UNAIR NEWS – Series of Viva Outer Division (VOD) 2016 events as special campus orientation of PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi ended on Sunday, September 18. VOD 2016 was held every Saturday since September 3. There were 200 freshmen of PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi participating in the event held by Department of Domestic Affairs, the Family of PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi students. It was held around the campus of PDD UNAIR in Bayuwangi.
According to the Head of the organizing committee, Ta’arrufi Asmaul Khusnah, aged 20, this event was aimed to introduce campus life, to show the bureaucracy flow in campus and introduce various student organizations or community of interests and talents in PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi to the freshmen.
“Besides, it was aimed to strengthen ties among the students, to introduce potentials of Banyuwangi, explaine the communication ethics to the academician also to understand the value of Excellence with Morality which is expected to shape the soft skill and hard skill of students in order to support their study,” said Ta’arrufi, a student of Public Health program 2014.
As we all know, Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) has been the origin of some leading universities in Indonesia such as Universitas Udayana Bali, Universitas Negeri Malang in Malang, and UNAIR was trusted to start a new university in the east end of Java Island in Banyuwangi Regency.
For the last three years UNAIR was trusted by Dikti and Banyuwangi government to manage beyond domicile education (PDD) in Banyuwangi. This September too, PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi has officially received the third generation of students. They will learn same as other students in UNAIR Surabaya.
According to Bintang, PDD UNAIR Banyuwangi freshman 2016, even though the location was quite far with the main campus in Surabaya, but UNAIR is instilled to the students including the dissemination of excellent with morality summarized in Viva Outer Division (VOD) 2016.
”VOD as the special orientation activity was very good, it was also to train more cadres from the freshmen,” said Bintang
Author: Siti Mufaidah
Editor: Bambang Bes