Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) is celebrating a decade of creating positive impact in Malaysia. Join us as we celebrate our 10th anniversary on our beautiful green campus in Putrajaya and reflect on a decade of continual creation of positive impact in Malaysia, one that goes beyond quality education.
10 years of impact in Malaysia 2022
Installation of first Pro-Chancellor
Installation of our first Pro-Chancellor, Tan Sri Dr Jemilah Mahmood.
First woman Chair on Board of Directors 2021
Appointment of Datuk Yasmin Mahmood as HWUM first Woman Chair on the Board of Directors.
First Pro-Chancellor appointed
Appointment of Tan Sri Dr Jemilah Mahmood as HWUM's first Pro-Chancellor.
University Bicentennial celebrations
Celebration of the Bicentennial of Heriot-Watt University's founding.
First virtual Graduation ceremony 2020
First virtual Graduation ceremony by Heriot-Watt University.
Launch of Strategy 2025 2019
Launch of Strategy 2025 on Campus.
Visit of HRH Prince Edward
Visit of HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
Dragon boat race 2018
First-ever inter-campus dragon boat race at the Putrajaya Water Sport Complex with 40 students from three campuses (UK, Dubai and Malaysia) in Malaysia.
Most Iconic Brand Award
Winner of BrandLaureate's 'Most Iconic Brand' Award.
International University of the Year 2017
Celebrated 2018 International University of The Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide with former Malaysia’s Minister of Higher Education, Dato’ Seri Idris Jusoh and the UK’s Director for the Department for International Trade and Investment in Malaysia, Ms Debbie Clarke.
First Graduation ceremony
The first group of undergraduates graduated.
5th Anniversary celebrations
Celebrated 5th Anniversary and bid farewell to our founding Provost Professor Bob Craik
Launch of Wheesht 2016
Launch of Wheesht (Silent Study Room)
Official launch of the new Campus 2015
Official launch of our new campus by the Minister of Education II, Idris Jusoh and British High Commissioner, Vicky Treadell.
First batch of Malaysian Go Global students
First batch of Malaysian Go Global students left for UK and first batch of UK Go Global students into Malaysia.
First staff on the new campus 2014
First group of staff on the new campus in Putrajaya
First undergraduate students 2013
First batch of undergraduate students on our new campus. Malaysia's very first green campus.
First postgraduate students
Heriot Watt University Malaysia's first postgraduate students.
First 16 students welcomed 2012
Welcomed our first 16 students to our first campus in Menara Putrajaya