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Mitigation of COVID-19, Faculty of Law UII Held Zoom Tutorial Workshop for Lecturers

The spread of pandemic decease, COVID-19, enforce all public and private sectors to prevent meetup and contact of mass people or public activity as well as Universitas Islam Indonesia (UII). As follow the Rector Circular Number 1048/Rek/10/SP/III/2020, all regular class are conducted by using online platforms. The online learning is now extended to 7th June 2020 as part of the tight mitigation prevention measures.

Based on Rector Circular, all of the lectures will be held online. So do the Faculty of Law, all regular lecture will be held using online platforms, like Zoom and Google Meet.

However, it is inevitably, the ability to master technology by some teaching staff and the lecturer is not evenly distributed. So, the Faculty of Law UII conducts a Workshop of Online Learning System by Utilizing Zoom and Google Hangout Meet Platform for lecturers. “Recently, lecturers at the Faculty of Law UII only familiar with google classroom, one of the online platforms from google besides the Google Hangout Meet. Therefore, training is needed to introduce the use of the application to lecturers and teaching staff to enhance the effectiveness of learning using Zoom”, said the Head of Committee, Dodik Setiawan Nur Heriyanto, SH., MH., LLM., Ph.D.

Due to the implementation of the Rector’s policy in the prevention of the COVID-19 at the university area, the tutorial was held by an online meeting using Zoom and Google Hangout Meeting platforms. “All of the participants are lecturers of the Faculty of Law. The content of the materials itself consists of how to manage Zoom and Google Hangout Meet for online lecture, and the student’s attendance status at google classroom”, said Dodik Setiawan.

The Workshop itself was held in 3 batches. The first batch was held on 19th March 2020 and attended by 17 participants. The second batch was held on 21st March 2020 and attended by 20 participants. While the third batch was held on 22nd March 2020 and attended by 14 participants. In the workshop, there were two speakers: Abdurahman Al-Faqih, SH., MA., LLM and Eko Riyadi, SH., MH. All the session was held online.

It seems the pandemic of COVID-19 will not stop the process of the lecture at the Faculty of Law of UII. “We do hope the pandemic will stop soon and all the lecture back to normal. But, for the mitigation, we really do our best to provides transfer of knowledge to our students in safety ways”, said Dodik Setiawan.

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Mitigation on Prevention of the Spread of COVID-19

Dear students,

In response to the new Rector letter No. 1048/Rek/10/SP/III/2020, all classes in the International Program would be replaced by online learning from March 16, 2020 to April 15, 2020. This is also part of the mitigation response to the prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Thus, please keep an eye on information from your lecturers or via available social media groups (including official WhatsApp group of Kabar Kuliah). We do really hope this situation will getting down. Keep and stay healthy everyone!

IP FH UII,

 

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Guest Lecture: Introducing on Corporate Lawyering

The advancement of industry and trade has demanded the business world in many sectors to continue to develop, one of which is the legal practitioners. The Corporate Lawyer profession is a ‘rising profession’ due to the development of the business world.

To answer the students’ thirst, the Faculty of Law at the Islamic University of Indonesia (UII) held a Guest Lecture entitled “Introducing on Corporate Lawyering”, on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The guest lecturers brought in were Corporate Lawyer practitioners from one of the national law firms, Assegaf Hamzah and Partners (AHP). They are Bono Daru Adji S.H., L.LM., and M. Insan Pratama, S.IP., S.H., L.LM., managing partners and senior associates at AHP.

The Guest Lecture was opened by Secretary of the International Undergraduate Program Faculty of Law UII, Dodik Setiawan Nur Heriyanto, S.H., M.H., L.LM., Ph.D. In his remarks, Dodik Setiawan emphasized to the participants to be able to take valuable learning from the event. Therefore, business competition has increasingly developed in the digital age. Whereas the young generation has many advantages because they are accustomed to digital technology in their daily lives.

This Guest Lecture Program: Introducing the Corporate Lawyering was moderated by Rahadian Diffaul Barraq Suwartono, SH. The event was held in the Audio Visual Room, Faculty of Law, Indonesian Islamic University and attended by students and lecturers.

In their material, Bono Daru Adji and Insan Pratama explained what corporate lawyers are. According to Bono, a lawyer currently does not merely work in court. But, there is also the profession of a lawyer who is in charge of carrying out many legal actions for companies, known as corporate lawyers. As a legal practitioner, a corporate lawyer must be broad-minded. “A corporate lawyer is partly an engineer, partly a banker and mostly a lawyer,” Insan explained. Meaning, a corporate lawyer must study various aspects of scientific disciplines, such as economics and engineering, in addition to legal disciplines. Because, a corporate lawyer is a determinant of whether a company’s business agreement will take place or not.

In addition to introducing the profession of corporate lawyers, Bono and Insan also introduced how a career in a law firm. Insan, who is a Faculty of Law UII alumnae, introduced the recruitment scheme in AHP. According to him, students should not only be satisfied with knowledge in the classroom but also must develop themselves. Social activities, verbal communication skills, and dexterity are the capital of a corporate lawyer.

The Guest Lecture program was attended by around 50 students and was broadcast live through the Faculty of Law UII’s YouTube channel. While lecture material can be accessed openly at the link http://bit.ly/CLUII.

Welcoming Back Credit Transfer Program Participants to IIUM and YsU

The Undergraduate Study Program in Law, Faculty of Law, Universitas Islam Indonesia has celebrated a welcoming ceremony for the Credit Transfer Program Participants 2019-2020 to IIUM, Malaysia and Youngsan University, South Korea. The event was held on Monday, 27th of January 2020 in Room TS/III.8 Tamansiswa Campus. The 10 participants shared their experience during the short semester study at the foreign universities. “We really enjoyed our study in Malaysia. Teachers treated us very well. We also learned specifically the Malaysian legal system.” said Yuwan Zaghlul Ismail, one of the participants.

“The Study Program really appreciates the courage of the students and their academic achievement. We also received good feedback from our partner that our students could able to show that they could study well with very active communication skills and good behavior. This really affects a good reputation for our university.” said Dr. Budi Agus Riswandi, the Head of the Undergraduate Study Program.

The next program, UII will not only send their students to Malaysia and South Korea, but also to the University of Western Australia – in response with the previous signing MoA with the Australian partner.

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Condolence

The Entire Civitas Academia of the Faculty of Law Universitas Islam Indonesia Mourned the Death of One of Our Alumnae. Tommy Apriando was former student of Faculty of Law UII Year 2007. His path as a journalist, social activist, and alumnae may give great inspiration toward the younger students after him. Rest in Peace. May Allah give him Jannah.

FH UII sends 3 Students to Participate in the Global Collaboration Program in South Korea

Three Students of the Faculty of Law of the Islamic University of Indonesia successfully passed to take part in the Global Collaboration Program organized by the University of Youngsan, South Korea. This program will be carried out from 3 to 18 January 2020. For approximately 2 weeks participants from various parts of the world will participate in activities such as South Korean language training, Introduction to Law and Culture of South Korea, and visits to several important places in Busan.

“This program is an example of the realization of the agreement between the Indonesian Islamic University and Youngsan University. We hope students can take knowledge and experience while participating in activities. In addition, program participants are also expected to pass on their knowledge and experience to other students after returning to Indonesia. ” Budi Agus Riswandi, S.H., M.Hum, Chair of the Faculty of Law Study Program at the Faculty of Law UII.

The collaboration between the Faculty of Law of UII and Youngsan University is very intensive. Currently there are still 5 (five) UII Law Faculty students who are still taking the Credit Transfer Program for 1 (one) semester at Youngsan University. In 2018, 1 (one) UII Law Faculty student also joined the Summer Course. “This program can not only be participated by International Program Students, but regular program students can also participate,” said Dr. Abdul Jamil, S.H., M.H. The Dean of the Faculty of Law of UII when closing the release ceremony.

The release ceremony for students who participated in the Global Collaboration Program 2020 in Busan South Korea took place solemnly. The event took place on December 27, 2019 in the Multipurpose Room attended by students, leaders and representatives of division heads within the Faculty of Law of UII.

Digital Literacies Workshop: Social Media Can Support the Professional World

The Faculty of Law of the Universitas Islam Indonesia (FH UII) held a Workshop on Digital Literacies in Legal Education on Monday (December 2nd, 2019). The Workshop program was filled by speakers from FH UII internally an At least, this workshop was attended by around 50 participants who were lecturers, teaching staff, academic staff, and students in the Faculty of Law UII.d also invited professors from the United States.

Through the workshop, FH UII wanted to open up insights to its academic staff to be able to exploit the potential of digital literacy. The workshop was filled by two speakers: Assoc. Prof. Jayne Lammers, Ph.D. and Abdurrahman Al-Faqiih, S.H., M.A., L.LM.

The first speaker, Assoc. Prof. Jayne Lammers, Ph.D. originating from the United States explained, the development of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 has brought great changes in the world of education. The pattern of students and young people has changed, from previously doing literacy studies through books, now turning to digital literacy. The intended digital literacy is very broad, covering the internet and social media. But, according to Jayne Lammers, the majority of people use digital technology for entertainment purposes only.

Jayne Lammers shows one of the results of his research on digital literacies. The research included the case of a child named Eve. Based on Jayne’s findings, a child named Eve who has a hobby of playing the game ‘The Sims’ experienced a period of anxiety after graduating from high school. Eve didn’t know what to do after high school. While doing her hobby playing the game ‘The Sims’, Eve began to make a story based on the simulation game. He also wrote the story on his blog page. While writing, Eve also learned image editing techniques, coding, and several other technologies to support the story she made. In addition, in the end, Eve was known as a professional writer by utilizing the technology she learned.

Jayne Lammers also explained the concept of Personal Learning Network (PLN). Based on this concept, students should be able to utilize social media to improve their pre-profession world. Using PLN, students can follow professional accounts and start self-branding.

The second speaker, Abdurahman, puts more emphasis on the use of digital sources in legal research. According to Abdurahman, UII has facilitated many conveniences in digital literacy. “The question is whether you already know?” Abdurahman said.

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Recruitment for Participants Global Collaboration Program at Youngsan University, South Korea

The Faculty of Law of UII in collaboration with Youngsan University held the Global Collaboration Program (3-18 January 2019) in Busan, South Korea. For students who are interested in participating in this activity please register at the link: http://bit.ly/partialScholarshipFHUII

 

 

Registration deadline: November 27th, 2019 at 13.00 pm

For those who are selected/pass the selection, they will get a partial scholarship from FH UII

Faculty of Law UII Holds Visiting Professor from Australia

The Faculty of Law of the Universitas Islam Indonesia (FH UII) once again held international scale activities. This time, FH UII invited Professor Andrew Mitchell from the University of Melbourne, to come to Yogyakarta.

Prof. Andrew came at the invitation of FH UII. According to the Secretary of the International Undergraduate Program, Dodik Setiawan Nur Heriyanto, S.H., M.H., LL.M., Ph.D., Prof. Andrew was invited as one of the visiting professor programs organized by FH UII. “This program is one of the internationalization steps undertaken by the Law Faculty”, said Dodik Setiawan.

Prof. Andrew visited FH UII for three days. In accordance with the invitation of FH UII, Prof. Andrew shared his knowledge in several activities with the UII academic community. On Tuesday (11-11-2019), Prof. Andrew shared his knowledge with post-graduate students of FH UII in the General Lecture on International Trade Law. The event was held at the FH UII Postgraduate Campus, Jalan Cik Ditiro Number 1, Yogyakarta. At the event, Prof. Andrew investigated international trade law.

On Wednesday (11-11-2019), an International Seminar was held with Prof. Andrew as one of the speakers. Besides Prof. Andrew, the seminar was also filled by Christopher Cason, JD., FH UII’s foreign lecturer from the United States, and Nandang Sutrisno, S.H., LL.M., M.Hum., Ph.D., an international law expert of FH UII. The International Seminar was attended by at least 150 participants from various groups.

After the International Seminar, Prof. Andrew also shared his knowledge with the students of the Moot Court Faculty of Law UII. Prof. Mitchell, who is also the coach of the moot court team at the Law School of the University of Melbourne, shares tricks before and after the race.

Besides sharing his experiences and knowledge, Prof. Andrew was also invited to meet with the leaders of FH UII. At the meeting, FH UII hoped to establish more collaboration with the University of Melbourne. Prof. Andrew said he was happy to visit Indonesia at the invitation of FH UII. “It’s nice to be here,” he said.

Yuwan Zaghlul Ismail Successfully Presented the Indonesia’s Environmental Roadmap on Sustainable Development Goals at Environmental Law Conference 2019 in IIUM, Malaysia

Enviromental law Conference 2019 is an annual Routine activity held by Civil Law Department of Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyah of Law (AIKOL) of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM),  This event was organized directly by a professor of environmental law who is also a lecturer in environmental law in AIKOL, this event aims to increase student awareness of the importance of protecting the environment and also to increase student awareness of the environment, this event focuses on the topic Sustainable Development Goals. Each speaker explained several aspects of the SDGs and also some of the applications and strategies to achieve the SDGs themselves, this event was opened by the Dean of AIKOL, Prof. Dr. Farid Sufian, he also shared some material related to SDGs, in this event the one who acted as the keynote speaker was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maizatun Mustafa, who is an expert and consultant in the field of environmental law.

The conference also discussed the role of students and universities in achieving some of the goals of the SDGs, this conference was attended by six speakers from three countries, of which two were from Indonesia, two were from Malaysia, and 2 were from Maldives.

First three speaker focused more on conciliation about how  each country of each speaker reached the SDGs which was related to strategy, commitment and so on, final three speakers focused on the role of students and universities in the Sustainable Development Goals, Yuwan Zaghlul Ismail as Universitas Islam Indonesia representative was assigned to be the first speaker which Yuwan successfully presented it titled Indonesia Roadmap on SDGs and Environmental Targets. Which here, Yuwan at the same time became a representative of Indonesia in explaining some important issues related to Indonesia’s strategy, and also Indonesia’s commitment to achieving SDGS itself, Yuwan who is also participating in the credit transfer program was successfuly became a representative of the Universitas Islam Indonesia  in the annual conference of environmental law, Yuwan is committed to continuing to be able to carry the fragrant Universitas Islam Indonesia  name on the world stage. (Ywn)