Located at Prince of Songkla University (PSU) Convention Center, 17th-18th August 2016. Universitas Ahmad Dahlan (UAD) and other Muhammadiyah Higher Educations participated in 20th PSU Higher Education Fair.
Through this Education Fair, Ida Puspita,M.A.Res. (Head of International Office Affairs of UAD) and Gibrana Maryam Hagaspa,S.S. introduced UAD to thousands of visitors. Most of the visitors are senior high school students who have plans to study in Indonesia. They come from Pattani, Yala and Songkhla. They eagerly visited UAD’s booth. Alumni of UAD Mus’ab Raiyana, Putik Arum Sari, and Angga Palsewa Putra warmly told them Why they should choose UAD as the best place to study. Further, they kindly explained how to live in Indonesia especially Yogyakarta.
Moreover, some students of UAD who have been conducting Community Services Program (KKN) in some of UAD’s partner school in Thailand visited UAD’s booth, they wore Indonesian traditional costumes such as batik and blangkon. The visitors were cheered up by their costumes.
In the second day, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chusak Limsakul (President of PSU) friendly visited all of Muhammadiyah Higher Edcucation booths. He warmly discussed with Ida Puspita in UAD’s booth. UAD and PSU have been cooperating quite long and actively doing many activities such lecturers exchange, internship program, joint seminar, etc.
After Participating in 20th PSU Higher Education Fair, representative of UAD, some representative of Muhammadiyah Higher Educations and Prof. Lincolin Arsyad, Ph.D. (The head of the strategy of higher education development of Directorate of Higher Education of Muhammadiyah Central Assembly) were warmly welcomed by Triyogo Jatmiko (Consulate of The Republic of Indonesia in Songkhla, Thailand). Further, they had dinner together at Maroc denest Restaurant, Thailand. In this opportunity, some speakers presented “Muslim in southern border of Thailand and their chances to study in Indonesia”.