Indonesian embassy, Unitech work on renewing MoA with universities

Education, Normal

The National, Monday 20th May 2013

 THE education attaché at the Indonesian embassy in Port Moresby is working on renewing the memorandum of understanding for the PNG University of Technology (Unitech) in Lae with several universities in Indonesia.

This followed a visit to Unitech on May 10-12.

Another reason for the visit was also to conduct interviews with applicants Indonesian government scholarships academic year 2013-14 for those who live in Lae and surrounding areas. 

Acting Vice-Chancellor Prof Muhammed Satter explained to the visiting team that Unitech have agreements with several universities in Indonesia as UNCEN, UNHAS, ITB, IPB and UUPATTI which had since expired.

Satter said that Unitech require experts in the field of radiology therapy. The request was welcomed by the education attaché Didik Wisnu Widjajanto.

On the second day of his visit, Widjajanto conducted interviews of prospective applicants for the Indonesian government scholarship for year 2013-14 which came in from Bulolo, Ramu, Goroka and Lae. 

For participants who pass the interview, their documents will be sent to the universities that have study field in accordance with what is desired by the applicant. 

If the applicants were accepted, the letter of acceptance will be issued by the University and it will be sent to the applicant through the Indonesian embassy in Port Moresby. The letter is then sent to scholarship authorities in Jakarta for approval.