28 Mar

Press Release BOOMING 2018 “LO : Chains of Organization”

Author: Arif Tirta Alviana

21st March 2018, Human Resources Development of IFSA LC UGM held Bonding and Development Meeting (BOOMING) with “LO: Chains of Organization” as the theme. As we know that in this kind of time, Liaison Officer is needed in most of events and need some skills that support for being Liaison Officer. The goals of this BOOMING is to increase the knowledge of members of IFSA LC UGM about Liaison Officer (LO), and to develop skills members of IFSA LC UGM of being an LO. The event was handled by the master of ceremony, Ikhsan Fiqra. Almost all members of the commission had attended this event. Read More

16 Mar

Press Release: English Club “Speak Up Your Mind”

Author: Dhimas Khairuman

Faculty of Forestry UGM, March 9th 2018 — The ability of expressing opinion in other language is important, especially for college students. The ability to communicate a message, sell an idea, or paint a vision is a critical skill for students who wants to create an impact to the world. Using inappropriate words in expressing opinion can cause misunderstanding and misperceptions to audience. Therefore, we need a training to improve our skills and capabilities on expressing opinion, especially in English.

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10 Mar

Press Release “Class of IFSA: Secretarial and Treasury”

Author: Putu Nuansa Putri Savita Uttari

Every organization has their own regulation, especially for secretarial and treasury regulations that applied. After holding I-Square in Kaliurang, IFSA LC UGM held Class of IFSA with theme “Secretarial and Treasury”. This project aimed to introduce and explain the role of secretarial and treasury regulation for new members of IFSA LC UGM. Held on 2nd March 2018 in Faculty of Forestry UGM, Class of IFSA was successfully held and attended by IFSA LC UGM members. There were two speakers for this project and they presented the materials by using Powerpoint presentation. And at the end of this session, there was Q&A session.


The first speaker was Serena Pynta Phenomenon as secretary of IFSA LC UGM 2018. Serena explained proofread mechanism for all documents. Every document of IFSA LC UGM such as: proposal, report, letter, poster, and others are obligated to get approval from Head of Commission and Direction. It will help the members to correct the content and typographical errors However, proofread mechanism has limited time, maximum 2 weeks before the documents will be used. After that, she also showed the format document of proposal, project report, and fundraising for both internal and external of IFSA LC UGM. At this year, Serena also announced updating contents of IFSA Locker to help and remind every member about the format and content for every documents as the standard of IFSA LC UGM. Though it was complicated enough, but this is the way for making documents with a good quality. “Keep struggling”, Serena said.

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02 Mar

Press Release: 1st Wall Magazine “IFSA LC UGM 2018: Forest and People”

Author: Arifah Hidayati

Hello, peeps!

Finally IFSA Local Committee Universitas Gadjah Mada (IFSA LC UGM) is coming with another wall magazine, titled “IFSA LC UGM 2018: Forest and People”. This time, we would like to announce our newest member of Board as well as the commissioners of IFSA LC UGM. The board is consists of Directions and Head of each commissions or simply called HoC. The Directions are President (Jefri, Forest Management ’15), Vice President (Dini, Forest Resource Conservation ‘15), Secretary (Serena, Forest Management ’14) and Treasurer (Esa, Forest Management ’16). Meanwhile the Head of each commissions are: Syarifah (Forest Resource Conservation ’16) for Human Resources Development Commission, Arifah (Silviculture ’16) for Media Commissions, Almas (Silviculture ’16) for Forestry Education Commission, and Khaerani (Silviculture ’16) for Language Commission. The members of IFSA LC UGM Board 2018 were selected at the General Assembly which was held on December 2017. Read More

25 Feb

Press Release I-SQUARE: Ceremonial to Welcoming the New Member of IFSA LC UGM

Author: Farah Dini Rachmawati

IFSA LC UGM held IFSA Initiation (I2= I-Square) in Putra Jaya Villa, Kaliurang, Sleman on February 16th– 18th, 2018. I-Square is an event to inaugurate IFSA LC UGM new members. Candidate members were given materials all about IFSA. Furthermore, this event also gave a chance for them to get closer to each other.

In the material session, the candidate members got some information and knowledge about IFSA, IFSA LC UGM, and delegation. This session encouraged candidate members to be more active, not only hearing the explanation from the speakers but also time for asking question session available for them. There were session for them to discuss about some topics and they were expected to present he result of their discussion. Hopefully, they will not only know about IFSA and its process, but they also got the chance to improve their ability of thinking critically and to encourage themself to speak up.

Manito Time! It was a highly anticipated session by the participants. Before they attended this event, participants were obligated to bring manito for their secret friend. This session started by mentioning someone’s name randomly and they gave manito to their secret friend. When the manito delivered properly, someone who received it must read the message that was written by the sender. There were lots of fun when the message was being read, it warms the atmosphere.

Beside manito time, there was also fun outbond activities that also had a goal to make participants getting closer to each other. I-Square closed with the ceremonial process to inaugurate candidate members as official member of IFSA LC UGM. See you in I-Square 2019!