Thursday, (22/7) as many as 68 Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia (UTI) students were declared to have passed the selection of the Independent Student Exchange Program (Pertukaran Mahasiswa Merdeka-PMM) from the Merdeka Learning Program, Merdeka Campus, Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia. They were declared to have passed after going through various stages of selection, from file selection to diversity surveys. Meanwhile, the students who pass will have the opportunity to study for one semester at various universities outside Sumatra. They can choose courses outside their original study program, and it is hoped that this can add insight and skills to students, especially in facing future challenges. While participating in the program, students will also receive various facilities such as accommodation fees to and from, housing, pocket money, and UKT discounts.
Students who pass the PMM selection come from various study programs at the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia. They are Adinda Putri Anggraeni, Renita Verayani, Agrananto Ghozanfar, Whisnu Maharaja Kusuma, Vina Qurrota Akyuningrum, Cici Nurita Kumala Sari, Erani Putri Chaniago, Anggy Rahayu Larasati, Sintia Karolin, Mutia Khairunnisa Paringja, Vishnu Yudiantoro, Adis Oktauliya, Riska karnesya, Devi Ratnawati, Poppy Cecilia Purba, Fabian Raza Lampa, Adi Putra Mandia, Rindi Nur Octavia, Djalu Bintang Putra, Nabila Arra Putriani, Finka Fanisabilla Juniko, Sindi Nursella, Fahreza Aditya Aryatama, Muhammad Tegar Tirta Laksana, Rangga Pranata, Pandu Prima Sanjaya, Roland Sitorus, Ardhany Esa Ramadhan, Oni Azalia, Mazda Karima Soly, Evy Yulianti, Aliya Rahmawati, Muhammad Farhan, Kurnia Ramadhan, Nadilla Dwi Kusuma Febiyani, Riski Putra Pratama, Taqwin Novansah, Virghayanti Indah Pratiwi, Arya Afrendha, Tiara Nada Advisha Nurhidayah, Faza Syah Patwa, Irdan Roso Widayat Putra, Ema Oktariani, Riska Yolanda Putri, Rulyansyah Permata Putra, Muh Wichi Adventa, Irsa Zuarsa, Feby Amanda, F Itria Maharani, Adam Suhandi, Mutiara Bulan Maharani, Eka Putri Adamansyah, Yuni Tri Lestari, Bagas Maulana, Nyoman Gita Gayatri, Ananda Asmoro Dewa, Bagas Setiawan, Lyla Putri Deviana, Degi Reyval Febrian, Wahyudhi Akbar Sugeha, Risky Tira Noviansyah, M Hsib Asaidi, Adelia Altasia, Sandy Yudha, Fajar Saputra, Adelia Ayu Larasati, and Selvi Dwi Rahmawati. Students will go to their destination universities starting September 2022 and follow the program until January 2023.
The PMM program is a forum for exploring experiences for students. In addition to having the opportunity to study at universities outside the island of origin, students are also allowed to take lessons in the Nusantara Module. The Nusantara Module Program is a lecture package that provides a comprehensive understanding of diversity, national insight, and love for the homeland. In the Nusantara Module, several activities include; diversity, inspiration, reflection, and social contribution.
Diversity activities will invite students to get to know the values of diversity that exist in various regions in Indonesia. Students can exchange experiences and cultures from their respective regions. Inspiration activities are activities that will invite students to meet local inspirational figures in the area where the destination university is located. The figures who can come from various professions and experiences are expected to share their enthusiasm with PMM students. Reflection activities will invite students to reflect on the values they have learned during PMM. Reflection activities can be in the form of writing a travel journal and so on. Meanwhile, in social contribution activities, students will also be invited to get to know and contribute to the environment where the destination university is located.
For the acceptance of 68 UTI students, M. Ghufroni An’ars as the Outbound Program Coordinator of the PMM Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia expressed his gratitude and gratitude to all UTI students who have worked hard to take part in the selection stage, to the entire PMM team of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, as well as to the Rector of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia, Dr. H.M. Nasrullah Yusuf, S.E., M.B.A. for their support in implementing this program.
“The number of UTI students accepted into PMM this year has increased compared to the previous year. Hopefully, this year’s PMM students can add insight and experience of diversity at the destination university, and return home with inspiration to participate in increasing the achievements of the Universitas Teknokrat Indonesia in the global arena.” Ghufron said.