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15 April 2019 11:12

31 Lecturers Join Kompas Writing Training

With the support of Kompas Daily Newspaper, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) held a Popular Academic Writing Training activity, on Tuesday (9 April). This activity, which was held in the Probowinoto room, was officially opened by the UKSW Vice Rector V, Dr. Suryasatriya Trihandaru, M.Sc.nat.

In his greeting, Suryasatriya hoped that this training would have a positive effect on the number of popular academic publications written by UKSW lecturers.

“We already have a partnership with Kompas, in which this is one of the activities done in cooperation with Kompas. After…

15 April 2019 11:11

Indonesian Armed Forces Brigadier General Rufbin Marpaung Becomes Speaker in Public Lecture at UKSW

It is important for university students and campus elements to have and refresh their understanding about the archipelago’s insights as Indonesia’s geopolitical and geo-economic goal to motivate and make Indonesia superior in the midst of global competition. This is related with the rights and obligations to defend the country for all citizens as mandated in the 1945 Constitution. This discussion was put forward in a Civics public lecture, on Friday (5 April) that was held in the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) University Hall.

The public lecture, which had the…

08 April 2019 14:54

To Improve Creative Industry Growth, Bekraf Holds Workshop

Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) through the Vice Rector III’s office established another coordination with the Indonesia Creative Economy Body (Bekraf) in the form of a workshop called “Digital Entrepreneurship”, on Wednesday (27 March) in the Kartini Street UKSW Campus Tan Ik Hay Room. This activity, which was held as a form of contribution for UKSW to make the government policy in the creative economy field a success, was officially opened by Rector Neil Samuel Rupidara, S.E., M.Sc., Ph.D.

The Rector emphasized that Indonesia also has the same potential as…

08 April 2019 14:37

Science Festival Channels University Students’ Creativity

In order to develop Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Science and Mathematics Faculty (FSM) students’ skills in applying science in their daily lives, recently the 2019 Science Festival was held. This activity, which was held in the yard of the Kartini Street UKSW campus, displayed a number of students’ products.

In the 2019 Science Festival exhibition, several stands promoted interesting products, including game products and beauty products by Kimia Cafe. The Kimia Café stand introduced game products that are safe and environmentally friendly without dangerous chemical substances.

The Chemistry Study…

08 April 2019 14:36

Menristekdikti Urges Fostering Diversity Together

The Republic of Indonesia Minister of Research, Technology, and Higher Education (Menristekdikti), Prof. H. Mohamad Nasir, Ph.D., Ak., was present at the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) University Hall, on Monday (1 April) afternoon. The visit by Menristekdikti to UKSW was part of a national speech agenda with the theme “Heading towards an Advanced, Open, and Just Indonesia in a Diversity Framework”.

In his greeting while opening the activity, the UKSW Rector, Neil S. Rupidara, S.E., M.Sc., Ph.D., mentioned that the visit by Menristekdikti to UKSW on behalf of President…

02 April 2019 12:05

A Number of Indonesian Musicians Promote Preserving Indonesia through Art

The plurality of Indonesia is a necessity which must be maintained as a capital to reach the aspirations or goals of a national life. However, in the middle of social life with high individual egos, this is a rather difficult task for this nation.

This was conveyed by an Ambon musician, Glenn Fredly, in a talk show titled “Protect Indonesia: Art as a National Unifier”, on Tuesday (26 March). In his opinion, this is not difficult as long as we have an attitude of tolerance in national life. Tolerance should…

02 April 2019 12:01

Ernest Prakasa: Don’t Make a Film Just as a Means of Discourse

The Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Economics and Business Faculty (FEB) Finger Kine Club Film Community again held the annual Salatiga Film Festival 2019 at the UKSW University Hall, on Wednesday (27 March). The event, which had the theme “Hourglass: Do Your Passion, Inspire Others, and Make Your Time Valuable”, was joined by approximately 700 participants. Besides UKSW students, there were also high school students and the general public who were interested in films.

This year’s Salatiga Film Festival was even livelier with the presence of Ernest Prakasa, who is…

01 April 2019 15:29

Social Activity Opens UKSW Easter Events

There were 108 basic goods packages handed out to recyclable collectors and garbage collectors in Ngronggo, Kumpulrejo Village District, Argomulyo Sub-district, Salatiga Municipality, on Thursday (28 March). This activity, which was held by the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Easter Committee, was a form of concern towards others.

The UKSW Easter Committee Coordinator, Orbanus Dwi Putra, S.Pd.K., mentioned that this social action was the opening of the UKSW Easter activities. The social activities will be continued with a visit and prayer activity at the Yakobus Orphanage on 3 April, and…

01 April 2019 15:28

Sheila on 7 Returns to Entertain UKSW Academic Community

The hysteria of the concert goers was seen as they filled the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) soccer field to enjoy ninety full minutes of a Yogyakarta group band, Sheila on 7. The audience was dominated by Sheila Gank, a term for the band’s fans that was formed in 1996. Therefore, the concert goers were not only from the UKSW academic community but also from the general public from various regions throughout Central Java and the surrounding area.

It was not the first time for Sheila on 7 to perform…

01 April 2019 15:27

Concordi Culturae Reminds Young Generation to Care about Culture

A cultural performance that is routinely held by the Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) Social and Communication Faculty (FISKOM) was held again (13 March) at the UKSW basketball court. “Colors of Diversity” was raised as the theme to symbolize the cultural diversity of FISKOM that was joined in unity.

In entering the court area, the visitors were greeted by a mini labyrinth that displayed the representative faculty students from various ethnic groups at UKSW wearing traditional clothing. Meanwhile, on the main stage, a number of ethnic groups like IKMASTI, HIMMAS,…