Liverpool John Moores University Visit at Universitas Airlangga

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On October 25, 2018, Universitas Airlangga had an honorable opportunity to welcome Mr. Stephen Waterworth, Head of International Partnerships Liverpool John Moores University, along with Mr. Jusuf Agung, representative from The British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia. The delegates come to visit UNAIR’s Hospital and Institute of Tropical Disease (ITD) as well as to discuss potential collaboration between the three institutions.

The discussion was led by Prof. Dr. Ni Nyoman Tri Puspaningsih, M. Si, Executive Director of Airlangga Global Engagement. The discussion also involved representatives of UNAIR faculties, such as Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science and Technology, and Faculty of Economics and Business.

Mr. Stephen Waterworth stated that Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) offers academic collaboration such as joint research, student and staff exchange, and joint degree for masters level. Furthermore, Mr. Jusuf Agung also suggested collaboration concerning on tourism, logistic, and port management in accordance with the position of Surabaya as one of Indonesia’s main ports.

The offers were warmly appreciated by UNAIR, as each of the institutions has similar visions to do internationalization and to expand networks. Each party agreed to establish collaboration and arrange the agreement soon in the near future.