Fisipol’s Corner

Students of FISIPOL UGM Won in the National Conference on Urban Sociology

Yogyakarta, February 9th 2023─Students from the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of Universitas Gadjah Mada (FISIPOL UGM) won in two categories at the National Conference on Urban Sociology organized by Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) last December. Ovy Novakarti, student of Master of Sociology class 2020, won Best Paper in the General Category. The title of Best Paper in the Student Category was won by a team from FISIPOL UGM chaired by Hasna Roliansya. Hasna led a team consisting of Hilman Nurjaman, Tjok Istri Sintawati, and Cindy Aulia Fitriana. The four students come from the Department of Sociology and the Department of Politics and Government (DPP). read more

The Jagatara Team Won Retorikalbis 2023 for Their Safe Driving Campaign

Yogyakarta, January 24th 2023─Fisipol UGM’s Jagatara Team won second place in the Retorikalbis 2023 PR Campaign competition on Wednesday (11/1). The team was led by Kamila Rahmatul with Joanna C Banjarnahor and Reksan Ridho as the members. The three of them are students of the Communication Studies Department.

The competition that was held online by Kalbis Institute and Astra Honda Motor Institute was held from November 2022 until January with the theme of “Gen Z: Ride for Life”. In the competition, the Jagratara team centered its proposal around the concept of safe driving with “Ride Freely Ride Safety” as the title of the campaign. “The campaign that we are trying to mount is aimed to educate and increase Gen Z’s awareness that they can ride freely, but they need to ensure their safety,” Joanna said. In their campaign proposal, the Jagratara team offered several campaign tactics that included roadshows to schools and universities in Jogja, the production of web series content, as well as optimization of social media.  read more

Fisipol UGM Students Won First Prize in Unsika Karawang Business Plan Competition

Yogyakarta, December 26th 2022─Students of the Department of Politics and Governance (DPP) Fisipol UGM, Ubaidillah Hanif and Faelsa Savana Adiba Saelendra, managed to get first prize in the Unsika National Innovation Challenge 2022 Business Plan Competition last October. Each of them has their own partner from other studies programs which are Achmaludin Taufan Azmi from the Forestry Faculty and Aldi Hendrawan from the Accounting Faculty.The competition was held by Singaperbangsa Karawang University (Unsika) for the whole of September. The business plan being reviewed is a herbal product that is made to boost the health of Indonesian families. This idea was based on two things. First, the increasing awareness of the people regarding their health after the pandemic. Second, is the increasing interest in growing plants from home after the pandemic like through hydroponics. 

“We see that there are not many practices or cultivation packages that provide herbal plant commodities, so we want to answer these two basic ideas at once so we design a package for herbal plant cultivation,” said Ubaidillah.

Ubaidillah, more commonly called Ubed, talked about the process he went through throughout the competition, starting from creating ideas to creating proposals. The proposal-making process is also pretty complex. Other than making a business model and budget and marketing plan, they also need to make the design of the product. read more

Three FISIPOL UGM Students Win in the 35th PIMNAS

Yogyakarta, December 8th 2022─Three FISIPOL UGM students won the 35th National Student Scientific Week (PIMNAS) which took place at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang. The students are Ubaidillah Hanif (Department of Politics and Government 2020), Kartika Situmorang (Sociology 2019), and Fariz Azhami Ahmad (Sociology 2020). The three of them won in the category of Humanities Social Research Student Creativity Week (PKM-RSH).

Ubaidillah or usually called Ubed, along with three other team members, succeeded in winning 1st place in the Presentation Class and 1st place in the Poster Class. They researched on “Counter-Hegemony of Bale Bayan Local Wisdom in Reducing Earthquake Risk in the Midst of Development Modernization Hegemony”. read more

Cheryl Kanza, the Communication Studies Student Who Got the KMI Award 2022

Yogyakarta, December 5th 2022An UGM Communication Studies student, Cheryl Kanza Athallia Wibowo got second prize in KMI Award 2022 in the Service and Trade category held by East Java UPN Veteran. Indonesia Student Entrepreneurship or the KMI Award is an appreciation and awarding event held by the  Directorate General of Higher Education Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia to students who did the Entrepreneurship Training Program (P2MW) and Students Digital Entrepreneurship Innovation (IWDM).  read more

Fisipol Free Breakfast is Back During Finals

Yogyakarta, December 5th 2022Fisipol UGM provides 150 portions of free breakfast for Fisipol UGM students during finals that last from 5th to 16th December 2022. The food and drinks in the Fisipol Free Breakfast event will be provided from 06.30 AM in Fisipol UGM’s East Wing. 

The menu provided changes every day. Students can get rice with egg, nasi uduk, fried chicken, gudeg, tempeh and beans stir fry, and more. For drinks, students can get milk with various flavors or tea. Students that want to get a free breakfast can sign up first before they choose from the existing menu.  read more

Laila Hanifah, Presenter in The Asia-Pacific Conference on the Climate Change, Human Mobility, and Human Rights Nexus

Yogyakarta, November 24th 2022─The student of the Department of International Relations, Laila Hanifah, managed to become a paper presenter at The Asia-Pacific Conference on the Climate Change, Human Mobility, and Human Rights Nexus last October. In a conference held in Bangkok, Thailand, Laila presented her paper entitled “Women, Peace, and Security Agenda as a Brand New Framework for Mitigating Climate Change in Indonesia”.

The conference held by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute aims to become a forum for gathering ideas and ideas from various parties with various backgrounds. Academics, NGOs, until the government gathers to talk about climate change. Laila who has an interest in the world of research feels that there is potential that the study she is interested in can be discussed through the perspective of climate change. “So, I tried to challenge myself to be more courageous to convey ideas scientifically,” Laila said during an interview on Wednesday (11/23). read more

Buhari Ramadani: Make A Contribution to the Community through Social Activities

Yogyakarta, November 20th 2022Students of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (FISIPOL) UGM, Buhari Ramadani, successfully elected as a delegation in the expedition of young steps held last May in Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi. The expedition of young steps itself is a community service program held by Indonesia’s young steps, a non-government organization (NGO) engaged in the field of community empowerment.

Ari, who is a student of the Department of Social Development and Welfare (PSdK), feels that he needs to implement the knowledge learned in college through social activities. “I feel the need for giving to the community,” Ari said in the Friday interview (11/18). This expedition is also not the first time he has followed the community service program. Various regions in Indonesia have previously visited to contribute to the community. read more

Fisipol UGM Library Brings a Complete Service and Facility For Its Students

Yogyakarta, November 19th 2022–The Faculty of Social and Political Science (Fisipol) UGM is filled with units that facilitate the needs of Fisipol students and lecturers, one of them is the Fisipol Library. The Fisipol Library is divided into two parts, the offline book library in the UGM Central Library Building and the digital library most commonly known as Fisipol Digital Library (DIGILIB). Launched for the first time in July 2019, DIGILIB is the product of an initiative from the Fisipol Library unit to accommodate the change in its users’ needs. “We adjust not only to the needs but also the level of comfort needed by the users,” said Yuli Hesti Wahyuningsih, the Coordinator of Fisipol Library in an interview last Friday (17/11). The initiative is shown through Digilib Infrastructure which is divided into three main areas; the social zone, the quiet zone, and the silent zone.

The social zone adopts the concept of the cafe located in the first floor of Fisipol Mandiri Building, known as the DIGILIB Café. In it, you can find a meeting room, cafe, as well as a performance stage. In the level directly above the cafe, you can find a quiet zone which includes a green screen studio, a discussion room, mini cinema, and a sports center. Then, on the third floor there is the silent zone which includes four discussion rooms as well as 24 iMacs that can be used by reserving beforehand. Every part of the library is equipped with strong wifi and stop contacts that are designed to look fresh so as to not make the students feel bored.  read more

Allan Porajow, the Fisipol UGM Student Who Represented UNICEF Indonesia in a Conference in New York

Yogyakarta, 27 Agustus 2022—Agustinus Allan Porajow, a student in the Department of Politics and Government of Fisipol UGM, has many achievements in the business plan and innovation area. The title of the best speaker and best team was given to Allan and his team in the business plan and studentpreneur competition held by CIMB Semarang Bank, UGM’s Faculty of Economics and Business, and the Tanoto Foundation.

The business program plan by Allan and team is focused on social business and sustainable education. In the WeAble-Sustainable Work for All IDEAS Indonesia Studentpreneur 2022 event, he managed to create a startup that teaches and gives skill certification for disable people, especially people who are deaf. “Being deaf is actually not a weakness, but a different culture of communication. The difference is that we talk with voices, while they communicate with sign languages,” Allan said. He said that the competitions he joined have given him a lot of lessons and perspective to better himself. read more