Last week, the official welcoming ceremony of seven students from Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college (JAHVC) was conducted in Asih Asah Asuh building. The fifth batch students of Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college (JAHVC) who join student exchange for one semester in horticulture production were officially welcomed by The Director of State Polytechnic of Jember, Dr. Ir. Nanang Dwi Wahyono, .M.M, accompanied by vice director of the academic affairs Ir. Abi Bakri, M.Si, vice director of the student affair Muh. Munih Dian Widianta SKom MT and Coordinator of collaboration affair Agung Wahyono SP, MSi, Ph.D.
Cao Shouchao, Ding Chuan, JiaJingru, JiangHewei, Wang Xianggang, Wang Yajiedan Yang Yang, the exchange students from Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college China, will study in State Polytechnic of Jember for one semester (22 credits for 9 courses). Here, they study Organic Agriculture, Plant Landscaping, Horticulture Processing Plant, Seed Technology, Medicinal Plant Cultivation, Agricultural Mechanism, Entrepreneurship, Modern Agricultural Technology and learning Indonesia Language and Culture.
The student exchange program between State Polytechnic of Jember and Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college (JAHVC) is now the fifth generation. The first batch of the exchange program, the student only studied animal science in State Polytechnic of Jember. The next batch students of this exchange program were given different chances: The Major of study has been extended, so they could study food science and horticulture production. In other words, the batch 5 students of JiangsuAgri-Animal husbandary College (JAHVC) is second generation who study horticulture production.
According to the head of collaboration affair, Dr.Ir Nantil Bambang Eko S, Msi, the Lecturing class for Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college (JAHVC ) had been started at September 25TH last week . “The lecturing class of student exchange program has been started last week, Bambang said. Moreover, the student exchange program of Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college (JAHVC) have the opportunity to join study tour and professional skill test in order to enhance their knowledge and skills in the supporting and technical implementation unit for plateau (UPT Dataran Tinggi) and horticulture garden in Lumajang, batu and Kediri.
Foreign students may have some difficulties in classes when they first arrived. Accordingly, State Polytechnic of Jember provides Indonesia Language and Culture subject for 12 meetings at the beginning of academic year. In addition, the Indonesia Language and Culture subject helps the foreign student especially Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college (JAHVC) to overcome their difficulties deals with their academic performance in lecturing process and interact with others in a new environment.
“hopefully, Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college ( JAHVC) students can follow optimally lecturing process and get a good knowledge to spread good things of Indonesia noble culture, especially jember when they are back home”, Nantil said
In different place, the Director of State Polytechnic of Jember, said that the collaboration between State Polytechnic of Jember and Jiangsu Agri- Animal Husbandry college (JAHVC) China is an accelerated step to achieve the vision of State Polytechnic of Jember as an Asia’s leading State Polytechnic in 2025. Moreover, Ir.Nanang Dwi Wahyono, M.M. said that the Ministry of Research,Technology and Higher Education supports State Polytechnic of Jember become world class university in 2020.
Further, Ir.Nanang Dwi Wahyono, M.M. explained that the vision of state polytechnic of jember has been supported not only by the achievement of state polytechnic of Jember which belongs to nfirst cluster of polytechnic institutes in Indonesia but also State Polytechnic of Jember got the revitalization of vocational higher education program. “alhamdulilah, State Polytechnic of Jember got the revitalization program and belongs to first cluster of polytechnic institutes in Indonesia. This is an accelerated step to achieve the vision of state polytechnic of Jember in 2025”, Nanang explained.