Oversight of Theme Activity

The HWU Enhancement Theme activity is overseen by an Institutional Team. This group will meet a minimum of once per semester for the duration of the Theme.  This team includes staff from across the University including the Dubai and Malaysia campus, as well as the Deputy Principal (Learning and Teaching) and the Head of Academic Quality.

The main functions of the Institutional Team are to:

  • Collectively develop the annual institutional Plan and oversee the implementation of the plan;
  • Coordinate HWU activity related to the Enhancement Theme
  • Act as ambassadors and key contacts for the Enhancement Theme activities across the University
  • Identify appropriate projects to receive Enhancement Theme Funding
  • Report regularly to UCLT on Enhancement Theme activities

The full team membership is:

Institutional Team
QAA-ET Role Person University Role
Institutional Lead Professor John Sawkins Deputy Principal (Learning and Teaching)
Team Leaders Group Lead Dr Rob Daley Academic Programme Leader
Team Leaders Group Alternate Wendy Pirie Head of Academic and Learner Services
Team Leaders Group Student Representative Alexander Hedlund Academic Executive Student Union
Institutional Team Member Em Bailey Planning Manager
Institutional Team Member Rahul Singh Student Union President
Institutional Team Member Dr Ian Glen Quality Enhancement Officer
Institutional Team Member Dr Maggie King Head of Academic Quality
Institutional Team Member tbc Academic Development Co-ordinator (Dubai Campus)
Institutional Team Member Stella Marie C. Galimpin Effective Learning Manager (Malaysia Campus)

For further information on the Enhancement Theme activities at Heriot-Watt, please contact the Theme Lead, Dr Rob Daley.

Key information

Learning Teaching Enhancement Service