The Constitution of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) makes provision for the establishment of the Academic Council (Malaysia) to provide academic oversight at HWUM and to involve academic staff and other relevant representatives at HWUM in processes of academic scrutiny and approval.

Terms of Reference

Read the Terms of Reference of the Academic Council Malaysia.



  • Provost and Chief Executive - Mushtak Al-Atabi

Ex Officio Members

  • Deputy Provost - Dennis Wong
  • Dean of the University - TBA
  • Associate Head of EGIS - Khalik Mohamad Sabil
  • Associate Head of EPS - Noor Yusmiza Yusoff
  • Associate Head of SoSS - Ng Lai Ling
  • Associate Head of MACS - Soo Huei Ching
  • Head of Foundation and English Language - Jasmine Low
  • Head of Compulsory Subjects - TBA
  • President of the HWUMSA - Nicholas Chong
  • Appointed member of the HWUMSA - TBA
  • Head of Information Services - Kevin Yeoh

Elected members (effective 1 Aug 2017)


  • Ibrisam Akbar
  • Teh Bin Sin
  • Urval Patel


  • Go Yun Ii
  • Yap Tze Chuen
  • Thomas A Ward


  • Mandy Wong Shiet Ching
  • Ng Lai Hong
  • Ricky Wong


  • Lawrence John O'brien
  • Alistair Robert Wallis


  • Mohanaraj Balakrishnan
  • Naziha Yahya
  • Faizah Shahudin

Please contact the Clerk to the Council, if you require any assistance:

Ng Sock Fang
Assistant Manager, Quality Assurance
Telephone: +603 8894 3876

Meeting dates