A very fruitful meeting between the Academic Dean for Asia and the Pacific of School of International Training (SIT), Vermont USA, Dr. Brian D. Hammer and Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) at USIM Chancellery Building on Thursday.
Dr. Brian was welcomed by Professor Dr. Fauzias Mat Nor, Director of USIM Alamiyyah and few officers.
They discussed about the development in collaboration in Islamic Finance, global economic integration and biodiversity.
SIT is focusing on the development of a semester length program (15 weeks) based on the US academic calendar and credit system for undergraduate coursework.
Also, another visit by Dr. Brian Hammer (SIT) to University of Malaya (UM) earlier this week to foresee the opportunity of partnership and collaboration between both universities.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Sheena Kaur – Deputy Director, International Relations Office, Dr. Roy Anthony Rogers Peter Rogers – Head, Dept. of International & Strategic Studies, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Dr. Suria Zainuddin – Student Mobility Programme Coordinator, Faculty of Business & Accountancy and Ms. Vigneshree King – International Student Centre (ISC).
Another visit by Dr. Brian Hammer (SIT) to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) chaired by Director of International Relations Centre, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yazrina Yahya.