On March 13, 2023, the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) Universitas Indonesia (UI) held an online meeting with Universiti Malaya (UM). The meeting which aimed to discuss cooperation programs in terms of education focused on student mobility program activities, both inbound and outbound. This was taken to follow up on the inbound student mobility program in 2022, where students from UM become participants in the student mobility program of the Environmental Health Undergraduate Study Program, Environmental Health UI Create.
“The evaluation results from UM and UI students who took part in the Environmental Health UI Creates program last year stated that there were many benefits obtained after participating in these activities so that the student mobility program activities need to be continued this year as well,” explained the Cooperation Manager, Alumni and Venture Relations, Indri Hapsari Susilowati, S.K.M., M.K.K.K., Ph.D., explained the background of this cooperation meeting.
Present from FPH UI was the Deputy Dean for Education, Research and Student Affairs, Dr. Ir. Asih Setiarini, M.Sc.; Cooperation Manager, Alumni and Venture Relations, Indri Hapsari Susilowati, S.K.M., M.K.K.K., Ph.D.; Head of the Department of Environmental Health, Dr. drg. Ririn Arminsih Wulandari, M. Kes.; Head of the Environmental Health Undergraduate Study Program, Dr. Ema Hermawati, S.Si., M.K.M.; Secretary of the Environmental Health Undergraduate Study Program, Dr. Al Asyary Upe, S.K.M., M.P.H., and Cooperation Unit Staff, Alumni and Venture Relations, Mahannie Tamimah Sihombing.
Meanwhile, from Universiti Malaya, Associate Professor at the Department of Science and Technology Studies, Universiti Malaya, Prof. Dr. Ng Bon-Kwee; Senior Lecturer in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, University Malaya, Dr. Kenneth Fung; and Research Assistant at the University of Malaya, Lim Lian Kuang.
At this meeting, agendas and time plans for student mobility program activities were discussed. Where this program was agreed to be carried out for 2 (two) weeks on holidays between semesters. As a follow-up, FPH UI will submit activity proposals to UI with funding through UI Create while UM will submit activity proposals to the Asian University Network (AUN).
Through this activity it is hoped that the cooperation between the two parties will be even better, opening opportunities for students to learn from each other at UI and UM, as well as opening opportunities for sharing knowledge regarding public health with universities that have good rankings in the world so that FPH UI will be increasingly recognized in the world. international scene. (wrk)