|UMM and Asia University students after attending one of the class. (Photo: Special)|
Asia University 2019 Summer Program in Taiwan will be held again. University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) send nine students from Faculty of Psychology to participate a short course in several fields.
The students divided into two departure groups. The first group departed on 1-15 July and the second group departed on 16-30 July. Those were Santhia Roya Fauziah, Dita Formala Tuasikal, Sri Wahyuni and Ivan Jati Kusuma on the first group.
While the second group consist of five members, those were Alfina Diana Irfani, Rizka Widianti, Andi Afliniasari Ainun Nabila F, Andi Zainuddin Japeri, and Bintang Sasmita Wicaksana as the group coordinatior of UMM students.
“Before the departing the students to Taiwan, Faculty of Psychology did an internal selection. The results were the students that we send right now,” said Dean of Psychology Faculty, Muhammad Salis Yuniardi, M.Psi., Ph.D.
The first group focused on learning the community empowerment. Such as painting community, cake making place, and others. Right here, they are looking on the capital strength to find the development potential.
While in the second group, five UMM students focused on the elderly health service. “They are also treat and learn about the elderly health service just as taught by Posyandu Indonesia,” she said.
The presence of this short course started when Phycology Faculty met with Asia University in an education exhibition in Surabaya. Then, UMM party open a collaboration conversation.
The result of the conversation continues with a cooperation agreement through a student exchange program. “The Asia University party was not ready to send their students here (UMM) because it is too sudden,” said Salis.
“Through an international program like this, I hope that our students can gather new experiences, and later it will be useful for them and for their society,” said Salis, Thursday (25/7) afternoon. (joh)