In an effort to develop the Office of International Affairs of Al Azhar Indonesia University (UAI), on November 14, 2012, Dr. Hidayat, Director of OIA, visited Mr. John Phillips, International Development Manager, and Prof. Hadyn Griffiths, Head of Quality Department, both of the London School of Commerce, London, UK.
During this visit, several topics were discussed, including potential research collaboration or join research both at faculty and student levels between the two universities, posibility of opening LSC-MBA program at UAI campus, student exchange, etc. Currently, LSC has offered partial scholarship to UAI students and faculty members for MBA program with specialization in General Management, Finance, International Business and Marketing; MSc in Management Consultancy, MSc in International Tourism Management, MSc. In International Hospitality Management, MSc in Informatio Technology and MSc in Accounting and Finance.
The London School of Commerce (LSC) was founded November 1999, with an initial group of 55 students. They studied postgraduate and undergraduate programs in Business and Computing in collaboration with Charles Sturt University, Australia. In October 2006, the London School of Commerce was formally awarded the status of an Associate College of the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC).
With the widening portfolio of collaborations, another sub-division, the School of Technology and Management (STM) was formed. STM has a collaborative partnership with University of East London (UEL). In March 2007, The School of Technology and Management was formally awarded the status as an Affiliate College of the University of East London. The School of Business and Law is an Associate College of the University of Gloucestershire. Simultaneously in 2005 the Group started expanding overseas, and opened two campuses; Westminster International College (WIC) in Kuala Lumpur and Asian Centre for Management and Information Technology (ACMIT) in Bangladesh.
For detailed information, please visit LSC website: lsclondon.co.uk or contact the Office of International Affairs, UAI, firstname.lastname@example.org.