Mohammad Fawaz Almomani

Why did you decide to study at Heriot-Watt University?

I chose Heriot-Watt after extensive research in the region for postgraduate innovation programmes. It's a renowned university, awarded with a five-star quality ranking, so I am very happy that I chose this university.

What do you enjoy most about the programme?

Most definitely, the programme I studied has helped me develop as a practitioner and an academician. It is designed and delivered in a way that balances the theoretical aspects with the practical. The skilled professors and seasoned professionals provide a unique learning experience for all students.

What will being a graduate of Heriot-Watt University do for your future?

As a practitioner in the fields of management, technology and entrepreneurship, this programme has helped me gain a comprehensive understanding of innovation, connect with students, professors and subject matter experts that brought a fresh perspective and contextual value to innovation management, explore industry trends and global best practices of innovation.

What's been the highlight of your time here so far?

Inspired by the learning throughout the program, I pitched and signed an innovation management consultancy contract with a leading governmental authority in the UAE, I also launched my personal venture and made it as a finalist at the Innovation Challenge (HWIC) 2020.

Describe Heriot-Watt University in four words

Practical, hands-on, approachable, learner-centric.