International Program of Accounting Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (IPAcc UMY) received a visit from the Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) on Tuesday (22/8) at the UMY Post-Graduate amphitheater room. During the visit, IPAcc and USIM discussed many things through various activities such as Public Lecture, which was filled by accounting lecturers, Rudy Suryanto, SE, M.Acc with the theme of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Forum Group Discussion (FGD), and Monsoon Game.
All series of activities started from 8:30 am to 16:00 pm and attended by head of accounting program, accounting lecturers and all students of IPAcc UMY and 27 students and 2 companion lecturers from USIM Malaysia. During the visit, all participants were very enthusiastic to establish cooperation and tighten the relationship between IPAcc UMY and Bachelor of Accounting USIM Malaysia
The lecturers from USIM dr. Nurhidayah Laila said this visitation is a program from USIM to introduce the foreign culture to its students and also learn new knowledge in accounting. Beside Indonesia, USIM also made visits to several other countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, and U.S. In addition, we also visited several industries in several countries,” she said.
She also explained the selection of Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta as a academic destination for visiting program of USIM to Indonesia. According to her, between UMY and USIM are both studying about conventional and Islamic accounting and have been cooperating for a long time. It can be seen from many activities that have been implemented such as student exchanges that have been done so far. Nurhidayah also hopes that this event can further enhance cooperation with other majors other than accounting majors, so as to improve the quality of education, and the quality of students between these two universities.
Meanwhile, head of international accounting student community Zico Septian Arnar said that all participants are very enthusiastic to follow the series of events that have been scheduled. Zico also hopes that with this event the good relationship between students can be more closely intertwined so as to foster a sense of brotherhood and kinship tied in the rope of unity between Indonesia and Malaysia.
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