Student News – Friday (26/05/2023); Jennie Nabilah, a student of UIN Sunan Ampel (UINSA) Surabaya successfully passed the Student Exchange in Thailand and Malaysia held by the Youth Empowerment Center of Indonesia (YECI) on May 20-25, 2023.
The Mathematics Education Study Program student from the Faculty of Tarbiyah and Keguruan (FTK) UINSA Surabaya has conducted Student Exchange with other students from various campuses in Indonesia. “There are students from Muhammadiyah Purwokerto University, Gadjah Mada University, IPB Business School, and many more,” she said.
The student exchange organized by YECI did not only visit places in the two countries. However, the delegation also implemented the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) program.
The student, who is currently in the 4th semester, along with other delegates also carried out community service activities at a Thai school, Islam Burapha Wittaya School. The community service was carried out by teaching Arabic, English, Mathematics, and other interesting games.
Not only doing community service in Thailand, this student from Pasuruan also presented the idea of ‘Quality Education’ at Princess of Naradhiwas University, Thailand. Through her presentation, she emphasized the urgency of improving numeracy literacy skills in Indonesia and in other countries.
Not only at one university, she also had the opportunity to present her ideas at Malaysia’s best university, Universiti Malaya. The existence of this activity opened up opportunities to discuss with the Doctor and Dean of the Faculty of Education of Universiti Malaya. “I am very grateful that this opportunity can open new relationships and knowledge for me. I can meet great people and gain new knowledge,” she said.
In addition to community service and mini-conferences at two universities. The program also included a visit and discussion with Suargana Pringganu, Head of the Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia (KRI) Songkhla. “There we discussed the issues that we had written in our essays during the selection process for this program,” she explained.
“I advise other friends to continue to dare to explore the world, break through opportunities, and do not limit yourself. I think nothing is impossible and UINSA will also help facilitate the dreams of its students,” she concluded.