About Heriot-Watt University:
Founded through philantrophy in 1821, Heriot-Watt University has a rich heritage and an established reputation as a leading research-led university and provider of education around the world with five global campuses in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia and scaled-up on-line learning around the world. The University is truly distinctive in its global structure, offering students access to education and research across the group and unparalleled opportunities for mobility during their study and research. With some 28,000 students in total, the University works at the frontiers of global educational delivery. In recognition of our truly global presence and impact, Heriot-Watt University was named International University of the Year by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. In research, Heriot-Watt University is world renowned for research in areas as varied as photonics, additive manufacturing, quantum technology, signal processing, robotics, AI, petroleum engineering, actuarial and financial mathematics, translating and interpreting, logistics and business education. The school structure at Heriot-Watt University, with each school covering multiple disciplines, facilitates research cutting across traditional discipline barriers. Research institutes and multi-disciplinary research centres supplement this to provide focus on our key strengths. Our REF results firmly place us alongside the UK’s best in our core disciplines of science and engineering, business and management, languages and design with Heriot-Watt University ranked 1st in Scotland (9th in the UK ) for research impact.
The Development and Alumni Office (DAO) keeps graduates, friends and supporters connected and engaged Heriot-Watt, building and strengthening our globally connected community and securing support to help the University achieve its strategic aims.
As an enabling professional service, we deliver against four key themes in support of the university strategic plan:
Building flourishing communities: With a focus on engaging our students and staff to be proud advocates of the university.
Pioneering in Education: Create opportunities to showcase our excellent teaching, student experience and engagement with industry.
Excellence in research and enterprise: Ensure recognition for our work and maximising opportunities for collaboration with strategically aligned external stakeholders.
Global, connected university: Creating enabling frameworks and tools to ensure effective collaboration and knowledge exchange across the university community of staff, students and partners.
We are a Scottish University with truly global reach and ambition. In our communications; social, print and image media we celebrate our diversity and our strengths.
The Development & Alumni team has responsibility for connecting and engaging with graduates, friends and supporters in a multitude of ways, ensuring that our 142,000 strong alumni community are supported throughout their lives by the University and each other, generating income through philanthropic gifts and other support, supporting the work of schools and departments to add value, collaborating internally to seek out capitalise on opportunities, raising money to support access to education through scholarships, bursaries and other activity, and more. In addition to development activity supporting access to education, we also raise philanthropic funds to support the University’s extensive world class research.
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