[IO Highlight] Guest Lecture by Mylene Lising

  • On Tuesday (June 13th 2017) International Office held a Guest Lecture with a topic “The first humans out of Africa; The early Humans of Dmanisi, Georgia”. The lecture is about a set of casts of skulls of the fossilized remains of human found in Georgia, together with fossils of extinct animals and stone tools that early humans made and used. The Guest Lecture were opened by Prof. Melda Kamil Ariadno, S. H. LL. M, Ph. D, Head of the International Office UI. Also attending the lecture were Dr. Adrianus L.G. Waworuntu, M.A., Dean of faculty of Humanities and Dr. Ninny Soesanti Tedjowasono M.Hum, Head of the Archaeology Department as well as Mr. H. E. Zurab Aleksidze, Ambassador of Georgia embassy in Jakarta. The guest speaker was Mrs. Mylene Lising, archaeologist and project director of The Traveling Museum PH. The presentation was about Homo erectus, sometimes referred to as Homo erectus georgicus that was identified as much older than Sangiran fossil, founded by the team of researchers led by Dr David Lordkipanidze, the scientific head of the Dmanisi expedition and the director general of the Georgian National Museum.

    19 Jun
    19 Jun
  • Abstract and Student Poster Contest submission for the 2017 APRU Global Health Conference OPEN NOW! The 2017 APRU Global Health Program Conference, to be hosted by University of the Philippines, will take place on October 16 – 19, 2017, in Manila. This year’s conference theme is “Environmental Exposures & Cancer in the Pacific Rim”, as a large proportion of the Pacific Rim’s cancer burden is related to environmental exposures, including indoor and outdoor air pollution, and occupational exposures. Dr. Curtis Harris, from the U.S. National Cancer Institute, will present a keynote on research on biomarkers of cancer. Two optional workshops – one on Substance Abuse in the Philippines and another on Migration in the Pacific Rim – will also be held on October 16th. Abstract Submission and Student Poster Contest Abstracts and Student Poster Contest submission are open now. For a full list of abstract themes and to submit an abstract, please see the Global Health Hub conference web pages. All student posters will be accepted for the Contest and presented at the Conference. Attendance at the Conference is not a requirement to submit a poster. For information about the Student Poster Contest and for submission please click here. Abstract and Student Poster Contest submission are open until July 1, 2017. Notices of acceptance will be sent by July 15, 2017. See the draft conference agenda here See information on event logistics and accommodation here For information about fees* and conference registration details, please see the APRU Global Health web pages or contact Mellissa Withers *University of the Philippines students and faculty, as well as participants in the student poster contest, are excepted from registration fees We look forward to welcoming you to the Conference in Manila this year.

    19 Jun
    19 Jun
  • REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! UI CREATES OUTBOUND at UM (UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, MALAYSIA) 10 July – 28 July 2017 Deadline of Application : 4 July 2017 at 4 p.m. at the latest Program Information : Program Name : UI-CREATES (credit earning program for students) Venue : University of Malaya, Malaysia (UM) Organizer : International Office UI & UM Participant number : 5 students Program Dates : 10 July – 28 July 2017 Duration : ±3 Weeks Scholarships/support : Home University (UI) : Flight ticket Host University (UM) : Waived program fee and accommodation provided at UM (personal expenses & insurance are not covered) Eligibility : Active UI undergraduate students in all major (3rd – 8th semester) Have an English Proficiency test certificate Must have a valid passport (minimum 1 year validity before expiration date) Have a good academic performance (by sending the latest academic transcript) Show a good attitude and communication fluency, as well as good manners at the time of application and during the program Never participated in any study abroad programs before (with scholarships) In a good health condition and be committed to participate in all activities during the program Requirements : Recent CV (Curriculum Vitae)/Resume Copy of the latest academic record Copy of valid passport English Proficiency Test Copy of student card (KTM) Recommendation letter from the faculty (at least from the manager of the faculty). Please submit the required documents (soft copy) via email to ui-creates@ui.ac.id Contact Person : Ms. Amanda International Office, Universitas Indonesia Central Administration Building, 1st floor, Depok Phone : 021- 78880139 Email  : ui-creates@ui.ac.id   We are looking forward to receiving your applications. Thank you!

    19 Jun
    19 Jun
  • On Wednesday (17/05/2017), a meeting was held between Wisconsin University which was represented by Mr. Prof. Abdullah Yavas, Chair Real Estate Department School of Business Univeristy of Wisconsin and representatives of Universitas Indonesia The meeting took place at FEB UI Campus, Depok and the delegations were welcomed by Dr. IrwanAdiEka Putra., Head of Graduated Management Program, Dr. Viverita, Ph. D, Graduated Management Program, YeshikaAlversia, Ph. D., Undergraduate Management Program, RuslanPrijadi, Ph. D., Undergraduate Management Program, MuthiaPramesti, S.E., M.M, Head of International Office, Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Indonesia. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss wider opportunities for collaborationabout organizing the dual degree for magister program.

    19 Jun
    19 Jun
  • On Tuesday (06/06/2017), a meeting was held between Mr. Prof. Debaraj Ghosal and Ms. Pooja V Ahuja as the representative of S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research along with representatives of Universitas Indonesia. The meeting took place at FEB UI Campus, Depok and the delegations were welcomed by Mr. Prof. Dony Abdul Chalid Ph. D., Head of Department of Management FEB UI and Mrs. MuthiaPramesti, S.E., M.M., Head of International Office, Faculty of Economics and Business. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss further opportunities for collaboration about organizing the dual degree for magister program between FEB UI and SPJIMR such as exchange program for student, exchange program for lecturer, and joint research or publication.

    19 Jun
    19 Jun
  • On Friday (26/05/2017) up to Tuesday (30/05/2017),  a meeting was held between Tufts University, USA which was represented by Prof. Drusill Brown, and Dang Trung, Ph. D., as the representative of Rtanalitics, Vietnam. The meeting took place at FEB UI Campus Depok and the delegations were welcomed by Prof. Dony Abdul Chalid, Ph. D., head of department of management, Sari Wahyuni, Ph. D., researcher at FEB UI, Aryana Safrya, Ph. D., researcher at FEB UI, and Prof. Ari Kuncoro, Ph. D., dean of FEB UI. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss wider opportunities for collaboration in the international research field with a theme about empowering labor in garment factory in Indonesia and Vietnam.

    19 Jun
    19 Jun
  • Currently, the SEAMEO Secretariat has been offering an Internship Programme to selected number of applicants pursuing undergraduate or postgraduate studies and volunteers who have the desire to deepen their knowledge and understanding on SEAMEO goals, policies and activities. A SEAMEO intern candidate should be a third or fourth year Undergraduate Student or a Postgraduate Student. As far as possible, the scope of tasks given during the internship is related to the intern’s current degree of study. The SEAMEO Internship Programme provides excellent chance for a directed, practical learning experience in regional and international platform for the candidates. In addition, the Programme could enhance partnership and network between SEAMEO and educational institutions. Therefore, the SEAMEO Secretariat would like to extend the internship opportunity to students not only at the SEAMEO Secretariat, but also at SEAMEO Regional Centres/Network (SEAMEO Units) by streamlining and making the process more systematic and integrated. Objectives Providing opportunities for students to assist the SEAMEO Units in international cooperation, administrative, secretarial, accounting and IT areas; Providing a framework by which students could enhance their educational experiences through practical work assignments; and Providing students with exposure on regional and international work that would give them significant edge in terms of employability, career growth, and building a wider network.   Time Frame The internship duration will be from 3 to a maximum of 6 months starting August 2017. Internship Conditions SEAMEO Units may provide interns with the following funding: A minimal stipend to partially cover food and incidental expenses depending on the budget of the receiving SEAMEO Units. Generally, all provisions above are subject to policies of the SEAMEO Units. The deadline for submission of your application form will be on 30 June 2017. How to apply: http://internship.seameo.org/registration Contact person For further enquiries, please contact Mrs. Natcha Kampiranond at natcha(at)seameo.org or Tel: +66 2 391 0144.

    14 Jun
    14 Jun
  • Established in 2013, the ISS is an intensive, six-week academic programme that aims at promoting international goodwill & cultural understanding amongst promising young individuals, developing their potential as future leaders in government, business & civil society. Each year, the programme is convened during the summers under the banner of the acclaimed Incredible India campaign and with the backing of the Centre for Escalation of Peace (www.cepeace.org). Profile of the ISS: With India as a study model, the ISS offers undergraduate course modules and experiences that introduce the students to a range of issues and debates which are shaping contemporary developing societies. The six-week programme at the ISS has been divided into two distinct components: (i) A four-week academic session where lectures on Indian Politics, The Indian Economy, Indian Sociology and Indian History will take place with the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University as the academic venue; and (ii) A two-week Fieldwork experience which will be held primarily in Rajasthan after the academic session and this will include the opportunity to volunteer for social causes. Over its past three sessions, the programme has had representation from around 40 countries, with many of its participants having been students at some of the top institutions of the world. The University of California, the University of Oxford, the University of Tokyo, National University of Singapore, the University of Adelaide, the Royal University of Bhutan (with support from the India-Bhutan Foundation) and the University of Colima are just a few of the institutions with which the ISS has formal collaborations and/or arrangements in place.   (i) Eligibility: a. Minimum age of 18 years as of 25 June 2017; b. A completed high school certification; and c. A secured admission into or enrolment in a higher education programme – undergraduate or postgraduate. d. Interest in and/or field study focusing on ASEAN-India relations will be an advantage Optional: (ii) Essay/Statement of Purpose of 200-300 words length (100 points total): a. Is the applicant able to convey his/her expectations from the ISS in a well thought out manner? Has he/she understood the programme? 40 points b. Is the applicant able to convey his/her potential contributions to the ISS in a well thought out manner? Does he/she have the potential to bring added value to the ISS? 40 points c. Please judge the Statement of Purpose in terms of quality (content, grammar, structure). 20 points Number of Nominations from each ASEAN Member State: A minimum of two nominees may be identified by each ASEAN Member State. Nominations may be sent along with the following so that it is eases the final selection: (i) Basic Information of Nominee (incl. Name, Gender, Date of Birth, Current Institution/Organisation, Current Degree/Designation, Email Address, Postal Address, Mobile Tel Number); (ii) Passport Scan; and (iii) Statement of Purpose submitted by Nominee with score (optional). Deadline for Nominations: Wednesday 14 June 2017; nominations may be sent to admissions@issnewdelhi.in Click here to download program’s leaflet

    13 Jun
    13 Jun
  • A program for Fostering ASEAN Future Leaders is an ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Project between the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and Daejeon University (DJU). The project is jointly funded by the ASEAN-ROK Future Oriented Cooperation Programs Funds and Daejeon University. The program offers exchange scholarships for 20 undergraduate students from ASEAN student to study at Daejeon University, the Republic of Korea (ROK). The scholarship includes tuition fees, room and board, round-trip ticket, basic medical insurance and living allowance (USD 300 per month) for one academic year. Daejeon University has specialized curriculum and ample experience with ASEAN student, so DJU is the only university which has launched the ASEAN – ROK International College Student Exchange Program since 2002. DJU provides ASEAN students with the opportunity to become leading role models in the future by taking the advanced level classed, while using our fully technologically equipped facilities for one academic year. Also, our program is dedicated in cultivating students to become leaders of ASEAN Nations, especially through our internship program at international or government organizations in Korea such as UN-APCICT, IFEZ, KNCU, KIEP and ASEAN-Korea Centre. We have witnessed our students contribute to diplomatic relations between ASEAN and ROK.   Eligible Applicant: o Applicant must be a citizen of ASEAN nations and currently enrolled in one of Universities in ASEAN Countries. o Applicant must have the excellent academic record.(Should be in the top 10 % of their classes) o Applicant have to complete their academic course at least two semester ( a year) o Applicant must have a good command of written and spoken English. o Applicant must have a good medical record. How to Apply: 1. Application: o Students from AUN Member Universities may contact the international office (or other authorized bodies) of their Universities or visit AUN‟s web-sites (www.aunsec.org) for the application package. o Student from Non-AUN Member Universities may contact the Ministry of Education in his/her countries or visit AUN‟s web-sites for the application package. 2. For AUN Member Universities, after completing the application requirements, applicant shall request his/her university international office or other authorized bodies to submit the original application package (including an application form, medical questionnaire, letter of recommendation, statement of purpose to return etc.) to AUN Secretariat and send a copy of all required documents to the Daejeon University to the contact information on page 7. 3. For Non-AUN Member Universities, applicant may submit his/her application both directly to the AUN Secretariat and Daejeon University by post without going through his/her IRO. Scholarship Announcement: The result of the selection will be forwarded to the International Relations Office of student‟s original university and be posted on AUN‟s website in late July 2017. Timeline: Deadline for Application: 7th July 2017 (The Universities might have different deadline for their students.) Scholarship Announcement: 20th July, 2017   Click the links below to download documents required and for more information: 1. Application Form – FAFL 2017-2018 2. Statement of Intent to Return Form – FAFL 2017-2018 3. Medical Questionnaire – FAFL 2017-2018 4. Reference Form – FAFL 2017-2018 5. Scholarship Condition Agreement – FAFL 2017-2018 Application Package & Information FAFL 2017-2018 ASEAN Student Handbook 2017

    12 Jun
    12 Jun
  • On Tuesday (06/06/2017), delegations from Embassy of Japan (International Human resource Network Organization Inc), attended a meeting with Universitas Indonesia, taking place at International Office Meeting Room, 1st  floor, Central Administration Building UI Campus Depok. The delegations were  Mr. Yoshiharu Komiyama, Former Member of the House of Councilors, Mr. Harumasa  Isomura, Secretary Former Member of the House of Councilors, Mr. Satoshi Miyajima, President Director OS Selnajaya, Ms. Mari Araki, Research and Development Advisor OS Selnajaya, Resmiati Satta Ryugaku and Education Det. Head OS Selnajaya, Sarah Febrianti, Education Staff  OS Selnajaya. The delegations were welcomed by Prof. Melda Kamil Ariadno, S. H,. LL. M,. Ph. D., Head of International Office, also attending the meeting were, Ms. Alfrida, Coordinator for International Mobility, Mrs. Rismeita, Outbound Mobility Senior Officer and Ms. Andini, scholarship officer. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss about scholarships from Japan Government and global education through  International Human resource Network Organization Inc (IHNO). IHNO is an outsourcing company  that helps foreign students to get a part time job while studying in Japan. They are not only offering a job but also 20.000 yen scholarships. The workplace offered is a workplace that has agreed to cooperate with IHNO. They also offer jobs for those who have graduated from Japanese universities to work  as well as internship opportunity for UI students  in a Japanese branch company in Indonesia. For IT students, they also offer Japanese language courses for 6 months in Indonesia before their departure to Japan. Both parties are looking forward for the cooperation in the near future.  

    12 Jun
    12 Jun
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