UNAIR NEWS – National Final Exam (UAN) for senior high school students has just been finished. Some of the students are expecting the results for SNMPTN which will be announced on next April 26. While they are waiting for the announcement, there are many students of Class XII taking preparation class of State University Joint Entrance Test (SBMPTN). But not all students have access to SBMPTN preparation especially for the poor students. To facilitate them, Universitas Airlangga through Institute of Community Service, Education, Training and Development (LP4M) providing guidance to orphans affiliated in Surabaya Islamic Orphanages’ Partnership Board (BKPAIS).
The SBMPTN guidance is opened by a motivating speech in the main hall of LP4M UNAIR on Sunday, April 16. Head of LP4M UNAIR Prof. Dr. H. Jusuf Irianto, Drs., M.Com., in his address said that the activity held was a way to motivate the participants to dream big for their academic life.
“With this event, they shouldn’t stop their studies and take the wrong path,” he stated.
Jusuf also added that this event is the proof that UNAIR can be close to the community.
“We want to expand academic culture and hopefully this event can go on and provide positive impacts,” said Jusuf.
As a motivator in the event was the Head of Institute of Educational Assessment and Development (LP3) Prof. Djoko Agus Purwanto, Apt., M.Si.. He motivated them on how to pick a major and how to learn effectively. Moreover, Joko also said that even they are orphans they deserve to get opportunity to study in great university like UNAIR.
“Remember, we all have rights to get into UNAIR. If you learn for it, don’t learn by yourself. Who will improve the life around you? You yourselves. The you have to study seriously,” he said.
Joko also advised dozens of participants attending to choose the students which support the professions. It is expected to support the future achievements and career. Joko also emphasized to choose by themselves.
“Don’t follow your friends. Don’t be like that. You can do it by yourself, one way to change your fate is by studying,” he said.
Author: Nuri Hermawan