The Association for International Affairs Office (ASKUI) Muhammadiyah-’Aisyiyah Higher Education Institutions (MHEIs) and Universitas Muhammadiyah Makassar (Unismuh) held the Workshop for International Credit Transfer (ICT) Proposal Arrangement in D’Prima Hotel, Panakkukang Makassar, Thursday (10/03). The meeting hosted by Unismuh was attended by all MHEIs in Indonesia. The ICT is a part of the Independent Learning Independent Campus (MBKM) policy. “This agenda becomes a medium for all International Affairs Office of MHEIs to arrange 2022 ICT proposal. It also serves as a partnership follow-up with external institutions in credit transfer for the student exchange program,” said the Chairman of ASKUI, Yordan Gunawan SH MBA MH.
ICT aimed to facilitate the students to strengthen and improve competencies with different study programs or the opportunity to study in an institution overseas. Yordan also mentioned the collaboration between ASKUI and a foundation in Thailand and several collaboration plans with notable State-Owned Enterprises in Singapore, Tamasek Foundation. “The collaboration we recently initiated was with Educational Attache in US Ambassador,” said Yordan.
The Deputy Chair of Muhammadiyah Council for Higher Education, Research, and Development (CHERD), Prof Edy Suandi Hamid, explained that ASKUI MHEI has a significant role in encouraging MHEIs’ development. CHERD urged this association establishment to monitor International collaboration by the experts,” said the former Rector of Universitas Islam Indonesia.
The Rector of Unismuh, Prof Ambo Asse; the Vice-Rector I, Dr Abd Rakhim Nanda; the Vice-Rector II, Dr Andi Sukri Syamsuri; and the Head of Institute for Planning, Monitoring, and Management of Information Technology (BAPEPAN-MTI) Unismuh, Dr Khaeruddin.