November 18 2017, by Scha

 

Today outing program  is about gathering  all international students at Desa Wisata Tambi, Bantul, Yogyakarta. This event was followed by 25 international students across the world and 5 staffs of Institute of Cooperation and International Affairs, UMY.   This program was conducted to give new opportunity to become acquainted among international student and to learn more about culture and heritage of Indonesia.


The program was started with the fun team building in purpose to enhance the togetherness and kinship. Continued with the fun activities such paddy planting, ducks catching, riding buffalo. After lunch break, the activities continued with wooden mask batik canting.   All were eager to play and taking pictures. After that, we had sharing session lead by one of the staff from Institute of Cooperation and International Affairs, Andi Agus Salim . During that session, Mr  Agus explained about visa extension and  passport problems in front all of them.

Moreover, one of the international student Yasmeera  from Philippines testified, “Fun outing filled with adventure. I didn’t know what to expect but the result was amazing. I’m still reminiscing about the marvelous moments, wouldn’t mind doing it over and over again. Thank you for international office. Love UMY, you are the best!”. Through this event, the students get to know more about each other, they share, chat, doing activities and happy together.