Universitas Islam Sultan Agung (UNISSULA), Indonesia and Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia are further strengthening their collaboration in the academic area. This is reflected in the visit of the Faculty of Dentistry (FPg) USIM delegation to the Faculty of Dentistry (FKG) UNISSULA on February 21 to 25, 2024. The USIM delegation, consisting of 7 lecturers and 25 students, will engage in a series of activities as part of the International Academic Visit agenda.
The FPg USIM delegation is led by Dr. Faizah binti Abdul Fatah, the Deputy Dean for Academic and International Affairs. Also participating in this visit are Dr. Ahmad Dzulfikar bin Samsudin, the Deputy Dean for Student Affairs and Alumni, and Dr. Nalisha binti Mohamed Ramli, the Clinical Coordinator. They were warmly received by the the Dean of FKG UNISSULA, Dr. drg. Yayun Siti Rochmah, Sp.BM. and the Director of Sultan Agung Islamic Dentistry Hospital (RSIGM SA), Dr. drg. Kusuma Arbianti, MMR. The welcoming event took place in the Faculty of Dentistry building at UNISSULA on February 22nd, 2024.
The USIM students and lecturers’ delegation will participate in various activities, including Sit-in Classes, Research Discussions, General Lectures, Social Service, Campus Tour, and City Tour. The Sit-in Class sessions will be conducted by speakers from UNISSULA and its partner, covering interesting topics such as Anesthesia, General Forensics, DVI, and Forensic Odontology. Another interesting agenda is the involvement of the FPg USIM delegation in social services to the community in Semarang, contributing to widespread benefits.
The visit by the FPg USIM delegation is expected to strengthen the internationalization strategy of UNISSULA in the areas of education, research, and community service. This can further solidify UNISSULA’s position, which has already gained various international recognitions, including from Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking and other international ranking institutions.