SHARE Participating in UI Insight Exhibition
University of Indonesia International Office for the first time held an educational and research exhibition, titled “UI Insight and Global Opportunities Fair 2015: Your Gateway to Connect to the World”. This event took place over two days on the 9-10 September 2015 at the Hall of UI Depok campus.
This educational exhibition presents 24 foreign exhibitors consisting of 18 foreign universities and five partner institutions. Among the exhibitors were SHAREs consortium member Campus France, EP-Nuffic and DAAD to introduce SHARE programme to Students attending the exhibitions.
In the welcoming dinner event attended by Assoc. Prof. Nantana Gajaseni, Ph.D. (Secretary General of the ASEAN University Network). She explained the importance of building a consortium of education in ASEAN countries so that the competency standards of universities in ASEAN can be increased and can compete on a global level.
Dr Stefan Hell, Team Leader of the European Union Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region (SHARE) is also present to speak at a welcoming dinner. He presented SHARE programme that have been implemented so far in ASEAN member countries. He also expressed appreciation for the implementation of UI Insight event. According to him, this event will not only help the establishment of an inter-university network in ASEAN, but also extend the connection to Europe and the world.
The objective of this event is to provide an opportunity for University of Indonesia academicians to obtain information related to scholarships, study opportunities, student exchange opportunities, research grants, and other cooperation opportunities in order to develop education and research into the international sphere. Furthermore, this event is also expected to realize the vision of the UI as a world-class university with an established international network.