Category Archives: Alumni Awards

The Fiona Watson Memorial Fund – Newsletter 12

The Fiona Watson Memorial fund sends a final year student from the University to take up an internship with the UN or an internship with a similar international organisation. The winning student is an ambassador for their country and benefits personally … Continue reading

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Speak now or forever hold your peace

Tom Scott BSC (Hons) sport and Exercise Science, 2005 Scottish Director, Communication Consultants If there is one thing that puts the fear into people more than anything else, it has to be public speaking, whether it is at a wedding … Continue reading

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Stephanie Inglis – Judon’t know who your messing with!

“On the very first day of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, I took to the stage to represent Team Scotland and Judo Scotland in the u57kg category. I was the 6th fight of the day on and the first Scottish girl … Continue reading

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David Somerville – Coaching To Greatness

“Our goal at the Commonwealth Games was to win five medals. Obviously we exceed that by some way,” says David Somerville, a BA Management (2004) graduate and previous recipient of a Heriot-Watt Sports Scholarship Programme. With a total haul of … Continue reading

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UN Intern – Reflections on a unique experience in New York

The 11th recipient of the Fiona Watson Memorial Award was Eleanor Peacock, a languages and interpreting graduate of Heriot-Watt. Awarded annually, the prize an opportunity for a Heriot-Watt graduate to work as an Intern at the UN’s headquarters in New … Continue reading

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Graduation video – Winter 2014

We are pleased to show you our graduation video, which was shown before ceremonies in November and December at our Edinburgh, Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong ceremonies. For images of each of the ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page.

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Edinburgh Graduations, November 2014

The atmosphere was fantastic over the 20 and 21 November for our Edinburgh Graduations. Check out a few of our favourite photos below.   You can see the full set by visiting our Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/1A6RxMd    

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Thanking Our Scholarship Donors

The Development and Alumni Office recently held a drinks reception for some of our scholarship donors to show how their support impacts on the lives of students. Hosted by Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Steve Chapman, the event recognised the support … Continue reading

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The Watt Club Prize 2014

Do you know an exceptional student who deserves to be recognised for their initiative, tenacity or inspiration to others? The Watt Club, Heriot-Watt’s alumni association, awards an annual student prize to recognise achievement in areas other than academic achievement. Past … Continue reading

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The Fiona Watson Memorial Fund – Newsletter 10

The Fiona Watson Memorial Fund offers the chance for a final year Heriot-Watt student to take up an internship with the UN or similar organisation, in memory of Fiona Watson, an alumnae who was killed in a bomb blast whilst … Continue reading

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