On Monday 155th of January 2018, 2 vocational school Wonosobo visited Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) Semarang. The visitation was a field trip conducted by students of Animation major.

The visitation was welcomed by Dr. Khafiizh Hastuti, M. Kom as the chairman and also a team member of Animation Study Program. Khafiizh said that animation courses in Indonesia was rare and it could be a great opportunity for graduates to work later. “There are not much Animation Study Program in Indonesia. The career opportunity in the world of creative industries is also widely open, “said Khafiizh. In order to develop creative economy in Indonesia, collaboration between various actors in creative industries such as intellectuals, business world and also government was needed.

Besides learning about the animation world, students also learn about the lecture environment in Udinus. Abdul Malik, an eleventh grade student of animation was interested in the animation world. He was also interested in Udinus’ Student Activity Unit (UKM). “I love nature lovers, so if I could continue my study here, I could continue my extracurricular,” he said in the meeting room, on the 1st floor of H building.

In a different place, The Head of Public Relations Udinus Agus Triyono S. Sos., MSi conveyed that Udinus was very open to receive visitations from schools in Central Java to study here. “We have a special team which coordinates the field trip or Industrial Work Practices (Prakerind) from high school or vocational school,” said Agus. (* PR / mey)