Public Relations Vocational Program of Undip Campus in Batang succeeded in graduating 3 students on time for 6 semesters. These three students are the first graduates of Public Relations Vocational Program of Undip Batang Campus, as well as the first 3 graduates of Study Programs under the auspices of the Outside Main Campus Study Program (Program Studi Diluar Kampus Utama / PSDKU). Diponegoro University has 6 Outside Main Campus Study Programs located in Batang district, Pekalongan district and Rembang district. The entire Outside Main Campuses are now occupying their new buildings.
The study programs which are under the auspices of Undip Outside Main Campus are Public Relations Vocational Program and Tax Administration Vocational Program at Batang Campus, Accounting Vocational Program and Urban and Regional Planning Vocational Program at Pekalongan Campus, as well as Management Vocational Program and Public Administration Undergraduate Program at Rembang Campus. One more study program, namely Agribusiness Undergraduate Study Program, will accept new students this year, located on Batang Campus. Agribusiness Undergraduate Program also has a field laboratory for agribusiness on Bandar, Batang Campus.
The three students of Public Relations Vocational Program of Batang Campus who successfully graduate on this Thursday (3/6) are Dina Hamida, Kholisatul Muna and Sriatun. All of them manage to answer all the exam questions asked by the examiners in online exam by using MS Teams, on Thursday (3/6).
Student of Public Relations Vocational Program of Batang Campus, Dina Hamida, submitted a Final Project entitled “Leadership Policy Related with Press Conference of Strategic and Superior Development Program of Batang Regency”. Kholisatul Muna submitted her Final Project with title “Protocol Management of Ceremonial Events Held by the Regent and Deputy Regent of Batang Regency”, while Sriatun’s Final Project entitled “Utilization of Social Media as a Public Communication Platform for Pemalang Regency”. The three of them graduated with an A grade.
In addition to completing the Final Projects and all courses in Public Relations Vocational Program, they have also successfully passed the Public Relations Competency Certificate Test issued by the National Professional Certification Agency (Badan Nasional Sertifikasi Profesi / BNSP) at the end of 2020. The Competency Test itself is carried out by the London School of Public Relations (LSPR) Professional Certification Agency at Batang Campus on last December. They have a certificate as Young PR professionals (Junior PR). On the professional certificate signed by the Head of LSPR Professional Certification Agency, Deddy Irwandy, M.Si, they are declared as Young PR professionals.
According to the Head of Public Relations Vocational Program, Dr. Adi Nugroho, M.Si, these three students are the first graduates of Public Relations Vocational Program at Undip Batang Campus, since its establishment three years ago. Public Relations Vocational Program at Undip Batang Campus itself now occupies a new campus in Bandar, Batang, which is equipped with all the main supporting facilities, such as free internet for students, libraries, laboratories and other supporting facilities. Students of PSDKU can also use the facilities in main campus, both at Undip Tembalang and Undip Pleburan campus in Semarang City.
Undip Rector, Prof. Dr. Yos Johan Utama, S.H., M.Hum. and Batang Regent, Dr. Wihaji, S.Ag, M.Pd are very concerned about encouraging the progress of PSDKU campuses, especially in Batang, as well as in Rembang and Pekalongan. The progress of construction of the new PSDKU Batang Campus is completed quickly in August and it can already be used for learning and educational administration in early 2021.
The study programs at PSDKU Campus, especially the Vocational Study Program in its academic management refers to the provisions of Undip Vocational School. Meanwhile for the management of Public Administration Undergraduate Study Program is in coordination with Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and Agribusiness Undergraduate Study Program of Faculty of Animal and Agricultural Sciences. Besides graduating students on time, Public Relations Vocational Program has also received a Decree for Fulfillment of Accreditation Ranking Requirements, which was issued by National Accreditation Board for Higher Education on April 20th 2021.
The Decree for Fulfillment of Accreditation Ranking Requirements has also been obtained by Accounting Vocational Program at Pekalongan campus, Management Vocational Program at Rembang Campus, and Tax Administration Vocational Program at Batang Campus. All Decrees are signed by the Director of the Executive Board of National Accreditation Board for Higher Education, T.Basarudin. The management of PSDKU Campuses are under an Management Agency of Outside Main Campus Study Program (Lembaga Pengelola Program Studi di Luar Kampus Utama / LPPSDKU) chaired by Dr. Redyanto Noor, M.Hum and its secretary is Dr Eng Munadi. The office is located in SA/MWA Building, Undip Tembalang Campus. (AN.)
Translated by: Titis (Public Relations)