After hibernating with almost no major event, last Friday and Saturday International Office Untirta successfully held an event named Workshop on Summer Camp for Faculty and its Department in Untirta. As its topic, the event focusses on the workhop on how to create Summer Camp program in every faculty. It was attended by Vice Rector IV – Prof. Dr. Ir. Kartina, AM., MP, Head or Representatives of Department and Units in Untirta, and Head of International Office, Dr. Syafrizal, M.Pd. It was officially opened by Prof. Dr. Ir. Kartina who represented Rector of Untirta.
The event presented two valuable speakers for the audiences. They were Wadyo, M.Pd (Secretary of Tourism Department at Banten Province) and Dra. Yogi Widyawati, M. Hum (Head of Human Resources Department of State Polytechnic Jakarta– previously she was Head of International Office). The purpose of presenting the representative from Tourism Department is to give an overview of potential tourism in Banten which still open to explore. Meanwhile, presenting Dra. Yogi Widyawati, M. Hum is to share and brainstorm the idea and concept of Summer Camp. She had succeeded in attracting International Students to study at PNJ and organizing events related to Summer Camp.
Audiences enthusiastically paid attention to the speakers’ presentation. Mr. Wadyo, M.Pd began the event in the evening. He showed everyone in hall room of Nuansa Bali, Anyer a potential tourism places and objects. Also, he showed a real fact about tourism in Banten. His presentation triggered audiences’ curiosity to know more about it through raising questions and sharing knowledge and experience. Ms. Yogi, on the other hand, expressed her idea in the next morning. She showed everyone things she did when she ruled as the head of IO in PNJ. Also, she gave some tips and inspiring solution on how to organize a summer camp. Most importantly, she shared on how to convince International Students to study in Indonesia. At the end of her session, students were asked to work in groups to discuss summer camp that they had made. Then, they must present the program they had discussed earlier. One of the best program is the establishment of “Baduy Science Center”.
Eventually, this event was closed by head of International Office Untirta and followed by some photo sessions.