MSU – General Santos City partners with the University of Sharjah
by Jorgelyn C. Rivera, LPT
With a fervent desire to explore opportunities of collaboration abroad, Dr. Anshari P. Ali, Chancellor of Mindanao State University-General Santos City signed Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Sharjah which was duly represented by His Excellency, Chancellor Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy. Present also were the Vice Chancellors and Directors of Sharjah University including Dr. Mesut Idriz. The signing of the MoU was held at the Office of the Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates last December 23, 2019.
The Memorandum of Understanding aims to explore opportunities for cooperation and collaborations in academic and research programs of mutual interest as well as the possibility of signing a memorandum of understanding to promote international linkages between the two institutions. It was a mutual desire between Mindanao State University-General Santos City and the University of Sharjah to set out opportunities for collaboration and positive academic engagement.
The parties, subject to the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding, will endeavor to establish, promote and develop on a basis of direct cooperation and collaboration in the field of research, education and training programs of mutual interests. Further, the parties will endeavor to take necessary steps to encourage and promote cooperation in the following areas: (a)Exchange of researchers; (b) Exchange of students ; (c) Exchange of scholarly and pedagogical materials (d) Exchange of publications; (e) Joint education programs; (f) Joint research and development projects; and, (g) Joint workshops and training programs. Furthermore, the parties agree to develop cooperation in education, researches, scientific publications, and other activities viewed to be potentially beneficial.
It is with high hopes that the five-year term of the said memorandum helps in the realization of the university’s mandate that is to produce globally competitive graduates along with its aspiration to strengthen and expand its extension services to its stakeholders.
The Official Newsletter OF MSU-GSC
FEBRUARY 2020 | NO. 2