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Administrative Briefing for Accreditation Process and Quality Assurance

Poka, 28 March 2016 – The development of a new paradigm that is triggered by the rapid technological advances and the increased competition has urged a university to prioritized a sustainable quality improvement. This priority must be maintained and optimized to achieve the condition where quality has become a culture of life of civitas academica of Unpatti.

Representing the rector, the First Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Dr. R. Uluputty accompanied by Ir. Wem Talakua, M.P. (secretary of quality assurance office of Unpatti) welcomed the team of reviewers chaired by Prof. Dr. Tirza Hanum, M.S. (professor in agricultural technology science of Lampung University) and other members of the team, Dr. M. Manongar representing the Directorate of Quality Assurance of DIKTI and Dr. Muh. Seloh (reviewer). The team has visited Unpatti to present an administrative briefing regarding accreditation process and quality assurance in a university.

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In the opening ceremony of the event, Dr. R. Uluputty elaborated that this activity is very important one and it has been proved to provide benefits for the targeted university. This briefing is needed in relation to the preparation of accreditation processes that would be carried out to increase the accreditation level of 11 study programs in Unpatti.

The First Vice Rector added that both the new elected rector and the previous one and all staffs have given full attention toward academic works especially in increasing the accreditation level of study programs in Unpatti. He reminded that the new elected rector has constantly focused on the efforts and obligations to improve the academic quality in Unpatti. He added “If the National Standard for Universities has been implemented and used accordingly then it would improve the quality and competitiveness power of Unpatti”.

In closing his speech, Dr. R. Uluputty hoped that at the end of the event, the participants which consists of head study programs and the supporting teams for undergraduate and postgraduate programs could better perform the administrative tasks needed in the accreditation process. This is to ensure chances to achieve the optimum results or scores. This effort must be supported by and have the commitment from the top-level management apart from the supports of standardized academic infrastructures available at Unpatti, in other to achieve the targets.

In supporting the effort to accelerate the achievement of quality culture, the Directorate General of Belmawa of DIKTI via Quality Assurance Directorate through the presenter/reviewer, Prof. Dr. Tirza Hanum, Dr. Manongar and Dr. Muh. Seloh would carry out 2-days briefing (28-29 March) for heads of the study programs and the member of accreditation administrative support team at Unpatti. This would help the participants to do problems solving mapping in accreditation process in order to follow the requirements of Standards 1 – 7. This briefing event is administered by the Internal Quality Assurance Office of Unpatti.

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Briefing of SNMPTN-SBMPTN 2016 Registration in Aru Islands District

Rector, Prof. Dr. M. J. Sapteno, SH.M.Hum and the head of Bureau for Administration, Academics & Students Affairs, Planning & Information Systems of Universitas Pattimura (Biro AAKPSI), drs. J. Ririhena had carried out a briefing regarding the national selection for the public university intake selection (SNMPTN-SBMPTN) 2016 in the district of Aru Islands. The briefing was held from 8 – 9 March 2016. The participants are the final year of high school students (third-year) of Dobo city. There were approximately 300 students attended the event. The students are from SMA Negeri I, SMA Negeri II, SMK I and SMA Yos Sudarso.

Briefing SNMPTN 2016Rector,  M.J. Sapteno (center) presented the SNMPTN-SBMPTN 2016 briefing in Aru Islands district

The students were enthusiastic toward the event which was held in a cooperation between Universitas Pattimura and the district government of Aru Islands. The briefing was aimed to open better chance to the third year students of high schools in Aru Island to register themselves to be the participants of SNMPTN-SBMPTN 2016.

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The registration process of SNMPTN -SBMPTN 2016 is carried out on-line throughout Indonesia. It means that one of the important factors which must be given attention is the availability of information and communication systems infrastructure in the form of internet connectivity, which would be used by the students and the headmasters of high schools. The district government of Aru Islands hoped that Universitas Pattimura via its rector could help in the process hence there would be no problems encountered that could hinder the registration process of students from Aru Islands who want to participate in SNMPTN-SBMPTN 2016.

In the briefing, Rector and the head of Biro AAKPSI of Universitas Pattimura were accompanied by the head of Education, Cultural, Youth and Sport Service (DIKBUDPORA) of Aru Islands Disctrict, J. Apalem, S.AP, and it was also attended by the staffs of DIKBUDPORA and the headmasters and Information Systems teachers of high schools in Dobo city.

Rector and the head of Biro AAKPSI Universitas Pattimura and the head of DIKBUDPORA of Aru Islands expected that with the carried out of the briefing then the headmasters of the high schools, the information systems teachers and the students of Aru Island district would have equal chance as for the others third-year high schools students in Indonesia to enter the selection process of SNMPTN-SBMPTN 2016, and would gain successful entry to their chosen public universities.