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UB Probes the Possibility of Higher Education Partnership of United States - Indonesia

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Submit by humas3 on November 09, 2012 | Comment(s) : 0 | View : 4737

 

UB Rector, Prof.Dr.Ir Yogi Sugito accompanied by Head of International Office Prof.  UB Prof. Dr. Ir. Ifar Subagiyo and Managing Director Indonesia Education Partnership Brook Ross
UB Rector, Prof.Dr.Ir Yogi Sugito accompanied by Head of International Office Prof. UB Prof. Dr. Ir. Ifar Subagiyo and Managing Director Indonesia Education Partnership Brook Ross

Six delegates from various universities in United States of America, members of US-Indonesia Joint Council on Higher Education Partnership, visit UB on Friday (9/11). The delegates are accepted by the Rector of Universitas Brawijaya, Prof. Dr. Ir. Yogi Sugito, accompanied by the Head of International Office, Universitas Brawijaya (IO UB) Prof. Dr. Ir. Ifar Subagiyo in Meeting Room, Rectorate Building Universitas Brawijaya. The meeting is a mean of discussion for cooperation of universities in USA and Indonesia. The event conducted by International Office is meant for discussion and probe the possibility of cooperation between UB and several universities. Delegates present in the meeting are representatives from Leeward Community College, Hawaii; Miami University-Oxford, Ohio; Rutgers University-New Jersey; University of Missouri-Columbia; University of Southern California; The University of Wisconsin-Madison.

In his speech, UB Rector welcomes the event. He also expects that through the event, there will be opportunity of cooperation for UB and several universities in USA. Brook Ross, Managing Director of Indonesia Education Partnership Joint Council, in his speech explained that the event is to design partnership project.

Dean of Faculty of Cultural Sciences, UB, Prof. Francien Herlen Tomasowa, Ph.D who also present at the event proposes various forms of cooperation, such as providing native speaker from the universities with similar field of study and provide lecturers from Indonesia to study on culture and language of Indonesia in US, student and lecturer exchange, and joint program. While the Dean of Faculty of Engineering UB, Prof. Ir. Harnen Sulistio, M.Sc., Ph.D asking the cost of college study, related to the scholarship for post graduate and doctoral program.

Brooks said that the various forms of cooperation can be planned directly with the related university. While regarding the cost of study, the university members of Joint Council are willing to fund the education and cost of living on fourth and fifth year. "The universities will give scholarship and cost of living for Indonesian students receiver of scholarship from DIKTI," he said.

US Indonesia Joint Council on Higher Education Partnership is a bilateral institution aimed to improve the relationship of the two countries in the field of higher education. The event is attended by Deans of all faculties in UB, and several related institutions such as Institute of Education Assessment and Development (LP3) and Job Placement Center. [Vicky/translated by yasmeen]

 

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