UMSi Collaboration Through IUCSRS Networks

Universitas Muhammadiyah Sinjai (UMSi) Rector, Dr Umar Congge, attended the National Seminar of Higher Education Collaboration as a speaker. Located in Universitas Pejuang Republik Indonesia, Makassar, the National Seminar was held on Wednesday (11/1).

On this occasion, UMSi was involved in 154 universities in IUCSRS Networks, the Consortium of Indonesian Higher Education Institutions, initiated by the Education Council in Maros, together with five other higher education institutions in South Sulawesi.

Universitas Muhammadiyah Sinjai has established as the merger of two graduate colleges in Sinjai. “With institutional transformation, we will develop better. Currently, the magister program and new study program in developing technology and science,” Dr Umar Congge said.

Ismail Suardi Wekke, the Director of the Indonesian Universities Consortium on Socio-Religious Studies (IUCSRS), mentioned the National Seminar of Higher Education Collaboration in building institutional solidarity.

“It will be our opportunity to collaborate. In Muhammadiyah, we call it a progressive movement,” said Ismail Suardi Wekke, who is also the Head of the Collaboration Institute in Muhammadiyah Province Board of West Papua.

On this occasion, the National Seminar was officially opened by the Rector of Universitas Pejuang Republik Indonesia, Dr M Darwis Nur Tinri. In his remarks, he mentioned the urgency of collaboration and cooperation.

The Panel Session, guided by Dr H Hasran Muchlis, discussed the development of higher education from Merauke to Banda Aceh. In this panel session, Dr Bakhtiar Abbas, the Head of STIE Enam Enam, Kendari and Dr Arifin, the Indonesia Doctoral Forum, were also presented.

Furthermore, Ismail also emphasized that this seminar became an opportunity to develop togetherness and various steps in the following years. “In early 2023, as a starting point, we are encouraged to build solidarity. At the same time, we also have various plans and projections,” said Ismail.

UMSi Collaboration Through IUCSRS Networks

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