INTI International University recently entered a partnership with Far Eastern Federal University, a university ranked in the top 500 QS World University Rankings 2023. The virtual Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be a pathway for further collaboration between both the universities in the areas of research, teaching and learning, as well as student and scholar exchange programmes.
Dr. Joseph Lee, Vice Chancellor of INTI International University and the signatory for INTI, believes that this new venture will stem a significant relationship between the two institutions.
“It was a great and momentous moment for INTI International University to sign an MoU with an established institution like Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) located in Russia. We continuously spread our wings to reflect INTI’s mission to develop graduates who are equipped with skills to seamlessly adapt to an ever-evolving workplace globally,” shared Dr. Joseph.
(From left to right) Siti Nurbaayah Daud, Deputy Dean of Faculty of Business and Communications of INTI International University, Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Choo Wou Onn, Pro Vice Chancellor for the Cross Functional Centre of INTI International University, Dr. Joseph Lee, Vice Chancellor of INTI International University and Mr. Song Kuok Thong, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Student Services of INTI International University at the virtual Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between INTI International University and Far Eastern Federal University.
About FEFU, he said, “FEFU is a unique intellectual community. Based at a campus with world-class infrastructure, its faculties provide innovative educational and research opportunities. The institution is a gathering place for scientific communication between Russian and international experts and is an active participant in both socio-economic and cultural development of the Russian Far East.”
According to Dr. Joseph, FEFU’s location and personnel offer 120 years of experience in education and research which creates unique opportunities for collaboration with leading innovative centers across the Asia-Pacific region, where FEFU has established itself as a global leader in science and innovation. It comprises of nine schools, providing a choice of over 150 educational programs in promising areas of technological development, overseen by faculty and staff capable of implementing large scale projects important to the region’s economy.
Other representatives from INTI International University present at the virtual ceremony were Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Choo Wou Onn, Pro Vice Chancellor for the Cross Functional Centre, Song Kuok Thong, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Student Services, and Siti Nurbaayah Daud, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Business and Communications.
FEFU was represented by Evgeny E. Vlasov, Acting Vice President for International Relations and signee from the institution, Nikita S. Smirnov, Deputy Vice President for International Relations, Andrey A. Deryabin, Deputy Vice President for International Relations, Aleksandra E. Balinskaia, leading specialist of International Protocol Division, Center for International Promotion, Tourism and Protocol and Alexandr G. Tkachev, specialist of International Protocol Division, Center for International Promotion, Tourism and Protocol.
Dr. Joseph Lee (second from right), Vice Chancellor of INTI International University signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) document on behalf of INTI International University.
While the collaboration will help to develop graduates who are equipped with the right skills for the workplace, it will also allow both faculty and students to widen and exchange knowledge and perspectives.
“INTI has been the bridge that connects the needs of tomorrow through the skills our students gain today, empowering them to become leaders, innovators, and game changers of the future. Through collaborations with established universities around the world, we are further committed to ensuring our students and lecturers gain the competencies needed to sustain the demands of the future and to work alongside the digital transformations driving today’s global businesses in the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0),” Dr. Joseph concluded.