Unisa Sent 711 Students For Community Service, The Rector Has Four Highlights

The slogan “Community Service brings benefits in closer presence ” becomes an encouraging spirit for the students who follow the Community Service (KKN). That was a statement from the Rector of Universitas ‘Aisyiyah (UNISA) Yogyakarta when delivering her remarks on sending the students off to the 2022 Regular and International Community Service Program. Seven hundred and eleven students attended the procession on Unisa Yogyakarta campus, Thursday (18/08).

Community Service becomes an academic activity and community service in every university. This year, the Research and Community Service Institute (LPPM) of Unisa Yogyakarta raised the theme “Post-Pandemic Recovery: Brings Benefits in Closer Presence”.

The Rector of Unisa Yogyakarta, Warsiti, prompted all students to demonstrate actual works in the communities. She highlighted that they should provide benefits for others.

Afterward, Warsiti also mentioned four main highlights, including implementing the Progressive Islam values and representing noble characters (akhlaqul karimah) to be good role models in the communities. Moreover, the students were expected to be smart in using social media and implementing interprofessional education (IPE) by multi-discipline collaboration.

Fayakun Nur Rohmah, S.ST, MPH, the Coordinator of Community Service Division, LPPM explained that KKN 2022 comprises two types, regular and international. “In organizing regular KKN, Unisa collaborates with four regencies/cities in the Special Region of Yogyakarta: Sleman, Bantul, Kulon Progo, and Yogyakarta City, also, several Muhammadiyah and ‘Aisyiyah Local and Branch Board. Meanwhile, for the International KKN, Unisa collaborated with Muhammadiyah Council for Higher Education, Research, and Development (CHERD),” she said. Seven hundred and eight students follow the regular KKN, while the other three students follow the International KKN in Malaysia.

Unisa Sent 711 Students For Community Service, The Rector Has Four Highlights

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