There were 10 students of the Physiotherapy Study Program Universitas ‘Aisyiyah (UNISA) Yogyakarta, who participated in the Physical Therapy Student Exchange and Internship between Thailand and Indonesia which was held by the Faculty of Physical Therapy, Mahidol University, Thailand. The event would be going from June 16th – August 18th 2021.
The Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences UNISA Yogyakarta, Moh. Ali Imron, M.Fis., contributed to taking one of the sessions in this activity. The students who had joined through a selection process in interview form, complete documents, and who recommended by the Study Program (Prodi). The selection involved the Physiotherapy Study Program and the International Cooperation Coordinator of UNISA Yogyakarta.
The Head of the Cooperation and International Affairs Bureau (BKUI) UNISA Yogyakarta, Cessa Septiana Pratiwi, Ph.D., explained that during this activity, the students would learn more about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS), Ultrasound Imaging, and other special topics related to Physiotherapy. The involvement of students and lecturers in student exchange and virtual internships was an annual routine event, which was held as a form of collaboration between UNISA Yogyakarta and Mahidol University that had existed for almost 10 years. The collaboration in 2020, where 4 students of the Physiotherapy Study Program had taken an internship program for 4 weeks in the Physical Therapy program at Mahidol University. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the internship was carried out virtually.