU.

Please note, Chung Cheng University is one of Taiwan’s best universities located in Chiyayi. The university has 8 faculty consisting of 29 majors. There are more than 12,000 students enrolled here, including 652 foreign students from different countries around the world.

(Cesar Abdul, Student Staff)


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UTM Malaysia Visiting Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | 5:45 WIB


UTM Malaysia Visiting Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES

Dean of Faculty of Science Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Prof Dr Norsarahaida BT Saidina Amin, on Wednesday (18/10) conduct an audiences with all director of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Head of Department in FMIPA UNNES.

The topic that have been discussed include the curriculum of credit transfer between Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES and Faculty of Sciences UTM. Besides, it is also discussed, visiting lecture/professor collaborative research and joint publication.

The meeting was attended by Prof. Fahrul Zaman Huyub PhD as the WCP of Biology Department, Faculty of Biotechnology UTM.

Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Prof Dr Zaenuri SE MSi Akt welcoming the dean of Faculty of Sciences UTM happily and hopes that the second cooperation of both faculty will improve in the future.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES Establishes Cooperation of Education with Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur

Friday, 13 October 2017 | 5:43 WIB


UNNES Establishes Cooperation of Education with Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur

Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum, signed the MoU of cooperation of education with Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur through Attache of Education and Culture, Prof Dr Ari Purbayanto MSc. The signature of the MoU is the cooperation to improve the quality of educational competence for UNNES’s student. The meeting was attended by the head of Indonesian School in Kuala Lumpur Drs Agustinus Suharto MPd as the testator. Besides the signature of the MoU, on the same occasionwas also signed the MoU between LP3 UNNES with Head of Indonesian School in Kuala Lumpur.

Prof Ari Purbayanto in his speech said that the duties and responsibilities of Attache of Education and Culture of Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur include PAUD services, primary to secondary education, and even public education and universities.

Basic education services are a major concern because of the number of Indonesian children in Malaysia who require basic education services are more than 50,000 children. From those, who have access to education about 35 thousand children. Meanwhile, higher education service is provided to 8000 Indonesian students studying in Malaysia and 1000 Open University students. We also open educational services for the community such as the A, B, C package and Open University (UT) package exam.

Through a newly signed cooperation with UNNES, the Embassy of Kuala Lumpur will be ready to assist and facilitate the implementation of basic and intermediate education cooperation through the implementation of Field Experience Practices (PPL) managed by LP3 UNNES. “Including facilitating cooperation with 5 leading universities in Malaysia (UM, UKM, USM, UPM and UTM) and Malaysian Council of Professions (MPN),” explained Prof Ari.

He added that there is an opportunity for UNNES students who are not only educational faculty to do internship program in KBRI Kuala Lumpur.

Meanwhile, UNNES Rector, Prof Fathur Rokhman expressed his gratitude to the embassy of Kuala Lumpur that provides facilities and opportunities to UNNES to improve education competence through MoU and MoA. Opportunities and international cooperation will be utilized as possible.

This is very important for UNNES in the future can become a university that excel in entering global market.

Rector of UNNES hopes that Prof Ari as Atdikbud is not only a guest lecture but also willing to be a tester in the exam of Graduate students, so that the international experience owned by Prof Ari can be contributed to improve the intellectual competence of UNNES students.

Furthermore, Prof Fathur wishes that Prof Ari as Atdikbud KBRI Kuala Lumpur can take part as a director and referral for UNNES in developing international cooperation with universities in Malaysia and with other countries.

The signing ceremony of the MoU was held at Taman Pesta Kebun Restaurant on Wednesday evening October 11, 2017. The event was attended by the leaders of UNNES, the Postgraduate Director and its staff and the UNNES management staff.

The next day, Atdikbud delivered a Public Lecture in front of 600 UNNES Graduate students. Public lecture to be delivered titled Increased competence of college graduates in the era of MEA through the development of cooperation abroad.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Continuous Encouragement for Internationalization Process by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | 5:03 WIB


Continuous Encouragement for Internationalization Process by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Recently, the internationalization of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) has been encouraged continuously. It includes the effort to improve the quality and competitiveness of the faculty, both in national and international scale.

Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of UNNES Prof. Dr. Zaenuri SE MSi Akt explained that after signing the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between Faculty of Mathematic and Natural Sciences UNNES and Faculty of Education and Development Science, Kasetsart University of Thailand, Friday (6/10). The signing was done by the Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Dean of Faculty of Education and Development Science, Kasetsart University Assoc Prof. Dr. Bunjob Piromkam.

According to Prof Zaenuri, this cooperation is in line to UNNES program which has launched the year 2018 as the year of Internationalization.

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES International Cooperation Team Dr Niken Subekti SSi MSi who accompanied Prof. Zaenuri said, Department of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology FMIPA UNNES is ready to do transfer credit, Student exchange and internship among nations. Niken hopes that the enhancement of cooperation in Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences UNNES will be closely tied up by adding co-operation of supervisors, collaboration research, international publications.

Joint international conference, Niken added, has also been agreed with the delivery of delegates and keynote speakers on both sides.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Teachers of Queensland Learn Bahasa Indonesia and Indonesian Culture at UNNES

Thursday, 28 September 2017 | 4:23 WIB


Teachers of Queensland Learn Bahasa Indonesia and Indonesian Culture at UNNES

Language is the most effective tools of communication to convey ideas, thoughts, means and purposes to others. Besides, Language is also one aspect of culture. Therefore, it is very interesting to learn language as well as to cross culture understanding. For example, Indonesian learn the language and culture of other countries or the opposite that foreigner learn Indonesian language and Indonesian culture.

This matter is the background of the cooperation between the Government of Queensland and Government of Central Java Provincial. This cooperation is realized in the “Teaching Exchange” program which is the exchange of teacher from both countries to learn the Indonesian language and culture. Indonesian teachers who study to Queensland or vice versa.

On this occasion, six Indonesian Language Teachers from Queensland are studying in Indonesia to learn Indonesian language and culture. They are Peta Elise Swan, Kym Hall, Peter Lloyd, Julia Bates, Sumadi, and Simon Brigas.

The teachers will learn about the language, batik and dance for two weeks from 25 September to 5 October 2017 at Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). UNNES becomes the trusted institution to tech Indonesian language and culture.

Vice Rector of Planning and Cooperation Affair of UNNES Prof. Dr. YL Sukestiyarno PhD welcomed the group in the Rector Room of UNNES (25/9). Prof. Sukes hopes this activity can improve the relationship and companionship between the two countries. In addition, it can exchange ideas so that can improve the ability of Indonesian teaching better.

This event is also attended by the Vice Dean I of Faculty of Engineering, Head of Public Relation, Head of International Office UNNES, Government of Central Java Provincial, and others officials.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Two UNNES Lectures Deliver Presentation at Kokushikan University Japan

Thursday, 28 September 2017 | 4:20 WIB


Two UNNES Lectures Deliver Presentation at Kokushikan University Japan

Two Lecture from Department of Chemistry of Mathematics and Natural Science Faculty of UNNES, Jumaeri MSi and Dr F Widhi Mahatmanti MSi becomes oral speaker in the “6th International on Engineering and Innovative Materials” (ICEM 2017) at Setaga Campus, Kokushikan University, Tokyo, Japan.

Under the theme of Materials Science and Engineering, Materials properties, Measuring Methods and Applications, methodology of Research and Analysis and Modeling also Materials Manufacturing and Processing” this program held for 3 days (3-5 September 2017).

Followed by 20 countries such as Japan, China, Russia, United States, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia with the number of participant is around 200 people. As many as 200 papers presented orally and 7 papers by poster. The conference start by the opening, presentation from 1st to 10th speakers, then continue by parallel session of presentation from 1st to 10th session.

Besides the paper presentation, two UNNES lectures also conducted opening speech about the possibility cooperation of smart material research “Carbon Nanotube” developed at Center of Nanotecnology King Abdulaziz University. Some other activities are visits to tourist attractions and visits to Museum of Science in Tokyo.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES and Kasetsart University Thailand Initiates the Cooperation of International Internship Program

Thursday, 28 September 2017 | 2:30 WIB


UNNES and Kasetsart University Thailand Initiates the Cooperation of International Internship Program

Cooperation that has been established by Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) and Kasetsart University (KU) Thailand further developed through various activities. Both universities collaborate in academics field such as credit transfer program, joint research program, international internship program and other academic cooperation.

Currently, UNNES send 3 students to joint credit transfer program at Faculty of Education and Development Science, and 15 international internship students at Kasetsart University Thailand.

As the follow up of the various partnership conducted by UNNES and Kasetsart University, the UNNES Internationalization Team, which consist Dr. Ratna Dewi Kusumaningtyas, Fidia Fibriana, M.Sc. and Ariyani Widyastuti, S.E conducted a series of activities at Kasetsart University in order to monitor and evaluate the Credit Transfer Program at Faculty of Education and Development Science (EDU-KU-KPS).

Besides, the team also conducted a pioneer of International Teaching Internship cooperation at Kasetsart University Lab School on Monday (25/9)

This visit was also conducted in the framework of promotion and socialization of UNNES Scholarship for 11 international programs UNNES in 2018.

The UNNES Internationalization Team was accepted by Assist.Prof.Naroon Waramit, Acting Assistant to the President for Academic and International Affairs Kamphaeng Saen Campus and Dr. Kulthida Nugultham, Acting Assistant to the Dean for International Affairs and Special.

In this discussion forum, the MoA of Transfer Credit between FMIPA-UNNES and EDU-KU-KPS has been finalized. In addition, the UNNES internationalization team delivered information about scholarships for foreign students for about 55 students who will be indebted by UNNES Rector Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, M.Hum.d in 2018.

Santichon Islamic School Bangkok

On the second day, the internationalization team also visited Santichon Islamic School Bangkok for international class promotion. The team was very well welcomed by Prasert Mussari, President of Santichon Islamic School and Dr. Manat Boonchorn, Director of Santichon Islamic School.

After visited Santichon Islamic School, the team visited the Indonesian Embassy in Bangkok and also the Indonesian School of Bangkok Thailand on Tuesday (26/9). Team accepted by Attace of Education and Culture of Indonesian Embassy in Bangkok Prof. Mustari.

He warmly welcomed the arrival of UNNES team and also conveyed that UNNES can inform the cooperation data that has been done with institutions in Thailand.

“The MoU should also be done with Thailand schools so that bilateral cooperation between two countries can be more established through education” he added.

In addition, he also highly appreciates the scholarship offer given by UNNES to Thailand students and willing to facilitate the socialization of scholarships to schools in Thailand.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Lecture of Chemical Engineering Become the Presenter of International Conference at Imperial College London

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 | 2:24 WIB


Lecture of Chemical Engineering Become the Presenter of International Conference at Imperial College London

22nd on International Conference Researches in Science & Technology (ICRST 2017), London, United Kingdom at the 8th ranked University at QS World University Rankings, which was South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London (13/9).

The conference is an international conference that centers on intellectuals for academic discussions and new research which have found by the participants, exchanging information and discussing current issues. This conference improves the development of knowledge in the field of sciences and technology. The International Academic Conference promoting the dissemination of knowledge and the development of international cross-national academic fraternity.

Participants come from various backgrounds and countries such as USA, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, India, Turkey, Algeria, Malaysia, France, Colombia, Poland, Maroco, Iran, Pakistan, and Egypt. Participants who was invited is the one who have been declared passed the selection stage of the paper conducted by the reviewer team and get a statement received for the conference.

One of the lecturers of Chemical Engineering is Dr. Wara Dyah Pita Rengga ST MT, representing the Faculty of Engineering who presented his paper entitled Adsorption / Oxidation of Formaldehyde by Silver Nano-particles attached on Activated Carbon.

At the event, she explained the reduction in the amount of formaldehyde (harmful pollutants causing nasopharyngeal cancer) by means of formaldehyde absorption and the release of CO2 on activated carbon modified silver nanoparticles.

Dean of Faculty of Engineering Dr. Nur Qudus MT convey, “I feel proud and pleased with the activities associated with UNNES that are determined to develop themselves into the home of science developers of superior civilization


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Seminar of ICETVESS Malaysia, A Model of Excellent Cooperation with Foreign Institution

Monday, 4 September 2017 | 5:21 WIB


Seminar of ICETVESS Malaysia, A Model of Excellent Cooperation with Foreign Institution

Model of cooperation between Universitas Negeri Semarang and Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) is an excellent cooperation. This cooperation is comprehensive, applicable, and beneficial to both institutions. One of the evidence to the excellence of this collaboration is the existence of ICETVESS (International Conference on Engineering Technology, Vocational Education and Social Science) 2017 at Tanjung Malim Malaysia, 29th – 30th of August 2017. ICETVESS is a collaborative seminar organized by two institutions from different countries.

 

Rector of UNNES, Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, M.Hum explained that the trend of cooperation with overseas partners must be applicable. There should be no overseas trips merely becoming an exploratory course. The assessment should be accompanied by academic activities that can be done with partners. All of the cooperation should focus on productive activities. Moreover, in ICETVESS 2017, the committee provided an opportunity for the best article presenters to publish their paper with SCOPUS index. “The Emerging trends of TVET and Social Sciences in Asia Pacific Countries” is the theme of ICETVESS this year, and UNNES sent 43 presenters consisting of lecturers and students.

 

Not only that, ICETVESS is also accompanied by other activities to support the internationalization of UNNES. The supporting activities which were held by UNNES and UPSI are: Joint Clinic Manuscript UPSI-LP2M UNNES, Visiting Lecturers of UPSI at FT UNNES and discussion of MoU Credit Transfer of Civil Engineering, Family Welfare Education Study Program of UNNES, and FPTV of UPSI. Rector of UNNES becomes Keynote Speaker at UPSI. The UNNES Cooperation Team discussed the cooperation with the Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Another productive activities were: visiting Indonesian School in Kuala Lumpur, Initiation of Joint Student Conference 2018 UNNES-UiTM-UTeM at UTem Campus, The signing of MoU of Department of Civil Engineering FT UNNES with INDUSTRIALISED BUILDING SYSTEM (IBS) Malaysia, monitoring of International Teaching Internship, and the Discussion between UNNES and UPSI Publisher. The Vice Rector became guest lecturer at Faculty of Language and Communication UPSI.

 

Vice Rector of Academic Affair, Prof. Dr. Rustono, M.Hum., expressed his appreciation to UPSI who has collaborated to host the event. Staff for Foreign Collaboration of UNNES, Dr. Ratna Dewi Kusumaningtyas, as the coordinator of the event expressed her gratitude due to the success of the program without any significant obstacle.

(Ryan, Student Staff)


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

To Increase International Publication, UNNES – UPSI Malaysia held Joint Manuscript Clinic Workshop

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | 6:46 WIB


To Increase International Publication, UNNES – UPSI Malaysia held Joint Manuscript Clinic Workshop

Cooperating with Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) Malaysia, Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) held Workshop Joint Manuscript on Monday (07/8) at LP2M building, Sekaran campus, Gunungpati. This event presented Prof. Dr. Totok Sumaryanto F MPd, for opening the event, and Prof. Dr. Mohamed Nor Azhari Azman, as the main speaker.

In this workshop, Prof Azman gave t ips on publishing scientific journal indexed ISI / Scopus. He stated that academics need to improve their h-index to make their journals more valid.

In other hand, he added that improving the use of online journal can also be done by uploading journal on academic website. Some of websites that he recommended are google scholar, academia, etc.

Furthermore, the use and the publication of online journal will be useful for academician, development of science, improvement of academic quality, or increasing campus’ accreditation.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES Lecturer Collaborate with UKM Malaysia to Conduct Academic Research

Thursday, 20 July 2017 | 2:21 WIB


UNNES Lecturer Collaborate with UKM Malaysia to Conduct Academic Research

Researcher team of Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics collaborate researchers from Education Faculty of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) focusing on learning strategy and the arrangement of mathematics learning handout based on coastal culture. From 15th July to 18th July 2017, the teams led by Prof Dr Hardi Suyitno MPd did sequences of discussion to UKM team, led by Prof Dr Effandi Zakaria, to complete the result and follow up of the research. The Indonesian team was welcomed by the Dean of Education Faculty of UKM.

The Dean of Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics, Prof Zaenuri SE MSi Akt, as the member of the team stated that the result of this collaborative research will be continued with joint publication in international journal. It is in line to UNNES’ milestone of reputation improvement (2017) and internationalization (2018).

Institutionally, this collaborative research became the gate of other activities, including sit in, visiting professor, visiting lecturer, or PCM (project science mathematics). The perspective of the dean was fully supported by the other members, Prof Dr Totok Sumaryanto F MPd, Drs Amin Suyitno MPd, and Endang Sugiharti SSi MKom.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Collaboration of UNNES and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Conducting Seminar and Cultural Exchange

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 | 2:23 WIB


Collaboration of UNNES and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Conducting Seminar and Cultural Exchange

Faculty of Social Science of UNNES and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia collaborate in holding Conference and Cross Cultural event in Tuesday (11/7) in C7 Building, UNNES. Themed as “The Role of College Students in Shaping Their Personality”, this event includes seminar and cultural exchange from Indonesia and Malaysia.

The Dean of Faculty of Social Science of UNNES, Drs Solehatul Mustafa, MA state that this cooperation is in line to what the rector of UNNES said. That is, to strengthen our connection with university from ASEAN. He hoped that this program will strengthen the relationship of both respective university in the future.

Prof Dr Fazilah Idris as the supervisor of UKM students said that this student mobility program is established to teach UKM students how to held an event with abroad university. She added that the selection of UNNES as partner university was because this university has made a strong connection from the past.

The event was continued by the signing of Minutes of Meeting between UNNES and UKM. After that, the program is followed by seminar with the materials from both university representatives; Zulkifli Zainudin from UKM and Nuriyanti from UNNES.

There were 16 delegation from UKM consists of three lecturers, Dr Rosilah, Dr Wahiza Wahi, and Dr Fazilah Idris.

Meanwhile, the 13 students from UKM are Zulkifli Zainuddin, Zulkifli Muslim, Haikal Iznan, Izwan Hazwani Binti Jaiz, Nurul Athirah Abdul Razak, Nor Akma Izzmi Binti Mohd Rozali, Ainul Izzati Binti Rosli, Nur Syazwani Fitriah Mohd Shahimi, Muhammad Syazwan Bin Sulaiman, Nur ‘Aina Fariha Binti Hj Talib, Mohammad Saadon Haron, Zahid Mohd Shukon, and Mohd Hairul Izwan Bin Mohd Kaskan. (Cesar, Student Staff)

 


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Two Students of UNNES Deliver Presentation in Italy

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 | 3:45 WIB


Two Students of UNNES Deliver Presentation in Italy

Two students of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) represent indonesia to have presentation and collaboration with Italian youth. They will represent and collaborate with Dejavato Foundation related to Eramus+ through European Voluntary Service program in 13 June 2017.

 

They are Afifa Setya Himawati student of Mathematics Education, Faculty of Mathematics and Science and Alam Aulia Denaya students of Non-Formal Education, Faculty of Education.

 

Beside promoting Indonesia, Aulia said she also want to presenting about culture, education, and also UNNES. Besides delivering presentation, Aulia also have city tour and cultural event.

 

When welcoming the students, Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum said that he is really appreciating the students who have an achievement. Monday (15/5) at rectorate Sekaran Gunungpati Campuses.

 

UNNES will always facilitate the students who have achievements and students should sacrifice achievement to promote the country or institution.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Student of Economic Faculty of UNNES becomes a Delegation in Macau

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | 3:45 WIB


Student of Economic Faculty of UNNES becomes a Delegation in Macau

Students of bilingual class of Accounting Education UNNES was selected to joining International Workcamp in Macau. Uswatun Hasanah, a student in second semester will do a project with 15 international volunteer from Macau, Jepang, Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, Cambodia, Philippines and some other country from around the world under the theme of “Macau International Workcamp 2017: The Feast of Na-Tcha in the Historic Centre of Macau.”

 

These 10 days project will be start on 6-16 June 2017 with the funding is from Associacao de Nova Juventude Chinesa de Macau. This year, the focus of the activities is about preserving traditional culture and promoting cultural heritage through sequences of events such as workshop, seminar, press conference, cleaning the city, cultural heritage touring and participate in the cultural pride. Thus, it provides an excellent opportunity for the youth generation to get to know the diverse cultures, experience the unique “East meets west” culture while working with the local community. As the youngest participant in this event, Uswatun has prepared well. In the workshop session, Uswatun will present research about “Jepara Kota Ukir” as one way to preserve local culture and she will perform the traditional dance “Maumere” in the cultural pride.

 

The project is in line with the university’s vision of conservation value, one of it is cultural preservation. According to Sandy Arief, SPd MSc as Bilingual / International Program Coordinator said that Uswatun will be good unnes ambassador in Macau. She is ready to participate in this activity after following ‘pre-departure orientation’ organized by bilingual / international class team. This success story adds another great achievement made by bilingual / international class students. In early May 2017, Sari Lestari and Puji Novita Sari were selected as the third winner of the Best Paper category at the International Students Discussion Forum 2017 held at SWCU Salatiga. Upon returning from Macau, Uswatun will share her experience on “IUP talks” for all bilingual class students.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

To Strengthen the Reputation, UNNES Rector to Audience Education and Culture Attaché of Indonesian Embassy in Singapore

Friday, 31 March 2017 | 4:55 WIB


To Strengthen the Reputation, UNNES Rector to Audience Education and Culture Attaché of Indonesian Embassy in Singapore

After signing the Memorandum of Understanding between the Rector of Universitas Negeri Smarang (UNNES) Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum and the Ambassador of Republic Indonesia in Singapore, I Gede Ngurah Swajaya on Thursday, March 30 at UNNES, Education and Culture Attaché of Indonesian Embassy in Singapore did the audience with the rector of UNNES in UNNES campus, Gunungpati on Friday (31/3).

Attaché for Education and Culture of the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore, Prof. Dr. Ir Aisyah Endah Palupi MPd conveyed the scope of the Memorandum of Understanding. It includes the development of three main points of higher education and improving the quality of human resources, science, and technology. The implementation of those values will be bridged by Attaché of Indonesian Embassy in Singapore.

The implemented activities could be overseas teaching internship of UNNES’s students in Singapore’s Indonesian School, internships, or even community service.

Teaching internship is very important to train students to apply their knowledge in the real situation, either teaching activities or non-teaching activities to become professional workers.

In addition, the Attaché of Indonesian Embassy also offered an opportunity for UNNES’s lectures to conduct Joint Research with University in Singapore.

UNNES’ Rector, Prof. Fathur Rokhman, explained that college should increase the capacity of human resources. In addition, college should make a good cooperation with other institutions for the sake of developing innovation and global competition.

UNNES competes with the other university in the world. This competition makes the conservation university has the same position with the other ones

Overseas teaching internship focuses on students in 10 international programs that has been initiated, which consequently will not make them have culture and language barriers. Hopefully, this expansion of international cooperation can enhance UNNES’ reputation.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Thailand Students to Join Sports Students Exchange in UNNES

Friday, 24 March 2017 | 4:10 WIB


Thailand Students to Join Sports Students Exchange in UNNES

14 students from Physical Education and Public Health department of 3 universities in Thailand are joining Sports Students Exchange (SSE) in Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). This program will be held in 2 weeks starting from Monday (20/3).

These students are Kawin Bosuwan, Tanaphat Chueathai, Somrak Kanthasak, Kawinpat Achirasiraroj, and Apichaya Wisaphan Ku from Kasertsart University ; Yothakan Lret Jaroensawat, Thipaya Hoisakul, Kanwara Soisirikul and Disayapong Reeruck from Srinakharinwirot University; and Chutarat Thanchonnang, Khajohn Intisan, Dteesarak Srisonde, Kittiya Sodawat, and Arnon Viriyapattananukul from Masarakham University.

In joining SSE, The students will have a sit in program to the bilingual class of Sports Teaching Department of UNNES and the International class of Public Health Department. Besides, they will also attend FIK goes to public program and have city tours focusing of famous recreational objects in Semarang and Central Java.

Accompanied by Vice Rector of Planning and Cooperation of UNNES, Prof YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD, Dean of Faculty of Sports of UNNES Prof Dr Tandiyo Rahayu, and the Head of International Office UNNES, Intan Permata Hapsari SPd MPd, they were warmly welcomed by the Rector of UNNES, Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman in the rector room of Sekaran Campus, Gunungpati, Friday (24/3).

In his welcoming speech, Prof Fathur Rokhman leave a message to the students to enjoy all of their programs starting from the sit in and going around the city.

The rector added that after they go back to Thailand, they should say to their friends that UNNES is one of the best universities in Indonesia.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Indonesian Language Department of UNNES to Cooperate with Two Universities from Netherlands

Friday, 3 March 2017 | 0:37 WIB


Indonesian Language Department of UNNES to Cooperate with Two Universities from Netherlands

Indonesian Language Department of Faculty of Language and Art of Universitas Negeri Semarang signed an agreement with Leiden University and Utrecht University, two leading universities in the Netherlands, on Friday (3/3). The signature was given by the Head of Indonesian Langguage Department, Dr Haryadi M.Pd, Wikker Jansen from Leiden University,  and RW Timmermans from Utrecht University.

The cooperation of the universities focuses on Teaching Indonesian Language for Foreigners (BIPA).

As countries with the long-term historical relationship, Indonesian and Dutch are closely related.  This relationship has made Indonesian language become one of the most popular languages in Netherland.

The Head of Indonesian Literature program, Uum Qomariyah SS MHum, said, Indonesian language is one of ten the most popular languages in the world. Indonesian language enthusiasts are increasing time to time. Indonesian language majors have also been opened in a number of countries.

Meanwhile, Vice Dean of Academic Field of Faculty fo Language and Arts, Prof Dr M Jazuli, hope that the cooperation in BIPA’s imlementation can trigger academic relations of citizens across the borders. He encouraged the students to build the widest possible academic range.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UiTM Students to Visit Visual Communication Design Department of UNNES

Thursday, 23 February 2017 | 4:08 WIB


UiTM Students to Visit Visual Communication Design Department of UNNES

Three students of Universiti Teknologi Malaya (UiTM) who join Internasional Internship in Suara Merdeka, Semarang, visited the Visual Communication Design Departmnent of Universitas Negeri Semarang, Tuesday (21/2). Those three students of Graphical Technique programs are Izzudin bin Sunar, Ikhwan bin Zari, and Amir Hamzah bin Muhamed. The students who were accompanied by the Operational Manager of Suara Merdeka, Adi Susanto PhD, were welcomed by the head of Internasional Office of Univeritas Negeri Semarang, Intan Permata Hapsari SPd, MPd.

Adi, the supervisor and the initiator of Internasional Internship program, explained that the program was aimed to prepare last year students to face the job field. Besides, they also experienced a comparative study in UNNES to show that Visual Communication Design Department in Indonesia is not inferior to the same department in Malaysia.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

FMIPA UNNES to Collaborate with Hiroshima University, Japan

Thursday, 9 February 2017 | 2:25 WIB


FMIPA UNNES to Collaborate with Hiroshima University, Japan

Despite of 2 degree celcius environment, the group of exchange students from FMIPA UNNES were still motivated to do sit in program in Hiroshima University. The international collaboration between both FMIPA UNNES and Hiroshima University is prioritized not only for sit in program for students, but also for visiting professor, joint collaboration research, and guest lecture. As the representative of International Office FMIPA, Dr. Niken Subekti mediated the deal between both parties in the agreement and signed the Meeting of Minute (MoM) and Letter of Understanding (LoU) at 9th February 2017 on 9.00 WIB. Prof. Takuya Baba, Dean of Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation ( IDEC) Hiroshima University, warmly welcomed the current partnership between Hiroshima University and FMIPA of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES). As the head of the group, Prof. Dr. Zaenuri as the Dean of FMIPA UNNES stated that he will support all lecturers and students of FMIPA who want to develop their career internationally.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Unisel Students Visit Engineering Faculty of UNNES

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 | 1:13 WIB


Unisel Students Visit Engineering Faculty of UNNES

Four students from University of Selangor (Unisel) and one from Islamic University of Selangor visited the Engineering Faculty of Universitas Negeri Semarang (UNNES) on Tuesday (17/1).

They are the members of Community Network (COMNET) of Unisel who came under the program of Kembara Mahasiswa Bitara. One of Unisel students, Muhammad Amin stated that one of their program’s purposes is to develop their network and widen their friendship.

Besides, they also wanted to share their ideas and do collective activitied with UNNES’ students in Sekaran.

They were welcomed by the Dean of Engineering Faculty, Dr Nur Qudus MT, Dean of Students’ Affair from the Engineering Faculty, Dr Wirawan Sumbodo, MT,  and the coordinator of Foreign Affairs, Intan Permatahapsari, S.Pd., M.Pd.

Dr Nur Qudus  stated that he supported this program as the way to develop and motivate the students from Engineering Faculty to study abroad.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Attending Joint Degree, Six UNNES Students Attend College in Japan

Friday, 11 November 2016 | 9:21 WIB


Attending Joint Degree, Six UNNES Students Attend College in Japan

Six students of Japanese Language Education, Semarang State University (UNNES) headed to Japan to attend college for two semesters at Seifu Institute of Information Technology, Osaka, Japan. They went there supported by a joint degree scheme.

Not only to study, they were also scheduled to practice teaching in junior and senior high schools in Osaka Seifu Group.

They departed on Tuesday (4/10), accompanied by lecturers Japanese Ai Sumirah Setiyawati.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Ten Darmasiswa Students to Study Batik and Bahasa in UNNES

Monday, 26 September 2016 | 8:45 WIB


Ten Darmasiswa Students to Study Batik and Bahasa in UNNES

Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang recently welcomed 10 students of Darmasiswa Republik Indonesia Program. The students were Keisuke Yoshizaki (Japan), Daniela Ficova (Slovakia), Johanna Ernst (Germany), Ankita Chakraborty (India), Choi Jihye (South Korea), Lee Joeseb (South Korea), Tran Le Minh Thao (Vietnam), Randrianirina Linjo (Madagascar), Ramiandrarinirin A. Riantsoa (Madagascar), Tanjonirina Hasina Jhonny (Madagascar).

The coordinator of Darmasiswa program in UNNES, Yusro Edy Nugroho, reported that those ten students would be assisted by Indonesian buddies called “Sahabat Darmasiswa”. Meanwhile, rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang, Prof. Fathur Rokhman, stated that those students would study in UNNES for teh period of one year (2 semesters). They would learn Bahasa Indonesia and Indonesian culture including batik, traditional dance, painting, karawitan, and keroncong singing. In UNNES, they will not only learn the theory of those materials but also directly experience the practice.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES Student Studies at Sichuan Normal University Chengdu, China

Sunday, 18 September 2016 | 16:32 WIB


UNNES Student Studies at Sichuan Normal University Chengdu, China

A student of Semarang State University (UNNES) conducts joint lectures degree at Sichuan Normal University Chengdu, China. She is Almira Agwinanda who studies Chinese Language Teaching of the Faculty of Languages and Arts. She will follow lectures in undergraduate classes during the second half semester and has departed on Friday, September 16, 2016. Besides joining lectures, she will also be performing Teaching Practice while introducing Indonesia to China.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

10 UNNES Students Teaching-Practice in Vietnam

Friday, 9 September 2016 | 14:15 WIB


10 UNNES Students Teaching-Practice in Vietnam

A total of 10 students of Semarang State University (UNNES) attend international teaching practice (PPL Among Nations) in Vietnam. They have been up in Hanoi since Wednesday (7/9) and ready to go to classes at four different schools.

The teaching practice is planned to last for two months. The students will teach in Nghia Tan Primary School, Pascal Secondary School, Primary School and Phu Thuong Nguyen Tat Thanh Junior and Senior High School.

Vice Rector of Planning and Cooperation, Prof. Dr. Sukestiyarno PhD precipitated the students together along with the Chairman of Education and Profession Developer, Dr Abdurrahman MPd, as well as a representative from Dejavato Foundation, Sigit Raharjo.

During the teaching practice, the students are demanded to practice the theory of education and teaching that they have obtained during their study. In addition, they must also be able to conduct research and development, to adapt, and to serve the community.

According to Prof. Sukestiyarno, these three demands are a benchmark for the success of this international teaching practice program in harmony with the tri dharma college so as to create qualified students.

The ten students participating in the international teaching practice in Vietnam are Aan Priyanto (Physical Sciences Teaching), Fiki Kusuma Astuti (Chemistry Teaching), Avesenna Mauludi (Sports Teaching), Pramaishella Saraswati, Rimba Kusumawardani (Elementary School Teaching), Afifa Setya H., Nurseto Dwi N., Ristya Nur S. (Mathematics Teaching), Elsa S. Tarin (Sports Teaching), and M. Najibulloh Faozi (Counselling).


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES signed MoU with Waku Pro Science Project Hiroshima, Japan

Friday, 9 September 2016 | 14:10 WIB


UNNES signed MoU with Waku Pro Science Project Hiroshima, Japan

Semarang State University (UNNES) keeps striving on its purpose to become a world class conservation university. Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang, Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, M.Hum., signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a research institution based in Hiroshima Japan, Waku Pro Science Project Hiroshima, represented by its chairman, Profesor Hayashi Takehiro, Tuesday (30/8) in Kampus UNNES Sekaran Gunungpati Semarang.

The collaboration covers a number of programs including exchange of researchers, joint research, international publication, exchange of information, and exchange of research materials.

Waku Pro Science Project is a research center under a consortium of a number of universities in Hiroshima Perfecture, such as Hiroshima University, Hijiyama University, and Hiroshima Perfecture University which was established in 2003. The funding for the institution mainly comes from Mazda Corporation, an excellent automobile company in Japan.

In Japan, Waku Pro Science Project has been actively working on research-based community service. One of its featured programs which has been running for decades in Hiroshima University is “Professor Goes to School” in which the university, Mazda Corporation and the government of Hiroshima collaborate in facilitating professors in science to teach in the schools with special needs according to the data from the Education Agency of Hiroshima.

Professor Hayashi Takehiro stated that, he usually teach in at least 10 elementary and middle schools around Hiroshima in one academic year in which the teachers get involved in the process of teaching and learning which often followed by discussion on enhancing the quality of learning process and result (in-service-teacher-training). In 2015, the learning topic was the education of landslide mitigation which was integrated with science subject in elementary and middle schools. It was conducted in response to the landslide which hit Hiroshima in 2014 and caused no less than 70 casualties.

Rector of UNNES confirmed that the very first implementation of the MoU would be the “Overseas Academic Lecture” which would present Professor Hayashi Takehiro in a guest lecture before more than 150 students in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences on Tuesday (30/8). It will be followed by inviting Waku Pro researchers from Japan as guest lecturers in UNNES for one year in 2017.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES to Strengthen Joint Research with USSH Vietnam

Friday, 9 September 2016 | 14:00 WIB


UNNES to Strengthen Joint Research with USSH Vietnam

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Universitas Negeri Semarang, and the Faculty of History, University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, agreed to cooperate on the three values of higher education (education, research, and community service).

The agreement has been set out in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in USSH Campus, Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday (28/7). The MoU was signed by the Dean of the Faculty of History USSH, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Ngoc Dung, Ph.D. dan the Head of the Department of History, Faculty of Social Sciences UNNES, Dr. Hamdan Tri Atmaja, M.Pd.

As a part of Vietnam National University system in Ho Chi Minh, USSH has been established since 1955. Currently, USSH has 28 faculties, one of which is the Faculty of History. USSH also has Faculty of Oriental Studies which organizes the Department of Indonesian Studies.

A group of 18 lecturers and employees as the representatives from the Department of History, Faculty of Social Sciences, UNNES was welcomed by the Vice Rector of USSA Nguyen Khac Canh. He expected that UNNES would become a strategic partner in building understanding across the South East Asian nations in response to the ASEAN Economic Community. In the introduction section, USSH’s representatives expressed their appreciation towards UNNES’ vision as a conservation university presented by Dr. YYFR Sunardjan.

After the MoU signing, both parties discussed the details of the cooperation which resulted on three main pints. Firstly, both parties agreed to strengthen their joint research in a form of comparative history between Indonesia and Vietnam. Secondly, both parties agreed to conduct visiting lecturers as an attempt to enhance human resource quality. Lastly, both parties agreed to enhance the quality of scientific publication, especially in making Paramita an internationally accredited journal.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

40 UNNES Students Field-Practice to Six Different Countries

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:49 WIB


40 UNNES Students Field-Practice to Six Different Countries

A total of 40 students of Semarang State University (UNNES) from various faculties will be doing International Field Experience Practice Program (PPL Among Nations).

All of the students will be going to five different countries: 2 students to Belgium, 2 students to France, 6 students to Taiwan, 10 students to Thailand, 10 students to Vietnam, and 10 students to Malaysia.

UNNES Rector Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum expressed his appreciation for the PPL Among Nations program. “This program is a step forward in accordance with UNNES’ vision on conservation and international reputation,” said Rector.

Rector also noted, UNNES has been recognized internationally, proven by today’s release of students of PPL Among Nations to several institutions over the world.

“You are all ambassadors of Indonesia, specifically from UNNES, and have the responsibility to guard our country’s reputation in where you will be field-practicing. Most importantly you should not join in politics and just focus on studying,” Rector instructs the students.

Head of UNNES PPL Center Drs Bambang Priyono MPd conveys, students of PPL Among Nations have previously attended a series of training including the training to improve their English language skill. The students will perform varied PPL durations, some will spend 2 months, 6 months and 10 months.

Embarkation will begin on August 15 to Thailand, Vietnam and Taiwan; on September 5 to Belgium; and on September 1 and November 1 to France.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Attended University President Forum, UNNES extended a Collaboration with UTM

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:27 WIB


Attended University President Forum, UNNES extended a Collaboration with UTM

A total of 59 universities from 18 countries gathered together in a cooperation forum in Malaysia, on 8-10 August 2016. In the event titled University President Forum (UPF), Semarang State University (UNNES) agreed to extend a collaboration with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).

The deal of extended cooperation will be realized by agreeing to send 20 of UNNES students to attend sit-in classes at UTM in October 2016.

Not only that, there will also be a credit transfer program for students in 2017. UNNES and UTM also agreed on a collaboration with several programs such as guest-lecturer scheme, faculty exchange, research collaboration and joint publication.

To unnes.ac.id, Advisor to Rector for Planning and Cooperation reported that the UPF will last until Wednesday (10/8).

UPF was opened by the Dean of UTM’s Faculty of Science. The participants would then follow various workshops, including discuss rankings.

On the second day, the delegations followed the presentation of the Keynote Speakers on Innovation for Nation Building (Korea), Technical Vocational Education Technology for Developing Country (Malaysia), Promoting Green Technology (Indonesia), Best Practice for Accelerating Innovation (Japan), and Sustainable Development (English).

The event will conclude with the launch of the Asia Network Technological University (ATU Network).


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES and Hiroshima University Signed LoU for Students Exchange Program

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:13 WIB


UNNES and Hiroshima University Signed LoU for Students Exchange Program

During the visit to Hiroshima University on July 17-23, 2016, UNNES representatives are opening more collaboration opportunities between both institutions. Corresponding to the most recent discussion on exchange program from both universities’ students, UNNES and Hiroshima University has agreed to put the agreement on a mutual consent of Letter of Understanding (LoU) on International Development and Cooperation (IDEC).

The LoU covers a number of objectives, namely sit in program (trial class in master program), opportunity for UNNES graduates to enroll 5 year Taoyaka Ph.D> program of Hiroshima University, and opportunity for UNNES graduates to enroll 5 Year Phoenix Ph.D. Program of Hiroshima University.

Both universities expect that the program and cooperation would be sustainable for future.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES Students and Lecturers to Strengthen Collaboration with Hiroshima University, Japan

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:11 WIB


UNNES Students and Lecturers to Strengthen Collaboration with Hiroshima University, Japan

A group of 15 students from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Semarang State University is visiting Hiroshima University, Japan on July 17-23, 2016. The students come different departments, namely Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science Department.

Along with those students, 16 professors and doctors are being sent to seek for a wider collaboration opportunities between Semarang State University and Hiroshima University. Both institutions are working on designing internship program, lecturers exchange program, students exchange program, collaborative research, and collaborative conference.

Moreover, both institutions are planning to develop collaborative workshop and sandwich program. The students are also expected to be accepted for further study in both universities.

The Rector of Semarang State University, Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, stated that collaboration with Hiroshima University is important to strengthen UNNES as a house of knowledge. Collaboration with world leading institutions is expected to ensure the development of knowledge.

“Students and lecturers are expected to learn the education system and practice in Japan to further develop it in Indonesia according to the national context of Indonesia,” Rector said.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

“Bule on The Loose”, Experiencing The Village Life Style

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:09 WIB


“Bule on The Loose”, Experiencing The Village Life Style

What is it like to live in a village in Indonesia?

Indonesia is known with its beautiful landscape and the warmth of its people, which made Angela Arunarsirakul, David MacMurtrie, Martha Kupsch and Abhner Odreman wanted to experience how is it like to live in Indonesia especially live in the village.

Along with Unnes’s International Office members, these four Bule got the chance to visit Cepoko and Kandri Tourist Village to experience village life style.

Started with fruit picking in Cepoko, the four Bule harvested some tropical fruits such as Guava and one of Indonesia signature fruit, Klengkeng. Later, they continued their activities to Kandri to feed fishes and cows followed by harvesting catfish. In the afternoon, they went to Tambak lorok for mangrove planting over Semarang Coast. The day is finished with having home made seafoods as dinner.

“I am so glad that Unnes gave me this opportunity to experience the village life style which I thing It is the best way to discover more about Indonesia and I wo uld love to do it all again” said Martha Kupsch.

“It is challenging to be on the boat to plant the mangrove trees because I have never done that before” said Abhner using Bahasa Indonesia.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Performed Pencak Silat, The SSE Students Batch 6 Awed The Audience

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:07 WIB


Performed Pencak Silat, The SSE Students Batch 6 Awed The Audience

As the conservation university, Unnes keeps trying to introduce local cultures such as Javanese Dance, Batik and Gamelan to the world. Other than those mentioned cultures, Unnes has been introducing the beauty and art of Pencak Silat through the Sport Student Exchange Program (SSE).

On Friday (24/6) the Sport faculty held The Farewell Party of SSE Batch 6 which was attended by The Dean of Sport Faculty, The Expert Staff of the Vice rector IV, Pak Tri and also The Head of International Affairs of Mahasarakham University Thailand, Dr. Chairat Choosakul.

During the farewell Party, the Thai students from Mahasarakham and Srinakarinwirot University got the chance to wear Pencak Silat attire and perform Pencak Silat. They also performed the Poco Poco dance which was really entertaining.
Bu Tandiyo said that she is personally very impressed with the Pencak Silat performance. She added that this would be impossible without the help and hardwork from the lecturers and trainers.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Tonnis match with Mahasarakham University and Srinakharinwirot University

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 7:04 WIB


Tonnis match with Mahasarakham University and Srinakharinwirot University

On Thursday (23/6) Unnes held friendly Tonnis match with Mahasarakham University and Srinakharinwirot University Thailand.

The particpants of the match are Unnes’s Sport students and Thailand students from both University which are enrolled as the students of the Sport Student Exchange program batch 6. Learned Tonnis for weeks, the Thai students performed well and able to compete with local students.

“This match is designed to introduce Tonnis as new sport to the world, especially to our partner universities” said Tri. He added that this match is also the real implementation of Unnes’s vision to be Conservation Based International University

Later the winner of the competition will be announced during the farewell party of Sport Student exchange Batch 6 at Unnes’s Sport Faculty.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Darmasiswa Students of Unnes went to Blora for Community Service

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | 6:54 WIB


Darmasiswa Students of Unnes went to Blora for Community Service

Darmasiswa Students of Unnes went to Blora for community service at Desa Kemiri, Kecamatan Jepon (5/6). Organized by Pemuda Karang Taruna, Darmasiswa students came to several elementary schools to give a broad knowledge about English and cross cultural understanding.

“We called this program as English and Fun Workshop, there is no other purpose except to encourage students at elementary and junior high schools to learn English”, said Wahyu Junianto as the head committee.

In addition, Darmasiswa students also attended workshops about local culture at Balai Desa Jepon on the same day. Some children performed the traditional dance and Darmasiswa students also had the chance to learn Barong Dance with the local folks.

At last, they did a city tour around Blora and tried the local beverages such as Es Jati and Dumbeg.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

University of Auckland Strengthens its Bond with UNNES

Tuesday, 8 March 2016 | 5:13 WIB


University of Auckland Strengthens its Bond with UNNES

Prof. John Hope from University of Auckland (UOA) visits UNNES to talk on the importance of Internationalisation of Higher Education. He states that UNNES and UOA have worked together for quite some time and this collaboration must be maintained for the quality improvement of both universities. A number of UNNES lecturers and students have studied or are currently studying at UOA. This is a good start in his opinion.

Prof. Sukestiyarno, the Vice Rector for Planning and Collaboration, echoes Prof. Hope enthusiasm. He believes that this collaboration can be upgraded to higher level including but not limited to double degree program and research collaboration.

This presentation is attended by UNNES collaboration department and representatives from all faculties at UNNES.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

UNNES to Collaborate with Technological Giant

Monday, 7 March 2016 | 2:17 WIB


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Within the soaring development of digital technology, universities are expected to keep up with the unprecedented technological advancement in human history. UNNES takes on this challenge by accepting collaboration offer from Huawei, one of the most successful technological ventures in the world. In the next three years, UNNES and the technological giant agree to build ‘smart campus’ concept using the combination of resources from both institutions.

UNNES Rector, Prof. Fathur Rokhman, regards this oppurtunity as a breakthrough for UNNES to accelerate its innovation trajectory. He signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the company, Thursday March, 3, 2016 at the company’s headquarter in Shenzhen, China. He hopes that this agreement will bring benefits for UNNES and the partner.

Singing the same tune, Enterprise Business Group Vice President of the Venture, Mr. Dong Wu, states that this collaboration is based on the fact that the Information Technology (IT) development at UNNES has been growing in a fast pace. “Faster than most of Indonesian Universities’,” he adds. During the effective date of the agreement, the company will send its experts to Indonesia to share its IT latest solution to its Indonesian counterparts.

This collaboration is both important and unique. It is important because universities are now demanded by government and students to optimise their IT capacity both for academic service and decision support system (DSS). The uniquenes comes from the fact that UNNES was once a teacher institution but now it has turned into a more broad range university with excellent IT capability.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

ICMSE 2016 Information

Thursday, 3 March 2016 | 7:58 WIB


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The 3rd International Conference on Mathematics and Natural Science Education (ICMSE) 2016 will be conducted on :

Day, Date        : Saturday-Sunday, 3-4 September 2016
Venue              : Grasia Hotel Semarang.

This Conference is jointly organized by Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science Semarang State University, Indonesian Chemical Society, Indonesian Physical Society, Indonesian Biology Society, Association of Computer Science Higher Education, and Indonesian Science Educator Association.

ICMSE 2016 will explore the area of Contribution of Mathematics and Science Research for Sustainable Life in Facing Global Challenge. Call for paper covers the scope of Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Computer Science. Please visit our website : http://icmseunnes.com


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

University Technical Malaysia Melaka Explores Cooperation with Unnes

Thursday, 3 March 2016 | 3:28 WIB


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In order to strengthen cooperation in the fields of technology and economics of Faculty of Management of Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) visited Semarang State University (Unnes).

The visit from UTeM was represented by the Dean of the Faculty of Management of Technology and Techno-entrepreneur Dr Mohd Saiful Rizal Abdul Hamid, Deputy Dean Dr Mohd Fazli bin Mohd Sam, and Pasacasarjana Director Dr Mohammed Hariri, the son of Bakri.

Delegates were accepted by the Vice Rector of Planning and Cooperation, Prof. YL Sukestiyarno MS PhD, Wednesday (2/3) at the Sekaran campus, Gunungpati.

Also attending Prof Sucihatiningsih Dian Wisika Prajanti MSi from the Faculty of Economics (FE), Vice Dean for Student Affairs (WD III) Faculty of Engineering (FT) Drs Wirawan Sumbodo MT, WD I FT, Cluster Foreign Cooperation FT and FE, Expert Staff IV and III , Secretary of Quality Assurance, Chairman of the International Office, and leaders in cooperation Unnes.

Presentation and discussion were established during the visit. In the end of the activity, the two universities agreed upon an exchange of lecturers and students in some activities. The deal will be determined in a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), which will be conducted by both parties.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Attending an International Conference, Two UNNES Students Went to Japan

Thursday, 3 March 2016 | 3:25 WIB


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Two students of the Faculty of Engineering, Semarang State University (Unnes) said goodbye to leave for Japan on Wednesday (2/3). They are Alfini Kusuma Dewi and Ami Ridowati of Chemical Engineering Department 2012.

In Japan, Alfini and Ami will present a research paper in the International Conference The 13th Hokkaido Indonesian Student Association Scientific Meeting.

Vice Dean for Student Affairs, Faculty of Engineering, Drs Wirawan Sumbodo MT who also attended the farewell meeting hoped that in Japan both students can take advantage of the activity.

“Hopefully they can get a network so that they are able to continue their study with LPDP or other scholarships,” said Wirawan.

Alfini and Ami expressed gratitude for the support from Unnes so that the opportunity to go to Japan is available.

Furthermore, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Dr Nur Qudus MT hoped that they can maintain the good name of Unnes and Indonesia.

“As a student of the Faculty of Engineering Unnes, they should be an example for other students,” he said. Ika Nur Amalia


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Participating in a Student Exchange Program, UNNES Students Went to China

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 | 7:16 WIB


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Students of Education of Family Welfare, Department of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, State University of Semarang (Unnes), Helena Rizki Nur Islami became one of the participants chosen to participate in international student exchange. At its option, Helena went to China to attend the program.

This exchange was organized the Association Internationale des étudiants en Sciences Economiqueset Commerciales (AIESEC). Aside from Indonesia, the organization also did pertuakaran students from other countries.

In China, a girl born in Demak is scheduled to follow the projects set AISEC Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GDUFS). Young Power GO! is one of the projects of AIESEC LC GDUFE (with based on social pendidikandan field.

During the event, Helana and other participants are taught to be independent, adaptable, and solve problems in a variety of activities, such as the exchange of culture, disability project, english corner, and a variety of other activities.

Vice Dean for Student Affairs FT Unnes Wirawan Sumbodo revealed, it encourages students to actualize themselves more broadly.

Besides Helana, recently, three other students Unnes FT has also been following the activities Professional, Engineering, Leadership, Teamwork, and Awareness Camp or PELTAC organized by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Three students are Muhammad Hadi Muchlison (Architecture 2012), Jauhandri Arizal Ahmad (Automotive Engineering Education 2012) and Mohamad Adib (Mechanical Engineering Education 2013). The event has been held for six days started on 23 to 28 January 2016 for UTM, Johor Malaysia.


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati

Four Danish Students Learn to Plant in Unnes

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 | 5:50 WIB


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Unnes Rector Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum welcomes four students from Denmark who will do a teaching practice in Semarang (5/2). The four students are Signe Krabbe Hansen, Camille V. Hagner, Kamille Rosenkrands, and Ann Sofie Jeppesen.

During the next two months, Signe and her three friends will do a teaching practice at Maria Regina School, Semarang. As for the subjects they teach include Mathematics and Social Sciences.

This program is a form of cooperation between Unnes with VIA University College, Denmark. Previously the two universities have done a cooperation, too, but with a different program that is Student Exchange.

Rector said that Unnes still continues to improve the academic climate and will continue to cooperate with several universities in the United States, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand and some other Asian countries.

The fourth students from Denmark were, then, invited and introduced to the art of batik in the Faculty of Engineering as well as learned to plant at Biology Tourism Garden. Furthermore, Signe, Camille, Kamille, and Ann Sofie also took the time to play tennis at the Faculty of Sport Sciences.

Rector Prof Dr Fathur Rokhman MHum hopes that a series of activities undertaken by the four Danish students were able to be continued on other occasions. “Hopefully the next four Danish student can conduct discussions and sharing with Unnes students related to academic matters,” he said. Ika Nur Amalia


Penulis: Annisa Widyawati