Alumni

Alumni tracking is done through the website:

– Faculty with the URL http://sci.unhas.ac.id

– Study program with URL http://geophys.sci.unhas.ac.id

The website provides information forms related to information about alumni that are wanted by the faculties and departments. In addition, alumni tracking also utilized social media that is widely accessed by smart phone users via WhatsApp Group (WAG). Especially for the academic community and alumni of the Geophysics Study Program. The intensive information through WAG with 206 members can obtain 156 alumni information, the most alumni information in FMIPA Hasanuddin University based on the number of alumni who fill the Faculty Website (238 people). To assist in tracking and linkages between alumni, alumni bulletins are also created by the alumni themselves and are supported by departments and study programs. This bulletin named “ANOMALI” seeks to bridge between the campus world and factual information relating to soft skills and hard skills that help alumni, especially fresh graduates to be able to compete and succeed in the world of work.

The results of the tracking study are summarized in the following table:

Ability Levels Stackholders response (%)
Very Well Good Enough Less
1. Integrity 83.3 16.7 0 0
Action: Increase support for extra-curricular religious and social organization activities, and conduct soft skills
2. Professionalism 76.7 23.3 0 0
Action: Update the curriculum regularly in accordance with the development of science and technology. Improve academic skills through the application of innovative and contextual lecture approaches
3. English 10 43.3 40.0 6.7
Action: Increase student participation in English debate activities Routine TOEFL testing, discussion in English
4. Information & Communication technology  80 20 0 0
Action: Improve training and use of IT in lecture activities
5. Communication skill 40 56.7 3.3 0
Action: Involve students in various debate contests, student leadership activities and student seminar activities both and nationally
6. Team Work 86.7 21.4 7.1 0
Action: Organizing soft skills training such as the participation of students in scientific writing competitions,
7. Self development 70 23.3 6.7 0
Action: Develop student organization such as HMG, EAGE, SPE and SEG
Total 466.7 204.8 57.1 6.7

The average waiting time for graduates to get the first job = 3 (three) months, (the figure was obtained from the assessment of alumni during the last 3 years using the Proportional Random Sampling Cluster method, namely the 2012-2016 graduation period from the number of 159 alumni, then looking for information about job openings up to the process of getting the job). Tracer Study was conducted on 41 respondents. Percentage of graduates working in fields in accordance with their expertise = 81% (48 people out of 59 total respondents). Of the total alumni over the past 2 years, the percentage of graduates working in fields in accordance with their expertise is 81%, including in the Ministry of Research and Technology (permanent lecturers and scholarship recipients), Mining Companies, BMKG, Oil Companies and Petroleum Service Companies and the rest work in banking sector, insurance and financing, entrepreneurship.