Fisipol’s Corner

GEO Fisipol UGM and University of Leeds Hold Journal Publication Strategies Workshop

Yogyakarta, March 27th 2024─Global Engagement Office (GEO) Fisipol UGM in collaboration with the University of Leeds held a workshop entitled Journal Publication Strategies Workshop for PhD Students and Early Career Researchers on Tuesday (26/3) in Room BA 204 Fisipol UGM. The speakers presented were Dr. Edward Newman and Dr. Owain Williams, lecturer at the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) University of Leeds. Attended by lecturers and researchers within the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences UGM, this event aims to increase success in the publication of international journal articles. read more

FISIPOL UGM is currently ranked 4th in Porsenigama 2023 Standings

Yogyakarta, November 6th 2023─Represented by the Dean, FISIPOL UGM held an appreciation agenda for students participating in Porsenigama 2023 this afternoon (6/11). There were 243 sports athletes and 32 arts participants who participated in this agenda.

FISIPOL UGM  sent 21 teams for 22 sports, and 10 teams for 13 arts branches. Currently, FISIPOL UGM are in 4th place in the standings with 5 gold medals, 6 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.

Porsenigama 2023 itself will continue until November 25th 2023. read more

FISIPOL UGM Receives Visit from Universitas Andalas​

Yogyakarta, October 30th 2023─Universitas Andalas visited FISIPOL UGM this morning (30/10), which was welcomed directly by the dean. This visit is carried out in the context of improving the quality and development of HR, Technology, Information, Financial Planning, Cooperation, and Alumni programs.

The topic discussed in the discussion session was “Optimizing Public Services to Increase Achievement of Key Faculty Performance Indicators”.

Inviting Ira Koesno, DPP held a public lecture

Yogyakarta, October 27th 2023─The Department of Politics and Government (DPP) FISIPOL UGM held a public lecture for the Political Communication Strategy course at BRI Works FISIPOL UGM on Friday (27/10). In this session, DPP UGM invited Ira Koesno, who is a well-known public relations and news anchor, to deliver material entitled “Leadership and Crisis Communication”.

In a crisis situation, communication strategies related to the choice of diction are very important to influence the perspective of the listener or reader. “For a news anchor, producer and research are very important bases for building communication to the public,” explained Ira. As a practitioner, Ira conveyed more comprehensively regarding strategies for building verbal and visual communication in a crisis situation. read more

DPP UGM Collaborates with Various Partners to Organize International Conferences

Yogyakarta, October 26th 2023─The Department of Politics and Government (DPP), Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in collaboration with national and international partners opened the “6th Conference on Human Rights: Indigeneity and Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific Towards a Just Society”. The event runs for two days, October 25-26, 2023.

The conference, which was attended by more than 150 participants from various countries, aimed to serve as a platform for stakeholders from different backgrounds, including academics, policy makers, and activists, to engage in meaningful dialogue. read more

Two Students of International Relations UGM Make Achievements in ASEAN-Korea Academic Essay Contest in 2023

Yogyakarta, October 9th 2023─Wendi Wiliyanto and Widhi Hanantyo Suryadinata, two undergraduate students from the Department of International Relations (DIHI), made achievements in the ASEAN-Korea Academic Essay Contest in 2023. Through an essay entitled “Green Energy Transition in ASEAN-ROK: The Nexus of Circular Economy Principles and Digitization on Waste Management”, Wendi and Hanan won the merit prize and are entitled to a prize of 500,000 won.

The idea of the essay written by Wendi and Hanan came from their concern about the gap between digitization of waste management and circular economy. “We are deeply honored. We are happy that our ideas on circular economy and waste management digitization were well conveyed to the jury,” said Wendi. read more

Team of Master of Public Administration Students of UGM Wins Gold Medal in Arau International Creativity Expo 2023

Yogyakarta, October 5th 2023─A team of students from Master of Public Administration of UGM made a proud achievement in the Arau International Creativity Expo (ACE) 2023, an international competition held by World Invention Intellectual Property Associations (WIIPA) and Center of Excellence Geopolymer and Green Technology (CEGeoGTech), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP). In this prestigious competition, the student team won the gold medal through the DASH WARNING innovation.

Motivated by the awareness of the huge impact of sexual harassment in society, the team consisting of Amanda Elista, Defy Rizky Ramadhany, Sania Octa Priscilia, and Sinta Novia created the DASH WARNING application that enables the use of technology to provide proactive solutions to prevent sexual harassment. The innovation offered by DASH WARNING won the gold medal and competed with 252 teams from 10 countries. read more

Prima Miftahul Jannati, a PSdK Student Got the National Third Place in Tilawah Quran RRI Week 2023

Yogyakarta, April 19th 2023─Prima Miftahul Jannati or more commonly known as Prima is UGM’s Social Development and Welfare (PSdK) student who managed to win the national third place in Tilawah Putri in the 53rd PTQ RRI (Tilawah Quran Week Indonesia Republic Radio) held at Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi. PTQ RRI is a yearly championship held by  Indonesia Republic Radio which includes tilawah, tahfizh, tausiyah, and tartil.

Prima is one of two UGM representatives chosen by MTQ electives and Ditmawa UGM to join the competition. Prima said that in order to join the national PTQ RRI, the participant has to be the winner in the regional sector first. read more

Department of Communication Studies’ Team Wins in AWF 2023

Yogyakarta, February 21st 2023─A team of communication science students won third place at the national level at the 2023 Advertising Week Festival (AWF) held by the University of Indonesia, Jakarta. The team, which consists of Aunur Ikmal, Carina Aditya Wijaya, and R.A. Aishalda, was a finalist in the digital campaign video advertising competition category which was held from January 20th to February 17th 2023.

In general, the advertising competition asks participants to solve problems given through digital campaigns in the form of videos. “Initially we were given a fictitious product and a brief challenge with conditions, and we were told to educate the audience through videos. Starting from there, we will break down the problem to turn it into a campaign,” said Ikmal. The fictitious product in question is a beauty product in the form of sunscreen, in which Ikmal and the team are trying to provide education regarding the importance of using sunscreen for both women and men. read more

Ndadax Production Team by DPP Students Wins Environmental Video Competition from The Conversation Indonesia

Yogyakarta, February 19th 2023Three students from the Department of Politics and Government (DPP) of FISIPOL UGM who are members of the Ndadax Production Team won 2nd place and Best Digital Activity in the Environmental Video Competition organized by The Conversation Indonesia from October 2022 to February 2023. The students are Mahardhika Ageng Kartiko (DPP 2019), Nicolas Kriswinara A. (DPP 2020), and Faris Rubiansyah (DPP 2019).

Their work entitled “Nyala Api Kotoran Sapi” (Cow Manure Flame) tells a story about the use of alternative and sustainable energy. The documentary video was adapted from the residents of Balong Wetan, in the hamlet of Plosorejo, Cangkringan, Sleman, Yogyakarta, who have implemented biogas technology as an effort to become self-reliant and release dependence on LPG gas. The video trailer for “Nyala Api Kotoran Sapi” can be watched on The Conversation Indonesia’s Youtube channel. read more