Approximately 100 students from 45 UGM student activity units were sworn in as caretakers during the period of 2012. The inauguration is conducted by the UGM Director of Student Affairs, Drs. Haryanto, M.Sc., Thursday (26/1) in the Auditorium of the Faculty of Biology. There was also the inauguration of new student committee at UGM Post Graduate Student Association (HMP).
The committee inauguration in UGM is based on Rector Decree No. 07/Dir.Mawa/SK/APK/2012 dated January 24, 2012. While the inauguration of HMP Student committee refers to the Rector Decree No. 111/Dir.Mawa/SK/APK/2012, dated January 25, 2012.
Haryanto mentioned this inauguration is expected to further facilitate the activities organized by the student units because it has a clear inauguration decree. He also requested all members to keep prioritizing their studies. "Student Activity Units are an integral part of UGM and an extension of the university in shaping the character as well as soft skill of students. To join organization is indeed necessary, but the study remains a top priority. Do not let yourself getting carried to study only in these units, mintain the balance, good GPA as well as good in the organization," he expressed his hope.
On the occasion, Haryanto also requested the new committee to maintain the good name of the UGM. "For the new committee, congratulations, and hopefully you will be able to make more achievements for UGM," said Haryanto.
After the inauguration, the new committees are given training in public relations and protocol. In addition, guidance regarding filing procedures for activities permits and funding proposals were provided.