The tables below contain information and links to documentation that will provide guidance to both the review team and also the Schools in preparation for the Academic Reviews.  

In addition to the guidance below, 2 briefing papers have been produced, which aim to summarise on one page the key features of the Academic Review process.

Doc No Review Team Guidance Content
1 Introduction and Overview Brief introduction to:
Heriot-Watt and its academic structure
Quality Assurance processes at Heriot-Watt
2 Guidance for Review Teams Brief guidance document for Review Team members on the process to help them prepare for undertaking their role.
3 Review Team Criteria, Roles and Responsibilities Includes more specific information on the roles and responsibilities of the individual Review Team members.
4 Review Meetings: Hints and Tips A hints and tips sheet that some members of a Review Team may find useful to help with preparations for, and participating in, review meetings with students and staff.
10 Useful Web Links The guidance documents include a number of internal and external references for which web links are provided.
11 Report Template Example A standard template that may be used for the Report.
14 Team Briefing Audio Presentation An audio Powerpoint presentation in relation to the Academic Review process.
Doc No School Guidance Content
5 Guidance for Schools Guidance document for Schools, providing an overview of the main processes and procedures undertaken as part of an Academic Review. 
6

Reflective Analysis Document: Guidance

The documents provide guidance for writing the reflective document for either the Dubai Campus or UK Campuses.
7 Reflective Analysis Document: Template A standard template that may be used for the reflective document.  Standard, mandatory headings for the document are detailed.
8 Academic Review Schedule: Example An example of a schedule of meetings for reviews.  All schedules are customised to suit the provision being reviewed.
9 Briefing for students and staff A briefing paper for students and staff meeting with review teams, to inform them of the review process.
10 Useful Web Links The guidance documents include a number of internal and external references for which web links are provided.
12 School Responsibilities - Checklist A summary of duties the School are required to undertake in preparation for the review.
13 Nominating Externals for Review Team This document provides brief guidance to Schools for nominating externals to participate as members of an Academic Review Team.