On 22 September 2015, University College Cork, one of the National University located in Cork, Ireland visited Universitas Indonesia. Dr. Christopher K.Brown, Director of International, Dr. Christopher Shepard, International Strategy Officer, Prof. David Kerins, Dept. of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, and Dr Liz Gebruers is the delegation of UCC. Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., MM, Dr. Ayomi Dita, and Drg. Baiduri Widanarko MKKK, PhD. and other Green Metrics team received the delegation with international Office representatives, Nurul Tri and Desi Dinwati.
The partnership between UCC and UI has started since UCC becomes a member of Green Metrics, World University Ranking on environmental Sustainability made by Universitas Indonesia. The aim of the visit is to develop more collaborative relationships between UI and UCC and meeting Green Metrics team.
UCC emphasized marine renewable energy, and food science biochemistry as one of their key concern of joint research to be considered in the future. UI also proposed to sign formal MOU between UCC and UI and also offered some other possible collaboration such as student exchange, and customized short term student mobility to attract more inbound students to UI and vice versa. This initiative is taken to accommodate internationalization of UI to global world.