TUK Pertanian Biologi FMIPA University of Jember in 2022

Tempat Ujian Kompetensi (TUK) Department of Biology, FMIPA, Jember University again held technical guidance on tissue culture and level II tissue culture competency test for lecturers and students of Biology Education FKIP UNEJ. Bimtek this time was also attended by students of the Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember. The level II tissue culture technical guidance activity began with the provision of material by the facilitator in front of a number of 128 candidates for tissue culture technical competency test level II on 7-8 January 2022 ago. “The activity is divided into two groups, each group consists of 60 and 68 students,” explained Purwatiningsih as Chair of the TUK Pertanian, Department of Biology, FMIPA UNEJ. At the preparatory stage, coordination has been carried out with the candidate for asesion. From the meeting, it was known that almost all of the assession candidates had never had direct practice of tissue culture courses. “Therefore, technical guidance activities are carried out to equip asessi candidates in facing the competency test,” he said. The technical guidance activity was carried out for 2 days, starting with an explanation of how to fill in the administrative documents that must be filled out by the candidate for assessment. Each assessment must prepare documents which include a photocopy of the latest diploma, photocopy of ID card, and also 3 pieces of 3×4 photographs for the purpose of making a competency test certificate. To note, TUK Pertanian Department of Biology FMIPA UNEJ has been verified by the Professional Certification Institute or National Agricultural LSP. And in 2021, which has also carried out technical guidance for the Faculty of Technobiology, University of Surabaya which is in online implementation. Continue reading


TUK Pertanian Biologi FMIPA University of Jember in 2021

Uji Kompetensi Kultur Jaringan Level II held on November 13-14 2021 at the Faculty of Biology, University of Surabaya. To prepare for the competency test, technical guidance on tissue culture was held for 44 lecturers and students of the Faculty of Technobiology, University of Surabaya on November 6, 2021, which was held by Tempat Ujian Kompetensi (TUK) Department of Biology, FMIPA, University of Jember. Considering that it is still in the pandemic period, technical guidance is carried out online with the resource person Purwatiningsih who is also the Head of TUK and Mukhamad Su’udi who is a lecturer in plant biotechnology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember. On the occasion the technical guidance was given training on tissue culture referring to SKKNI as a competent operator in the field of tissue culture. “In collaboration with the National Agricultural LSP, TUK Biologi Pertanian FMIPA UNEJ held a competency test with assessors from certified practitioners and academics,” said Purwatiningsih. The Stages of Uji Kompetensi Kultur Jaringan Level II begins with an application for certification, self-assessment, written test, oral test and finally a demo test. Purwatiningsih who also conveyed that the TUK of Agriculture Department of Biology has been verified by tLembaga Sertifikasi Profesi or LSP Pertanian Nasional. Furthermore, it is said that the existence of global competition poses several challenges including the increasing need for qualified and productive workers, the demand for Standar Kompetensi Kerja Nasional Indonesia (SKKNI). tandar Kompetensi Kerja as a reference for drafting training education programs and work competency certifications. Continue reading


FMIPA UNEJ Cooperation Agreement with Badan Pusat Statistik of Jember Regency

In an effort to increase the competence of higher education graduates through MBKM Internship Program, FMIPA University of Jember entered into a Cooperation Agreement with the Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS) of Jember Regency in the Meeting Room of FMIPA Dean (14/1). “This PKS aims to harmonize the joint program of activities in an effort to improve the knowledge, skills and competencies of FMIPA students at the University of Jember in Internship activities/student work practices, especially MBKM in the BPS district of Jember” Dean of FMIPA UNEJ, Drs. Achmad Sjaifullah, M.Sc., Ph.D. It was further stated that the beginning of this collaboration was from the visit of Head of the Mathematics Department, Dr. Kiswara Agung Santoso, S.Si., M.Kom. to BPS’s office. “Following up on the visit of the Head of the Mathematics Department, we have prepared a cooperation agreement to establish collaboration between FMIPA and BPS Jember,” he said. On that occasion, Ir. Arif Joko Sutejo, MM. The Head of BPS gave appreciation to FMIPA who immediately followed up on the BPS cooperation offer. “BPS wants to collaborate with academics, as well as to introduce statistical literacy to the wider community. BPS is also concerned with developing sectoral statistics in order to improve statistical quality through coaching and with FMIPA one of them,” explained Arif. It was also conveyed the desire of BPS Jember Regency to establish a Statistical Corner within the University with the aim of conveying all information on statistics, especially BPS. On this occasion were attended by Vice Dean I and III of FMIPA UNEJ, the Head of the Mathematics Department and several expert staff from BPS. Continue reading


Three Biology Students Complete MBKM Internship Program at Purwodadi Botanic Garden

Agustin Dinda Prameswary, Jocelin Andiana, and M. Afriyanto students of the Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember angkatan 2019 completed the Independent Learning Partnership Internship Program Merdeka Belajar Kampus Merdeka (MBKM) for 6 months at the Plant Conservation Center of Purwodadi Botanic Garden. “They have participated in an internship program which is based on a cooperation agreement, all of which have been prepared by the study program and faculty,” explained Vice Dean I of FMIPA UNEJ Drs. Siswoyo, M.Sc., Ph.D. It was further stated that the MBKM Partnership Internship Program is equivalent to taking 20 credits. To note, the Purwodadi Botanical Gardens as one of the work units of Indonesian Science Institute (LIPI) previously offered the MBKM program in the form of a cooperation agreement. FMIPA UNEJ, which is concerned with the MBKM program, responded and stated it in a cooperation agreement with KR Purwodadi. The programs offered are Research Assistant and Biological Collection Curator. Interns will get mentoring facilities, co-working space, access to research facilities and plant collections and of course internet access. To note, FMIPA UNEJ in implementing MBKM has carried out several collaborations with agencies, state universities, and the private sector. Among them Pusat Sains dan Teknologi Akselerator (PSTA) BATAN, Pusat Penelitian Kopi dan Kakao Indonesia, RSD dr. Soebandi Jember, Bank Syariah Indonesia Jember Area, Lembaga Sertifikasi Profesi (LSP) as well as several state universities such as UNAIR, UNNES, UB, UIN Malang, UIN Jakarta, UNJA, and Udaya University Bali. “We facilitate our students to choose and take several BKP for MBKM program through a cooperation agreement,” said Siswoyo. Continue reading


Initial Coordination Meeting for 2022 FMIPA UNEJ: Improving Tri Dharma Perguruan Tinggi in Achieving IKU

“It is necessary to formulate so that the world of work can quickly absorb alumni, one of which is by making the institution known, such as participating in international accreditation. Besides that, it is also necessary to optimize the role of alumni, so that more alumni get decent jobs,” said Drs. Achmad Sjaifullah, M.Sc., Ph.D. Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember in the introduction to the Leadership Coordination Meeting within the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences with the theme of Improving Tri Dharma Perguruan Tinggi in Achieving IKU and technical services in the academic, general and financial fields as well as student affairs (10/1). In the coordination meeting held in the general lecture room of the Chemistry Department, the Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences hopes to seek international accreditation so that FMIPA can exist more. “Regarding the curriculum resume that has been submitted, we hope that the Department of Biology and Mathematics will continue with assistance from LP3M and involve the roles of UPM and GPM,” he hoped. Regarding Indikator Kinerja Utama (IKU), in terms of writing scientific articles, it is possible to achieve if they are designed properly, the number of research results will be more and more distributed by the community. In front of the Heads of undergraduate and master study programs participating in the coordination meeting, the Dean also said that GPA of FMIPA students was still below university’s GPA of 3.30. This requires an increase in learning instruments so that the achievement of the minimum score can increase without having to reduce quality. At the end of his speech, the Dean of FMIPA again touched on international accreditation to attract prospective master’s students. “It is necessary to strive for international accreditation so that it becomes the target of students, one of which is through the LPDP scholarship, so that the interest will be even higher,” he concluded. Continue reading


Get to know more about Study Program at Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Jember

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMIPA) of University of Jember has 4 Undergraduate Study Programs and 3 Masters Study Programs. Undergraduate Study Program in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Master’s Program in Mathematics, Physics and Biology. In the odd semester of the 2021/2022 academic year, FMIPA has 1654 active students spread across all study programs, both undergraduate and master’s degrees. All study programs are accredited B from BAN-PT, while undergraduate physics study programs are accredited A. ASIIN international accreditation is also being prepared, the Dean of FMIPA has invited all study programs to race to prepare. Learning facilities for students in each study program are very adequate, both classrooms and laboratories. This is to support the curriculum of the study program which also implements the government’s program of Merdeka Belajar Kampus Merdeka (MBKM). Students are given the opportunity to choose the Bentuk Kegiatan Pembelajaran (BKP) to expand the knowledge gained while accelerating their study period. FMIPA implements several BKP MBKM by putting them in the form of cooperation agreements with several state universities. institutions are also private. The achievements of study program students at FMIPA have penetrated national and international levels such as winning the Silver Medal at iWareBatik International Hackathon Event 2021. On the research side, all FMIPA study programs in 2021 have held international seminars. The agenda is a place to exchange research information for lecturers in study programs with national and international researchers. To accommodate it, it also has a SINTA accredited journal and of course the Kelompok Riset (KeRis) is the spearhead of the implementation of research which of course collaborates with students in it.. Continue reading