UNAIR NEWS – There are many ways can be done by students to prepare for the important annual agenda which decides their future at college, Joint University Admission Selection (SBMPTN). The students can join a prep course intensively, training camps and also participate in try outs to prepare for the selection which is held in the end of May. UNAIR through its and Students Cooperative (Kopma) also held SBMPTN Try Out 2016, last Sunday, May 15.
The event held in Airlangga Convention Center (ACC) was attended by UNAIR Rector, Prof. Dr. Moh. Nasih, MT., Ak., with other high officials. In his speech, UNAIR Rector said that this try out is an UNAIR way through BEM to prepares the future students for SBMPTN.
“It is an important part of the learning process, BEM is here as best as they can to give benefits to public,” said Prof. Nasih in front of the try out participants.
There were at least 3000 participants from many regions in the try out. Prof. Nasih added that the try out was held to identify their academic and competitiveness capability, as students are admitted to university based on their own academic capability.
“Being admitted or not to a university is all decided by your own capability especially your academic ability,” said the professor from FEB UNAIR.
Agreed with the rector, Head of Try Out SBMPTN 2016 committee, Bayu Ari said that the test was a preparation for participants before the real test held spontaneously on May 31.
“Hopefully by participating in this try out, the participants can be admitted to the university the wished for. Scores are not important but at least we know how good our ability,” said the students of Faculty of Law.
The participants came from many regions in Indonesia, such as Jombang, Pekalongan or even Banjarmasin. Many students were pleased with the try out, in addition to see UNAIR closer, it can measure their academic abilities.
“I’m excited, because it can be used as a lesson for the real SBMPTN,” said Dila, one of the participants. (*)
Author : Dilan Salsabila
Editor : Nuri Hermawan