The Faculty of Law, Social Sciences, and Political Sciences of Universitas Terbuka (FHISIP-UT) once again held the "Open Society Conference (OCS) 2019".
Rapid development in economy, business and society due to the rise of digital technology has changed the structures of conventional economy, business and social systems. This condition gives the birth of Society 5.0 which has been present along with the Industrial Revolution 4.0 Era which is centralized in digital information and data.
Following up on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Universitas Terbuka (UT) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia which had been carried out some time ago, UT agreed to cooperate with the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Universitas Terbuka (UT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) at the Council Hall, Allama Iqbal Open University (Friday, 10/18/2019). The MoU was a follow-up to several meetings between the two parties. The agreement was signed by the UT Rector Prof. Ojat Darojat, M. Bus., Ph.D with Bibi Yasmin as Additional Registrar of AIOU.
At the 33rd Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) conference held on October 14-16, 2019 at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore, Universitas Terbuka (UT) Rector Prof. Ojat Darojat, M.Bus., Ph.D was elected as the President of the AAOU period 2020-2023 by acclamation through the General Body Meeting on October 15, 2019. Afterward, Prof. Ojat directly appointed Rahmat Budiman, M.Hum., Ph.D.
Distance Education is more complex than a mere integration of technology in conventional classroom. The modes of teaching presentation seem evolved when more advanced technology were incorporated, as the main objective of higher education remains to be the necessity to provide quality instruction for students.
For the purpose of building preparedness culture in dealing with disaster, Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) of Indonesian Open University (UT) held an Annual National Seminar of Mathematics, Sciences, and Technology, which is on “the Roles of Mathematics, Sciences, and Technology in Disasters”.
More than 3000 athletes competed in the 16th National Student Sports Week (POMNAS) in Jakarta. The national championship was opened on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the Soemantri Brojonegoro Student Sports Center (GMSB). The event which takes place every 2 years this time competes 23 sports including e-sports.