Academic Council Malaysia

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.

Members

Chair

Provost and Chief Executive - Mushtak Al-Atabi

Dean of the University

Scott Arthur

Ex officio members

  • Deputy Provost - Dennis Wong
  • Dean of the University - Scott Arthur
  • Associate Head of EGIS - Satesh Namasivayam
  • Associate Head of EPS - Denny Ng
  • Associate Head of SoSS - Foo Yin Fah
  • Associate Head of MACS - Alistair Wallis
  • Head of Foundation, English Language and Compulsory Subjects - Jasmine Low
  • President of the HWUMSA - TBA
  • Appointed member of the HWUMSA - TBA
  • Head of Information Services - Kevin Yeoh

Elected members (effective 1 Aug 2019)

EGIS 

  • Tan Hai Chen (until 31 July 2022)
  • Zakaria Hamdi (until 31 July 2023)

EPS

  • Yap Tze Chuen (until 31 July 2022)
  • Wong Voon Loong (until 31 July 2023)

SoSS

  • Praveen Balakrishnan Nair (until 31 July 2022)
  • Zuhrah Beevi (until 31 July 2023)

MACS

  • Karamjeet Singh (until 31 July 2022)
  • Lawrence O’Brien (until 31 July 2023)

MFP

  • Saraswathy Nalatambi (until 31 July 2022)
  • Zuliana Zaludin (until 31 July 2022)

Clerk to the Council

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

Delilah Hamid
Senior Manager, Academic Operations and Secretariat
Email: d.hamid@hw.ac.uk 
Telephone: +603 8894 3605

Meeting dates

Key information

Delilah Hamid