ISABELA STATE U TIES UP WITH GUIZHOU MINZU UNIVERSITY
(by Patricia Lanzagarita)
ISABELA State University partnered with Guizhou Minzu University in Guyang, China, to strengthen the internationalization of Philippine Higher Education.
The collaboration will allow the establishment of academic linkages between ISU and other Philippine Higher Education Institutions with other academic institutions in East Asia.
ISU President Ricmar Aquino said that the university is expanding its global connection to promote an inclusive academic environment in order to effectively cultivate international talents.
“We embrace education cooperation to harness an operational blueprint that would beef up our institutional capacity to contribute to the global framework of development with inclusivity and relevancy,” Aquino said.
Commission on Higher Education Chairperson J. Prospero “Popoy” De Vera III reiterated the importance of PH HEIs’ internationalization to improve the quality of higher education.
“By embracing internationalization, we can enhance the quality of education, expose our students to diverse perspectives, and equip them with the skills necessary to thrive in a globalized society,” De Vera said.