All freshmen will learn about campus life through a “A New Student Orientation Program” organized by Student Affairs. It is conducted before an academic year starts and it will help students transition into college life. They will meet new friends in a session designed to provide them with information while meeting other students. Senior year students will lead this session and can become mentors who can help freshmen adapt to campus life. Students will also meet faculty members and staff who will orient students to academic programs and services. At the end of the orientation, students will get Student ID’s, Campus Access Cards, A Sampoerna University Jacket, Wi-fi Access, a University Email Address and other resources related to facilities including library and student portal access.
ABOUT STUDENT AFFAIRS
The Sampoerna University health clinic provides basic medical services at no charge to students. The clinic is located on the 19th floor, next to the Counseling Room. A doctor or medical staff person is available every day from Monday to Friday from 10.00 – 15.00.
Student Affairs also invites doctors from local hospitals to give Health Talk Sessions to talk to students about living a healthy life and the importance of taking preventive measures for specific illnesses which are common to young people.
Student Affairs provides a few services to help students to be work-ready through a series of programs such as career seminars, CV Reviews, Interview Practice, and job information sharing of internships and full-time employment.
In order to help students understand whether their career goals match their interests and personalities, students are also invited to join personality and job-fit assessments. All programs are offered to students without charge, and all program invitations are sent to students by university email and WA groups, therefore students should be active in checking their email and WA messages.
Student Success is a systematic and proactive strategy by the university to support the success of students academically during education journey with us. The supports are designed to satisfy the need for tutoring, study skills, and learning resources. Students’ performance and progress are monitored since their admission process. Interventions are delivered based on thorough assessment of their needs.
The student success promotes its program through 3 key units:
- Tutoring Center
Providing students with academic supports with regular tutoring sessions weekly and accommodate individual students with different learning pace in separate sessions. Our tutors are mostly the second and third year students and alumni who commit their time especially during the weekends. There are at 20 to 30 courses with tutoring services available in every semester that covers most critical courses in students’ degree completion including English, Mathematics, Engineering, and Accounting.
Tutoring service is also offered at the early stage of students’ admission process. Candidate students with certain learning needs especially for Mathematics placement for Engineering program provided with a 4 to 8 weeks intervention programs.
- Counselling Center
Personal worries and problems can negatively affect student’s motivation and academic performance. To help students with personal issues, our counselling services provide a safe, confidential resource for students to work through some of their issues.
Students can request a private counseling session with our school counselor through their Student Portal. Counseling sessions are conducted in a private counseling room on the 19th floor. This service provides support student’s mental health and personal wellbeing. It also can help students who are at risk of failing and showing inability to perform in their classes.
- Library or Learning Resources Center
Providing students with relevant resources for their academic success. A personal assistantship is available to help students in doing research or develop certain skills especially in writing research. The resources are improved by accommodating requests from faculties and students. click here to read more
Sampoerna University offers various types of workshops, training and certification classes which are designed to help students to succeed academically and professionally. These programs are supported by professionals from industry, experienced alumni and professional trainers from different industries and backgrounds. They help students to learn about life skills, soft skills and competences which are important to help students succeed with their life goals, in academics, or in future life after graduation. Aside from trainings on campus, we also invite students to participate in external activities conducted by external parties, such as seminars and training activities, conferences, as well as competitions. Students will be supported to join competitions and conferences in both national and international levels, and they also earn special acknowledgement and reward from the University for their achievements. All these programs encourage students to develop their skills and grow towards achieving success.
Internship is required for all students to learn from industry and society. It is also an experiential opportunity to apply academic knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-world situation. Therefore career service in Student Affair unit will gain internship vacancies from industries for students. Faculty or lecturers also provide support in recommending students to corporate and community partners participating in their Industry Advisory Boards. Students have to join a mandatory credit-based internship based on their academic timeline, but they also can join another internship which non-credit and outside their study background in their free time to enrich their learning and working experience.
Students are allowed to destress and spend free time in designated areas around campus. These recreation areas are located in the Student Union and in outdoor facilities such as the soccer field.
Graduates or alumni are always invited to various activities of alumni gathering , alumni talk show or other knowledge sharing events which are open for public. These activities are coordinated by the Alumni Association and Student and Alumni Affairs. Some alumni participate the program to upskill their knowledge, maintain their network and enrich the experiences especially if they participated as a presenter or speaker in the activities. Their sharing about work-life as beneficial for students’ career preparation.
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