Honorary Degree for Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin from Heriot-Watt University

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin, the Chairman of EcoWorld, was conferred an honorary degree from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia during the University’s graduation ceremony that was held in Putrajaya on 24 November 2019. On hand to present him with the Doctor of the University award was Vice-Principal & Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Professor […]

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Global Scholarship Awards for 53 Heriot-Watt Students

Dato’ Victor Yeoh Seok Kian, the Managing Director of YTL Corporation Berhad and an alumnus of Heriot-Watt University, presented 53 deserving Heriot-Watt University Malaysia students with the Tan Sri Yeoh Tiong Lay Global Scholarship awards, which was launched earlier this year, at the university’s campus recently. Dato’ Yeoh was joined by his wife, Datin Lim […]

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A Business degree here is an Investment for the Future

“I would strongly recommend the business programmes available at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia as the courses are structured effectively for students to attain top quality education with the help of expert lecturers, access to in-depth learning materials and an atmosphere that encourages constant learning and improvement.” Ainin Adlin binti Ishak, a final year MA (Hons) International […]

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Should students go for A-Levels or Foundation?

“The foundation programme here at Heriot-Watt University has given me a deeper understanding of certain subject areas; this has enabled me to get a glimpse of what certain careers would be like, thus preparing me for my career of choice.” Nur Sabrina binti Ghazali, a first-year Foundation in Science student at the university, confidently believes […]

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First Female President of Engineering Body CIBSE from Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia is proud to announce that Professor Lynne Jack has been appointed President of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE); the Institution’s first female President. Founded in 1897, CIBSE is a professional body and leading authority on building services engineering in the UK, Europe and worldwide. “I am delighted to take […]

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Cultivating STEM in Malaysia

“I recognise that Heriot-Watt University’s philosophy in education is to ensure all graduates are well-prepared for the industry. Even with the onset of the fourth industrial revolution, my degree prepares me with the knowledge to operate the latest designing software besides placing great emphasis on the basics of engineering,” shared Christopher Sim Teck Ching, a […]

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How to Best Educate Generation Z

Inspiring students’ learning is an age-old conundrum. It has grown to be a greater challenge now as higher learning educators adapt to Generation Z, a generation bred in the age of technology with 24/7 access to information and who are largely active learners. According to a study conducted in 2017 by Barnes and Noble College, […]

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Developing Resilient Scholars with Positive Education

World-leading education content provider Pearson identified eight instrumental skills for modern education that reflect the demands of a competitive and ever-changing 21st century. These are: Leadership, Digital Literacy, Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Entrepreneurship, Global Citizenship, Problem-solving and Team-working. As part of the world’s first mechanics institute, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is no stranger to pioneering the global […]

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Supporting Successful Student Transitions from School to University

In late March this year, thousands of students will receive their SPM results, which will mark a turning point for many of them. Whilst a number may still remain in the school system to continue with their Form Six education, a very large proportion will take a big leap into the next phase of their […]

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Engineering Leaders in Innovation

“In class, you will get both hands-on practice and theoretical knowledge, but self-enhancement is also important for you to survive in real life. You need to be involved and be brave enough to take the risk. Failure is the start of success; it is the courage to continue that counts,” shared Nurul Husna binti Mohd […]

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