Farewell of UiTM Students and Evaluation of Inbound Mobility Activities for Foreign Students at the University of Jember

After 4 months of participating in Inbound Mobility in Biology at FMIPA UNEJ, students from the Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology at Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Malaysia took part in a farewell event and activity evaluation (28/12). The event was held by LPMPP UNEJ in the 3rd floor hall of the Mas Soerachman Building. Present were the Secretary of LPMPP, Head of the International Office, Dean of FMIPA, and Vice Dean I of FMIPA, accompanied by the Head of the Biology Study Program and supervisor. There are also other foreign students who take part in the Inbound Mobility program. On this occasion, typical Malaysian nasi lemak created by Malaysian students was served. While in Jember, they attended several lectures and work practices.

They have completed practical work at the Pusat Penelitian Kopi dan Kakao Indonesia and PT. Mitra Tani 27 Jember. Nurul Alya bint Hamdan, Wan Nur Hafizah bint Wan Mohamad Nor, Muhamad Zarul Ikhwan bin Roslan from the Agribusiness Program, and Siti Hajar Natashah bint Samsudin from the Plant Biotechnology Program also attended lectures at the Biology Department, FMIPA UNEJ. And was visited by the Dean of the Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology (FPA), UiTM Malaysia Prof. Ts. Dr. Azhan Hashim @ Ismail, and Head of Center of Studies Dr. Zaiton Sapak last mid-November.

While at UNEJ, they were also accompanied by students from FMIPA. They are invited to learn about life around campus as well as life in the area where they practice work. “Our language immediately adapts because we are the same language, and the same goes for the food here, which is almost as salty and a little spicy,” said one Malaysian student. He explained that there were many benefits to the knowledge gained during practical work because it was directly related to the discipline being studied.

Head of the Biology Study Program, Dr. Retno Wimbaningrum, M.Si., also gave a speech and chatted with the four students about their impressions during Inbound Mobility at UNEJ. For your information, the University of Jember, through FMIPA, also sends its students to the Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology, Technology University MARA Malaysia. They come from 4 departments at FMIPA, namely Prima Harmadi from the Biology Department, Muhammad Ricy Romadhan from the Chemistry Department, Vanesya Damayanti from the Biology Department, and Jasmine Syafiyyah Annisa from the Mathematics Department.