Meet and Great Session between Udayana University and Mara Technology University (UiTM) Melaka Branch

In order to follow up on the Memorandum of Understanding between Udayana University and University Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Melaka Branch, the parties met in the "Meet and Great Session" event which took place online via Zoom Meeting, Friday (08/10/2021).

Present at this event were the Rector, Vice Rector for Cooperation and Information Planning, related Deans, Coordinator of the International Affairs Office, and Spokesperson for Udayana University. Meanwhile, from the UiTM Melaka Branch, it was attended by the Rector of the UiTM Melaka Branch Campus, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Vice Rector for the Student Affairs, Vice Rector for the Research and Industrial Networks, the Dean of the Faculty of Trade and Agro-ecotechnology, and the Heads of the UiTM Study Center.

Rector of UiTM Melaka Branch Prof. Dr. Abd Halim in his speech said that Melaka and Bali are two popular tourism destinations in Southeast Asia. The Covid-19 pandemic that has hit the whole world has had a huge impact on these two tourism destinations. In addition, the Covid-19 pandemic has also changed the way humans interact and communicate.

As citizens of educational institutions who have the responsibility to foster and build society through science and technology, we must be ready for all the changes that occur. Of course, in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, UiTM Melaka Branch and Udayana University are still enthusiastic by establishing virtual communication through this Meet and Great Session activity.

While the Rector of Unud Prof. I Nyoman Gde Antara in his speech expressed his gratitude to UiTM Melaka Branch for holding this meeting which was held virtually in order to strengthen cooperation between Udayana University and UiTM Melaka Branch, which in this COVID-19 pandemic situation, was unable to make direct visits to the University. Udayana. Udayana University, and UiTM have signed an MoU on March 26, 2021, but so far have not carried out technical cooperation activities. Therefore, on this occasion, it is hoped that various forms of technical cooperation between the two faculties can be initiated.

Furthermore, the Rector of Udayana University hopes that through this Meet and Greet Session activity, it can be the glue of communication and synergistic collaboration between Udayana University and Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Melaka Branch.