|Two UII Students to Join Youth Exchange Program Japan|
|Thursday, 03 May 2012|
Two students of Universitas Islam Indonesia will go to Japan to participate in youth exchange program. They have passed selection test of JENESYS (Japan-East Asia network of Exchange for Students and Youths) program which has been announced in April. This program aims to invite college students from Southeast Asia countries, Australia, New Zealand, India, and South Korea to build mutual understanding through youth exchange within the region.
Anggun Pramuda Wardhani (Pharmacy Department student) and Muhammad Kholif Lir Widyo Putro (Architecture Department student) together with fellows from other university students will be scheduled to visit research institute and various heritage sites in Japan, on May 8-16, 2012.
Through this program, Japanese government expects to promote mutual understanding among youth within region and provide opportunity for the next generation to be able to share their respective knowledge and experiences for their country. In addition, Japan embassy will support transportations, meals, accommodation fee of this program.
Accompanied by Vice Rector III, Ir. Bachnas, M.Sc., Anggun Pramuda Wardhani and Muhammad Kholif Lir Widyo Putro met UII Rector, Prof. Dr. Edy Suandi Hamid, M.Ec on Wednesday (5/2). In this occasion, Rector gave his fully support to both of students. "We greatly appreciate this youth exchange program. But, you have to remember that you also carry the name of Universitas Islam Indonesia almamater in international level". He stressed out.