Study always becomes a must for student from elementary level until college level. However, sometimes study becomes something that will make student feel bored. That’s why student need the change of atmosphere with do student activity. Student activity allows student to feel the change of situation also the change of atmosphere. It is very important to make the student feel more passion about study after do student activity. Unfortunately, some student more into or stuck with the student activity than study itself. It makes student can’t manage their time in good way between study and the student activity.
So, what’s more important study or student activity? Well, maybe every people will have different opinion when they have to answer this question. Some people maybe will think that study is more important than student activity or vice versa but there are some students who can manage both of the activities equally. Here are some of opinions from three students who joined student activity but still can manage their time to study well. Those students are Novis, Lisna, and Retno Yuswaningsih or most often called Iyus.
Let’s read about their opinion toward study and student activity. According to Novis who had been joining Green Corps (GC); one of student activity which shows care to nature, student activity is very important since we can improve your experience and make new friends. She also mentioned the reason she choose this kind of student activity. “I like do outdoor activity in natural place” Novis said. She said that this student activity doesn’t bother her study since it can be taken when there is no college or study schedule. Even if you do need to do it on your study time, you can ask dispensation letter as a proofs of you have been doing activity outside of class to the lecturer. She said that green corps is very interesting because there are so many activity which student can follow like climbing mountain or cliff, natural conservation, blood donor and other Green Corps activities. So, she said that study and student activity are very important at the same level.
According to Lisna who had joined Menwa; short of Rezimen Mahasiswa in bahasa (Rezimen of Student) one of student activity which takes care many things on important event in the university level such as Dies Natalise, ceremony, etc. She said, “This student activity can train us to be more discipline manner since as like as army activity”. The student activity where she joined doesn’t bother her study since it can be taken when there is no college or study schedule. It is also not disturb the study at all even support it. she said that the student activity is very fun and also give us more benefit like improve our skill and make us find more friends even the activity is tiring. She also share the same opinion with Novis.
According to Retno Yuswaningsih or Iyus who had joined Oyoth Suked (OS); in bahasa (Grass Root) one of student activity which makes the member do some jurnalism activity like making news, buletin, weekly buletin, even magazine. Student activity can make you have more experience outside academic, make you have new friends, and it is more useful than if we just sleep or play around. She interested to join OS since she interested about journalism and anything that conected to it. OS is very easy going except if there is a deadline coming up. She said that study and student activity are very important to get more knowledge.
That’s all about their opinions about study and student activity. So, according to them there is not term what’s more important. Both of the activities are very important for students. Each of the activity has or gives positive and negative impact, so it’s up to us how we can manage the things by our own since we can judge what should be our priority. We are in the age where we can be called as adult. We need to try something new when we want to have more experiences. Student activity in the campus is an option where we can develop ourself, so we can feel more ready to face the world after we graduated.