Along with the start of the number of foreign lecturers who teach at the University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, then UMY inaugurated Professor’s Guest House for the residence of the lecturer. The agenda was held at the North Unires Complex on Wednesday (01/03).
Rector of UMY, Dr. Ir. Gunawan Budiyanto, MP., Explained that the professor’s guest house will be used to facilitate visiting professors from other countries teaching at UMY. “This will be utilized by lecturers who not only do short visit, but also for long stay. Because yesterday we have tried to invite visiting professor from Maejo University and Kon Khaen University, but constrained by residential facilities, “said Gunawan.
Added by Vice Rector III of UMY affairs, Sri Atmaja P. Rosyidi, ST, M.Sc., Eng., Ph.D., PE, visiting professor to UMY has started to arrive. “Indeed, until now the system is still looking for their guest house or rent a house in some places. With this (professor’s guest house) of course these professors can move here, “said Sri.
Sri added, according to plan, UMY will soon invite some lecturers from several foreign universities. “Plans that have come to us there are from Korea, some are from China, Taiwan, some are from South Africa, and some other European countries. Just the time when usually waiting for the invite Prodi. Indeed the professor can not be full 1 year teaching here. There is such a professor Pattric who is a freelance professor. When there is a call outside then he will teach distance learning. It is a bit of a constraint for us to find a professor who is able to teach a full year at UMY, “said Sri.
In terms of building, Professor’s Guest House which has been built since August 25, 2016, has an area of 576 m2. Reported by Bagus Soebandono, S.T., M.Eng., Professor’s guest house building is a 2 storey building with 1 front office, 9 bedroom, 1 management room and 2 lobby rooms.
“The size of each room is 4.8m x 7.2m. Room facilities consist of a relaxing lounge equipped with back drop TV, dispenser, refrigerator, dining table and sofa, pantry, bedroom complete with 120x200cm single bed, dressing table, desk and study chair. Then there is the bathroom size 1.8 × 1.8 m complete with a sitting closet, hot and cold shower and sink. Electrical system with card switch. Air conditioning capacity 2 Pk and LED lighting. 1 internet network. Own development is carried out for 5 months at a cost of Rp 2.211.000.000, “explained Good. (dnsa)