Universitas Hasanuddin explained the quality improvement strategy on a national and international scale at an international webinar organized by the Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Technology (Fakultas Teknologi Pertambangan dan Perminyakan/FTTM) of Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). This webinar takes the topic of “Unblocking Obstacles to Power and Energy Sufficiency”. The activity took place virtually through the zoom meeting application at 09.30 WITA on Thursday (14/01).
On the occasion, Prof. dr. Muh. Nasrum Massi, Ph.D. as the Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation, started his explanation by giving an overview of the history of Unhas. The campus was originally formed from three faculties, namely the Faculty of Economics and Business, the Faculty of Law, and the Faculty of Medicine.
Furthermore, Prof. Nasrum also conveyed about the current condition of Unhas which is experiencing very rapid development. There are 15 faculties and a graduate school. In addition, quality improvement continues to be maximized, one of which can be seen from the achievements of Unhas which managed to gain the title of “Cluster 1” at the 7th national rank as the best State Higher Education in the clustering of the Ministry of Education and Culture.
“86% of undergraduate programs at Unhas have been accredited “A”. In addition, several study programs have also received international accreditation from several accreditation institutions such as AUN-QA, ABET, and ASIIN,” explained Prof. Nasrum.
Unhas currently focuses on improving the quality of education on an international level by entering the World Class University (WCU). Various aspects continue to be improved, from academic reputation to research collaboration.
Unhas has 2,266 papers of international indexed publications. This places Unhas in the 4th rank of the most productive universities. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Unhas remains active in holding virtual international conferences. This is taken to optimize lecturer publications which not only have an impact on individuals but also institutions.
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Editor: Ishaq Rahman, AMIPR