Following where the passion takes a step while studying formally in university is one the things that most students do. Passion will keep someone alive. It will make him/her stay away from the stress that sometimes limit their capability. For the students of Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), passion in business, social, dan entertainment bring them to the next level where they can actually implement their knowledge they got from the class.
To find and express the passions, the effectivity of environment also plays the main role. The better environment will create the better result. FEB UGM has tried to facilitate their students space to express their passions. Many organizations, events, and community have been created. More than that, the people in it give them biggest support.
From business point of view, the people in FEB UGM are good market for the business. It is both big and promising. In this edition, the owners from many business who were born from FEB UGM stated their success story. They have admitted that the knowledge that they get from the class is useful to start new business. Support from lecture and the friends in FEB UGM are not small as well.
Talking about the social activities done by FEB UGM’s students, the students state that FEB UGM teaches them the value of sharing with others. Through community social program called Kuliah Kerja Nyata (KKN), many students get the idea of establishing new program for others. FEB UGM’s activities and events put many values in the students’ mind so that doing something for others is prioritized.
Facilitation given from FEB UGM is another different story. The students believe that it has tried to keep improving its organization’s quality in order to facilitate the students to develop their passions. Many communities and organization such as Saman Dance Community and Economic Session Band are created in the first place to accomodate the students whose passions are in music and dance. Support from people in FEB is huge as well. The entertainers are well-trained in balancing their lives among study, organization, and music.
Getting a chance to follow our passion is great, especially when the external environment support us for that. FEB UGM has tried to facilitate the students to be active not only acadmically in the classroom, but also in society. Then, what are we waiting for?