Cilacs and Faculty of Law UII agreed with the New Concept of Bridging Program

On Monday, March 18 2019 at the Main Meeting Room (3rd floor) of the Faculty of Law, Universitas Islam Indonesia, a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between the Faculty of Law Universitas Islam Indonesia (FH UII) and Center for International Language and Cultural Studies Universitas Islam Indonesia (Cilacs UII). There were two MoAs signed on this occasion, which were concerning to the English Matriculation Program and CEPT Preparation. The two programs are designed as new model for the bridging program for International Program Students.

“The English Matriculation Program is address to even semester students of the 2018/2019 academic year International Program, Faculty of Law, Universitas Islam Indonesia. Furthermore, for the CEPT Preparation Program is designed for students of 5th (fifth) semester of International Programs, Faculty of Law, Universitas Islam Indonesia. We do not have common consensus with the International Office of UII to continue the program as they do not want to customise with our new curriculum. Some of the substances are having similarities with the current curriculum – this is part of the reason for us to introduce the new program for the international program.” said Dr. Budi Agus Riswandi, S.H., M.Hum.

The event was attended by the Dean of the Faculty of Law UII, Head of Study program of the FH UII, Secretary Study Program of the International Program and the head of Cilacs UII. In his remarks, Dr. Abdul Jamil SH, MH, as Dean of the Faculty of Law UII, said that “Hopefully this MoA can bring better benefits to students who hope our students will not only be competent in law practice but also have good ability of English in order to expand coverage of his career to the international level. We do hope also that this program could be implemented for the regular program students.”. Furthermore, this event was followed by a speech delivered by Director of Cilacs UII. “Basically, legal English with English in general is different. Because legal English has several terms that are not possessed in English in general, therefore through this program, we hope that it can improve the ability of students in understanding of legal english”, she said.

The event was closed with an exchange of souvenirs from the Faculty of Law UII and Cilacs UII. May through this program the level of English language proficiency of UII Law Faculty students can be develop and able to answer global competition.