Category Archives: Management & Languages

David Nussbaum – CEO of WWF UK

David Nussbaum (Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, 1982) is the Chief Executive of WWF UK, and Chair of the UK Chapter of the anti-corruption movement, Transparency International, two international non-governmental organisations (NGO). We speak to David more in depth in the … Continue reading

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Alumni Magazine – Spring 2015

We’re delighted to release the spring 2015 edition of In Conversation, our magazine for alumni and friends of Heriot-Watt. In this issue we hear from Sir Geoff Palmer on his life in brewing; Baroness Alison Suttie reunites with her Russian lecturer … 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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Inspiring Others To Care – Tasnim Hassan

Each year, Heriot-Watt awards the Watt Club Prize to a current student in order to recognise wider measures of initiative and enterprise than academic achievement alone. This year, we were delighted to award the prize to Tasnim Hassan, who is … Continue reading

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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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Heriot-Watt at the Edinburgh Fringe

Four Heriot-Watt academics will take the stage in August to debate their ‘dangerous ideas’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas is billed as “debate, discussion and discourse in the company of some of the fiercest intellects … Continue reading

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Debating the future of Quantitative Easing

Alumni, staff and students attended the Centre for Finance and Investment’s fourth annual debate was held on Tuesday evening the 8th of October in the Postgraduate Centre at our Edinburgh Campus. Organised by School of Management and Languages‘ Professor Andy … Continue reading

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Let The Graduations Commence!

We are in the middle of a very busy fortnight here at Heriot-Watt – and a very exciting one too. Last Monday, the 10th June, we installed and welcomed the new University Chancellor, Dr. Robert M. Buchan at a wonderful … Continue reading

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Fiona Watson Memorial Fund

The Fiona Watson Memorial Fund is a long-standing commitment from Heriot-Watt to remember one of our graduates who was killed in terrorist attack on the UN headquarters in Baghdad on 19 August 2003. Whilst working as a peacekeeper, she was one … Continue reading

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