UTAR welcomes delegates from UNWAR

A group of delegates from Warmadewa University (UNWAR), Indonesia paid a visit to Sungai Long Campus on 7 October 2022. The delegates were Head of Korpri Bali Foundation Dr Anak Agung Gede Oka Wisnumurti, UNWAR Vice Rector Dr Ir I Wayan Parwata, Faculty of Engineering and Planning Dean Prof Dr Ir I Wayan Runa, Faculty of Engineering and Planning Vice Dean Dr I Nyoman Nuri Arthana, Postgraduate Program Vice Director Dr Ni Made Jaya Senastri, and Architecture Head I Nyoman Gede Maha Putra. They were accompanied by UNWAR staff and students.

Welcoming them were Division of Community and International Networking Director Assoc Prof Dr Lai Soon Oon, Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science (LKC FES) Dean Assoc Prof Ts Dr Yap Wun She, LKC FES Deputy Dean for Student Development and Industrial Training Assoc Prof Ts Dr Lee Kim Yee, Head of Department of Architecture and Sustainable Design Ts Dr Tan Kok Hong, Centre for Extension Education (CEE) Director Assoc Prof Ir Dr Lim Jee Hock, Department of Student Affairs (DSA) Head of Sungai Long Campus Loh Nyuk Leung and Department of Soft Skills and Competency (DSSC) Head of Sungai Long Campus Fook Oi Yee.

Aimed at discussing opportunities for future collaboration, the meeting commenced with the presentation of the UTAR corporate video to enhance the delegates’ understanding of the overall development of the University. Next, Dr Lai, Dr Yap, Dr Lim, Loh and Fook shared detailed information about UTAR, LKC FES, CEE, DSA and DSSC respectively.  Warmadewa University, on the other hand, also presented their corporate video and documentation of their joint workshop titled “Bambu”.

I Nyoman Gede Maha Putra said, “This is my second time visiting UTAR. We have a good collaboration with UTAR. I hope in future we could explore more areas of collaboration in the field of Architecture and Accounting.”

Clockwise from left: Dr Lai, Dr Yap, Loh, Fook and Dr Lim sharing detailed information about UTAR


In the mid of discussion

An in-depth discussion was then carried out between the two parties regarding possible collaborations which included a student mobility programme, collaborative research, collaboration in a bamboo workshop, a study tour, etc. Both parties looked forward to furthering collaboration in the future.

The meeting ended with a souvenir exchange and a hand-over certificate ceremony presented by Dr Yap to UNWAR students, followed by a campus tour to the Architecture Exhibition area, Architecture Studios, LKC FES Lab, and the Library.

Dr Anak Agung (left) presenting a token of appreciation to Dr Yap

UTAR Vice President for Internationalisation and Academic Development Ir Prof Dr Goi Bok Min (second from left) presenting a token of appreciation to Dr Anak Agung (second from right) while Dr Yap (far left) and Dr I Wayan Parwata look on

Prof Goi (second from left) presenting a token of appreciation to Dr I Wayan Parwata (second from right) while Dr Yap (far left) and Dr Anak Agung look on

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