Welcome to Heriot-Watt University from the Vice-Principal and Provost.
I am delighted that you are interested in joining Heriot-Watt University, a values-led institution that is truly like no other, with five campuses and many partner institutions located around the world that excel in teaching, research and wider societal impact.
This is an exciting time as we strive to make a real difference through delivery of our strategy, Strategy 2025. We will become world-leading in all we do as we continue to fulfil our mission to create and exchange knowledge that benefits society, something we have been doing since our inception in 1821.
Nearly 30,000 students study with Heriot-Watt across business, engineering, design and the social, physical, biological and sports sciences. Our student body is roughly split evenly between the UK, our two campuses in Dubai and Malaysia, and online, with the latter being distributed across almost all the countries of the world. We also have many partnerships with other institutions world-wide who award Heriot-Watt degrees.
We are delighted to be seeking a significant number of new academic colleagues through our Shaping Tomorrow Together campaign. As pioneers of this campaign, you will be focused on excelling in all you do and inspire others around you, including your students, to do the same. Apply to join us if the prospect of working with us here at Heriot-Watt excites you, and we look forward to the opportunity to discuss yours, and our, ambitions together.
Professor Mark J. Biggs CEng FIChemE (he/him)
Vice-Principal and Provost
...developing as a mutually supportive and responsible community with a positive influence on communities around us and on society as a whole.
...tackling problems of real significance to society through our interdisciplinary approach and close collaboration with industry and business, and providing a seamless evolution from fundamental research to innovation and enterprise.
...developing a model of positive education which will prepare our students to be resilient and ready to shape the world.
...enhancing the effectiveness, operation and structure of our University, and supporting academics to excel in their teaching, research and enterprise, and in their interactions with local communities