Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia (FKUI) welcomed a delegation from the Faculty of Medicine, UniversitiTeknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia, on Saturday and Sunday (23-24/5). This meeting was located at Health Science Cluster Building (Gedung Rumpun Ilmu Kesehatan), UI Campus-Depok. Accompanied by two lecturers, the 10 students of UiTM, who are members of Medical Student Association (MESTA), visited FKUI to exchange ideas and foster professional relationships between both student council organizations.
The delegation was welcomed by the Undergraduate Program Coordinator of FKUI dr. FernandiMoegni, SpOG(K) along with students from the Executive Board of Student Council (or known as BEM IKM) FKUI. In his speech, dr. Fernandi expressed his appreciation to UiTM delegation’s visit to the FKUI. He also shared the ins and outs of the education system and learning process in FKUI to the students from UiTM. Furthermore, Ni Gusti Made, the Vice Chairman of BEM IKM FKUI, talked about the activities of the student council organization in FKUI straightforwardly giving an illustration of how a medical student, who is often dubbed by ‘a book worm’ can actively participate in various activities in the student council organizations.
After the brief introduction, this meeting was followed by a discussion session which was divided into 5 groups concisting of administrative and secretariat; treasury; research; human resource development; student affairs; communication and information; social and political; and areas of interest and talent. The discussion ran interactively, the participants were enthusiastic to know more about the topic.
On the second day of visit, the activities were the introduction of Health Science Cluster UI including facilities, faculties which are incorporated in RIK UI, and the introduction of collaboration modules that run on RIK UI. Furthermore, besides the presentation from Bureau of External Relations BEM IKM FKUI, who was performed by Kristi Levania, there was also a presentation from the representatives of faculties that are members of the Health Science Cluster UI, namely the Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Public Health, Faculty of Nursing and the Faculty of Pharmacy.
The 2-day visit was closed with a tour of the campus, souvenir exchange and taking photos together. Through this visit, FKUI and UiTM are hoping to develop, share knowledge and strengthen the friendships which will bring many benefits to the students of both universities. (Contributor: Bagus Radityo Amien/Mel/Die)