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DAAD WEBMINAR 2015 “Webinar” is short for web-based seminar. A webinar is a live and interactive seminar that will allow you to listen to the presenter, view the online presentation on your computer screen, and ask questions either through voice or instant messaging. All you need is a computer with a stable internet connection. Registration: Upcoming Webinar WEBMINAR 5 Title: Scholarships for Master (EPOS, PPGG and NaWam) Speaker: Dwi Nurlianti & Hendro Prabowo, DAAD Jakarta Day/Date: Monday / 11 May 2015 Time: 17.30 – 19.30 WIB Registration: WEBMINAR 6 Title: Studying and Research Opportunities for Indonesian Lecturers (IGSP) Speaker: Dr. Svann Langguth, DAAD Jakarta Day/Date: Tuesday / 12 May 2015 Time: 15.00 – 16.30 WIB Registration: WEBMINAR CALENDAR 2015-1 Have difficulties and need assistant concerning this program, please do not feel hesitated to contact: International Office Polsri email:

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27 April, Registeration for Cooperation Class between GMF and Polsri

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April 22, 2015NewsEA

Job market for aircraft maintenance becomes a central issue in the era of opensky. For the last five years, the potential for aircraft maintenance in Indonesia has reached 12 trillion rupiahs annually. Nevertheless, only 30% of the total potential has been managed so far.  It becomes a distinctive challenge for Polsri to provide internationally certified human resources that have the capability to maintain aircraft. As the answer to this challenge, at the beginning of April 2015, Garuda Maintenance Facilities (GMF) AeroAsia, one of Garuda subsidiaries, and Polsri signed MoU for Diploma Three (D-III) Cooperation Program which accompanied by certification from Aircraft Maintenance Training Organization (AMTO) GMF Aerosia under regulation of Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) 147. The first selection for candidate students will be started in the Academic Year 2014/2015 for Mechanical Engineering Department  Airframe and Power Plant Concentration and Electrical Engineering Department for Electrical Avionic Concentration. Once the students of this cooperation program graduate they will get Diploma from Polsri, Basic Aircraft Maintenance (BAM), and Basic License as aircraft technician. Besides that they will directly be recruited as permanent employees of PT. GMF AeroAsia. As the permanent employees of GMF they will enjoy: competitive salary, ticket facility from Garuda Indonesia, Health Insurance, Pension, Social Security, and interesting career opportunities. Registeration periode will be from 27 April to 16 may 2015. Online registeration, registeration fee Rp. 250.000,- paid directly to Mandiri Bank. Academic Test will be held on 18 May 2015 followed by English Test, Psychology Test, User INterview, Medical Check Up and selection result announcement on 22 June 2015. Untitled

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Student Association of Informatics Management Department Will Hold National Informatics Fair (NIF) 2015

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GEMAS Student Association of Informatics Management Department will hold a spectacular event, National Informatics Fair. NIF is one of annual program of Student Association of Informatics Management of State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya. It will be the third fair this year. This fair will be held from April 29th – May 1st, 2015. Among activities of NIF are seminar, workshop, Debugging Competition and Animation Design. NIF will be opened directly by Director of State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya, R.D. Kusumanto, S.T., M.M., on the first day of the fair and followed by Networking Seminar, Motivation Seminar, and Animation Workshop presented by Mr. Dr. Deris Setiawan (Assitant Professor in Fasilkom Unsri), Mr. Erik Saptahadi (International Motivator and Founder of STMIK AMIKOM Yogyakarta). Next will be Animation Workshop by Team from ANIMASI AMIKOM Yogyakarta. The second day will be Animation Design and Debugging (Correction of Wrong Program). Announcement of the winners for Debugging Competition and Animation Design will be on the closing ceremony on Friday, 1st May 2015. In order to strengthen friendship among participants, there will be Dinner Party in the evening in State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya. (HMJ MI)

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“NEW” Cooperation Class with Work Commitment after Graduation between Polsri and Garuda Maintenance Facilities (GMF)

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Garuda-Maintenance-Facility April 15, 2015NewsEA

In the era of opensky, job market for aircraft maintenance becomes a main issue. During last 5 years, the potency of aircraft maintenance in Indonesia has reached 12 trillions annually. Nevertheless, only 30% of the potency has been handling so far. It is a kind of challenge for Polsri to produce internationally recognized human resources that have the capability to maintain aircraft. To answer to this challenge, last Friday, 10 April 2015, Garuda Maintenance Facilities (GMF) Aero Asia and Polsri signed MoU for Three Year Diploma Program (D-III) with international certificate from Aircraft Meintenance Training Organization (AMTO), rater of Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) 147.

GMF Aerosia and Polsri will run selection process for candidate employees of GMF Aerosia who will take D-III program and Basic Aircraft Maintennace (BAM) CASR 65 for about three years. This program will be started in the Academic Year 2015/2016 in Mechanical Engineering Department for Airframe and Power Plant (PA) concentration and Electrical Engineering Department for Electrical Avionic (EA) concentration. This program is opened for participants from all over Indonesia. For further information, please visit dan starting from 20 April 2015.

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Student Executive Body (SEB) of Polsri Will Run Training on The 5th National Student Leadership Management

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April 6, 2015NewsEA

SEB will run training on National Student Leadership Management 2015. It is the annual event of SEB Polsri. This event will be held from 13-17 April 2015 with two main events-National Seminar and National Training.

National Seminar will be held in the first day. The event will be opened directly by Director of State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya, R.D. Kusumanto, S.T., M.T., and followed by material presentation by national Public Figures like Ir. Muhammad Hatta Rajasa (former Coordinating Minister of Indonesia) and H. Marzuki Alie, S.E., M.M. (Chairman of People Representatives of Republic of Indonesia period 2009/2014) and also other presenters from Regional Office VII Indonesian bank Palembang and Brigjen Siswandi from National Narcotics Agency Jakarta.

From April 14 – 16, 2015 will be National Training attending by 120 participants comprising students of Polsri and students from other universities in Indonesia. The presenters will be national presenters like Hamzah Izzul Haq (CEO of Hamasa Indonesia), a twenty year old entrepreneur. Beside that there will be other national presenters like Hendi Kurniah (National Motivator), Benny Hendrawan, S.Psi., M.Psi.  and Commander of Military Area II Sriwijaya. Beside these two events, there will be intellectual visit to South Sumatera People Representative Office and Local NAVY headquarters.

On the last day, April 17, 2015, participants out of Palembang will join fieldtrip to tourism spots around Palembang like Benteng Kuto Besak (BKB), Ampera Bridge, Musi River, Jakabaring Sport Center City, Cheng-Ho Mosque, Great Mosque and Kemaro Island. Participants will also visit Sekanak Market to taste various Palembang traditional foods and hunt Palembang handicraft and souvenirs. There will be also Traditional Gift Exhange among participants and Dinner, programs of Indonesian Polytechnic Student Forum.

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Polsri Joined South Sumatera Intermediate Technology Exhibition Year 2015

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April 1, 2015News EA

Intermediate technology is a kind of technology developed to meet social, politic, and economic condition and engineering aspect as the solution to solve problem of society (Schumacher, 1965). The development, application and utilization of intermediate technology will improve economic condition of people.  Intermediate technology along with natural and human resources is the main pillar in the development of rural economic that based itself on the people empowerment.

State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya which has technological capability plays important role in helping people to solve problems related to economic, environment and etc.

For participating in South Sumatera Intermediate Technology Exhibition Year 2015, Polsri exhibited its intermediate technology to public. This exhibition was run by Empowerment Agency for Rural People and Government from March 31 to April 2, 2015 in parking lot of IBA University Palembang.

The intermediate technologies exhibited by Polsri among others are Thermal and Catalytic Cracking Reactor Reactor Unit, Plate Dryer, Peeler, Cassava Slicer, Fingertip Pulse Oximetry using Microcontroller Atmega 8583, Voltage Controller for lighting using wireless Microcontroller Atmega 16.

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To  students of Information Technology (IT)/Management Informatics, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engneering, or related majors. Come and Join “2015 ASEAN Special Summer Program” Sun Moon University Korea. Sent your application to Sdr. Aggry ( no later than April 15, 2015. If you have any questions or interest in this program, please send  email to So Jung Ahn at or Press the following link for detail about the program  Letter for ASEAN program(1) and application form 2015 ASEAN SUMMER PROGRAM APPLICATION FORM(1)

Best Regards

International Office Polsri

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National Electrical Fair (NEF) 2015 by Student Association of Electrical Engineering Department

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March 30, 2015NewsEA

National Electrical Fair (NEF) 2015 attended by representatives from Electrical Engineering Department of Universities in Indonesia starting from 30 March 2015 to 2 April 2015. The events during the fair are:

Seminar on Automation with Schneider on March 30th. Automation is a field of study which explains how to manufacture or modify manual machine to automatic one (user, control system and information technology) for optimum production, delivery and services. For this reason, a lot of technology and industry use automation. It is a favorite in this modern era.  It does not only save time and money but also make process easier and faster. It causes faster development of industrial world. It is aimed for promoting certification for automation operator.

Starting from 09.00 to 13.00 on the same day was Blood Donors. All academicians of Polsri were welcomed to donor their blood in Polyclinic of State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya. “Drop of Blood is Life.”

On the second day, March 31 was Line Follower Robotic Competition. This activity was for competition and strengthening brotherhood among Indonesian students of robotics. This event was targeted to be attended by 40 teams from institutions all over Indonesia. Track in PREN 2015 Line Follower Robotic Competition was more challenging compared to the previous ones.

There was also PLC (Programmable Logic Control) Competition for strengthening brotherhood among students.  It was targeted to be attended by 50 teams from institutions all over Indonesia. This year competition was with more challenging and efficient logic program compared to the previous ones.

National Paper Competition 2015, a national paper writing competition, is aimed for broadening insight and students’ ability in writing papers. The competition was divided into two phases of adjustment by juries. 15 papers would be selected for grand-final. This activity is also aimed for increasing the number of new applicable technology innovations and for reference and recommendation for technology innovation in Indonesia.

“Bazar Electro” is aimed for introducing students’ work and enlivens the fair. It would be attended by students in and out of Polsri conducting for about 3 days starting from March 30th – April 1st 2015.

Electric Car Seminar was on the third day. It gave information about the advance of mechanical and electrical technology and its application and new view for students to be more creative and innovative in developing and manufacturing green and economical means of transportation. The presenter was from SCHNEIDER.

It is aimed for giving understanding for students to be more creative and success in young age. The presenter also demonstrated hypnotherapy for helping the students to be more enthusiastic and focus with their learning.

on the last day will be industrial and tourism spot visits around Palembang city. The previous one is  for introducing industry and enlarging their knowledge meanwhile the second one is for entertaining participants and strengthening brotherhood among them.

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March 19, 2015NewsEA

Student Activity Unit KARISMA of State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya held “KARISMA EXPO AND LDK SOUTH SUMATERA LOCAL DISCUSSION 2015″ as a way for State Polytechnic Sriwijaya students and students from other universities in South Sumatera to actualize their identity as Moslem young generations who care with other Moslems in Indonesia in the era of globalization and for moral education media to filter modernization. This event was for commemorating the birth date of Student Activity Unit Karisma, as the media of communication among LDK South Sumatera board of management.  Along with this activity there was also local meeting of LDK South Sumatera.

This event was expected to give positive insight for university students and tighten the relationship among universities in South Sumatera especially in Palembang.  The theme of Karisma Expo and South Sumatera Local Discussion 2015 was “ISLAM AS A GUIDE TO THE STRAIGHT PATH”

The competitions among others are:

  1. Da’iyah
  2. Nasyid
  3. Essay
  4. Tilawatil Qur’an ( TQ )
  5. Cepat Tepat ( LCT )
  6. Story telling
  7. Islami Doodle Art
  8. Broadcasting

Activities in Karisma Expo:


Beside competition, at the same day there was LDK training for students in the area of South Sumatera. This training was aimed for presenting material related to LDK and broadening the insight of each LDK and the university. It was held in State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya.


With the theme “I’m Proud To be Muslim”, it was aimed for re-exploring our identity as moslem. The presenter was Syekh Ali Jaber, a wellknown da’i. It was held on Saturday, April 20th, 2015 in State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya.


It was a panel discussion about the relationship between Islam and science which was aimed for connecting science and technology inventions with Islam from various aspects. The presenters were experts who have already had their inventions-Prof. Dr. dr.Yuwono M.biomed, Dr. Reza Firsandaya Malik, M.T. , and dr. Erizal Sodikin on Sunday April 20, 2015 in State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya.


It was a discussion among LDKs in South Sumatera about the progress of LDK and future development strategies on Monday, April 20, 2015 in State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya.


These two activities were held on Monday, 21 April 2015, in State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya. The seminar was about Muslim women. The presenter was Asma Nadia, author of best seller book entittled “catatan hati seorang istri”


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Polsri Got First Rank for Polytechnic Category Based on Webometrics Survey for Period: August 2014- January 2015

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March 12, 2015NewsEA

Based on Webometrics survey from August 2014 to January 2015 Polsri got the first rank for Indonesian Polytechnic Category.

Webometrics is a ranking system for the world’s universities based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the volume of the Web contents (number of web pages and files) and the visibility and impact of these web publications according to the number of external inlinks (site citations) they received.

Vice Director for Cooperation and Development State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya, DR Ing Ahmad Taqwa M.T. explained that one of the indicator in this survey is the number of content in university website which is cited by other universities like information or research jurnal.

“Other indicator is the total number of website visitors in one period,” he continued. The adjustment is based on the domain of the related university in first page of google search result.

The visitors of Polsri’s website for this year are 62,874 comprising 20,934 visitors in January, 27,751 visitors in February and 14.189 visitors from 1 to 11 March.

Nevertheless it is not the main indicator. The main indocator of Webometrics is the web content cited by visitors.

Based on these indicators, Polsri got the first rank for polytechnic category. It is followed by State Polytechnic of Pontianak, State Polytechnic of Padang and State Polytechnic of Bandung.

For university level, State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya holds rank no. 56. It  is higher compared to Sriwijaya University which holds rank no. 33. The first rank for university level is University of Gajah Mada. “For South East Asia level, the first rank is National Taiwan University (NTU) meanwhile UGM is in tens position,” said Mr. Taqwa.

RD Kusumanto, Director of State Polytechnic of Sriwijaya said that this achievement indicated that Polsri had been recognized nationally and world-wide. The citation is also indicated that jurnals (paper/research report writing) of Polsri’s academicians are qualified.