Tangerang, September 30, 2020 — R. Andika Dwi Prasetya, Bc.I.P., S.Pd., Head of the Regional Office (Kakanwil) of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights (Kemenkumham) Banten, inaugurated the Immigration Corner at the Building F of Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) Lippo Village, Tangerang, on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. This Immigration Corner will provide services for all members of the Yayasan Pendidikan Pelita Harapan (YPPH) community.
The inauguration, initiated by UPH Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (FISIP), has made UPH the first university in Banten that has an Immigration Corner. The purpose of Immigration Corner is to facilitate immigration services for the YPPH academic community, both Indonesian citizens and foreigners, such as passport services and residence permits. It affirms UPH as an international university.
UPH and the Immigration Office signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the Tri Dharma Perguruan Tinggi collaboration. Optimistically, the establishment of the Immigration Corner will open further collaboration between UPH and the Immigration Office in the academic fields, such as research, internship programs, and so on.
“The Class I Non-TPI Immigration Office, Tangerang unit, as a work unit with a Corruption Free Area (WBK) predicate, is fully committed to improving the quality of public services to the community. One of them is by inaugurating the Immigration Corner on UPH Lippo Village campus. The increasing phenomenon of learning across countries makes immigration inevitable. In terms of convenience and management of a residence permits, we hope that the Immigration Corner as a service innovation can provide the best solution for the academic community for fine and easy immigration processes,” said Felucia Sengky Ratna, Head of Class 1 Non-TPI Immigration Office, Tangerang unit.
“We are proud and excited to be working with the Tangerang-Banten immigration office in providing immigration services for the whole family of YPPH. We hope that it will provide better immigration services, especially for students and lecturers from abroad,” explained Alva Manuel Tumilisar, UPH Chief People Officer.
Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) has been impacting the nation through excellent, holistic, and transformational higher education for 26 years. UPH is committed to produce competent and professional leaders equipped with true knowledge, faith in Christ, and godly character. UPH continues to expand its wings through cooperation with universities from various countries, keeping up to date with the recent developments in the world of education, and through partnership with the industries, both national and international, which can be a door for graduates to pursue their careers. UPH has produced more than 30,000 graduates who serve in various fields and become agents of change for the nation.
Yayasan Pendidikan Pelita Harapan Foundation (YPPH) was founded in 1992 with the vision to bless the nation through transformational education based on true knowledge, faith in Christ, and godly character. YPPH has built schools, including Sekolah Pelita Harapan (SPH), Sekolah Dian Harapan (SDH), Sekolah Lentera Harapan (SLH), UPH College, Hope Academy, Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH). These schools serve in the education field from pre-kindergarten to university level and are spread across various regions with the aim of providing equitable education for all people in Indonesia.
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