What's happening in PresUniv

Published: 15 Feb 2023

Tuesday (14/2), President University (Presuniv) received a visit from the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Culture of Timor Leste, Longuinhos dos Santos, along with his entourage. They included, the Director General of Higher Education, Science and Culture of Timor Leste, Filomena Lay, Executive Director of the Human Capital Development Fund Dr. Christovao dos Reis, along with the entire team from the ministry. The delegation from Timor Leste was welcomed by the Rector of the Presuniv Prof. Dr, Chairy, Handa S. Abidin, S.H., LL.M., Ph.D., Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Maria Jacinta Arquisola, BA, MHRM, PhD, Vice Rector for Resources, and Treasurer of the Education Foundation at President Justin Endramukti University, along with the heads of bureaus.

There were many topics discussed during the visit. On this occasion Minister Longuinhos dos Santos revealed the reasons why the Timor Leste Government sends its students to study at Presuniv. He said, “The education system at Presuniv combines theory and practice simultaneously. This approach is also supported by companies in the Jababeka industrial area. Finally the use of English in lecture activities . Hopefully one day after graduation they can return soon to help build their country, Timor Leste.”

In his reply, Prof. Chairy said, “We are proud that Presuniv is the choice of the Government of Timor Leste for the development of its human resources. We will work hard to educate students from Timor Leste so that in the future they will become excellent leaders and be able to contribute to the development of their country." During the visit the agreement between Presuniv and Timor Lest was extended. (Lita Gabriella, PR team. Photo: Doc. PR)