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Determination of a Girl to Study Amidst Limited Economy

Limited economic condition did not diminish Febriyanti Siahaan’s dream of studying at university. But her parents had to tell her to postpone her dreams and advised her to find a job instead after she passed high school. Who knows that Febri’s dream finally came true when she learned that she had been accepted at Faculty of Pharmacy UGM without even paying for tuition.

“I’ve always wanted to study at a higher education level, but my parents always said no, telling me that university was just for the haves. So, when I learned that I’d been admitted and didn’t even have to pay for tuitions, instantly I hugged my parents. I told them I could study at university for free,” said Febri when met at her home in Batu Aji, Batam City, on Monday (5/6). read more

An Opportunity to Pursue Further Study at Faculty of Science, Universiteit Leiden

Fakultas Biologi dan Fakultas Farmasi Universitas Gadjah Mada bekerja sama dengan Universiteit Leiden membuka kesempatan bagi Mahasiswa atau Alumni Fakultas Biologi dan Fakultas Farmasi UGM untuk menempuh studi lanjut (Postgraduate Program) di Faculty of Science, Universiteit Leiden.

Wawancara calon mahasiswa untuk program tersebut akan dilaksanakan pada tanggal 3 dan 4 November 2016 oleh delegasi dari Faculty of Science Universiteit Leiden di Fakultas Biologi UGM.

Sehubungan dengan hal tersebut, maka bagi yang berminat dapat mengisi form pada link berikut: Pengisian form dapat dilakukan sampai tanggal 31 Oktober 2016. read more

Call for the 2016 Summer Course on Translating Jamu, Indonesian Herbal Medicine: From Ancient Knowledge to Evidence Based Medicine


The 2016 Summer Course program is the extension of the university’s mission of promoting research, teaching and social engagement by hosting high-level, research-oriented, interdisciplinary and innovative academic courses for professional development, particularly in the health sciences. The short, intensive course, coached by a team of distinguished international faculty members together with experts from faculty partners overseas is organized to invite graduate students, and undergraduate students from UGM university partners to join the course. read more

UGM Students Introduce Processing Medicinal Herbs Using Okra and Red Ginger

Postgraduate students of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM introduce how to make traditional medicine to the residents of Kapencar village, Wonosobo regency, Central Java. The traditional medicine is made by using local plants that can be grown in the garden for household scale product.

Fadhil Rusyida, Pharmacy student, said that he and other 38 colleagues worked with Women Farmers Group in the village to explore the potential of medicinal plants and processed them into herbal medicinal products which can be produced on Student Extracurricular Units scale. “Two types of medicinal plants that we introduce are red ginger and okra,” Fadhil told reporters on Friday (27/5). read more