August 30, 2015

What is an Edinburgh Business School DBA and is it for you?

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Achieving a doctorate from any university is a major achievement that stays with recipients their whole lives regardless of the direction that future careers take. At Edinburgh Business School, DBA theses are examined against the same general criteria as PhDs and follow the identical procedures as laid down by Heriot-Watt University. Independent, external and internal […]

June graduation for six DBA candidates

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Six more Edinburgh Business School DBA candidates are due to graduate next week alongside their fellow EBS MBA and MSc graduands.  The DBAs are an interesting group: not only do they come from three continents and a wide range of countries (Eygpt, Greece, Switzerland, USA and UK), but the work that they have done is […]

University without walls!

20 November 2014 and it’s EBS graduation day again. Today we have four new DBA graduates bringing to 35 the number from the programme since its inception.  26 of the 35 have graduated in the past couple of years as the DBA has gathered pace. Today’s four graduates come from South Africa, Hong Kong, the […]

Joshelene Roxana González Cruz is first Mexican graduate of the EBC/EBS dual-degree programme

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On November 13, 2013 the graduation of Joshelene Roxana González Cruz , the first student of the dual-degree MBA programme of Edinburgh Business School, and its learning partner in Mexico, Escuela Bancaria y Comercial (EBC), took place at the Center for Study and Living at Escuela Bancaria y Comercial. The event was hosted by Ms. […]

Scottish Confucius Institute established at Heriot-Watt University

The First Minister with Heriot-Watt University Deputy Principal Professor Gillian Hogg and Madame Xu Lin, Director-General of Hanban and Chief Executive of the Confucius Institute Headquarters.

Scotland’s educational links with China have been further established, following an agreement to establish a Confucius Institute at Heriot-Watt University – the first to specialise in business and communication. The Institute, the fifth Confucius Institute in Scotland, will aim to help Scottish companies to engage with China and increase the provision of Chinese language learning […]

Scottish Rugby teams with Edinburgh Business School to provide postgraduate business programmes for players and staff

Scottish Rugby has chosen Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University as one of its preferred providers of postgraduate business programmes for players and staff. Paul Kesterton, Education Manager at Scottish Rugby said: “My role at Scottish Rugby is to support our professional players and help them to plan for life post-rugby, whether that involves academic […]

Heriot-Watt University graduate returns to Edinburgh to graduate again!

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On June 17 & 18, Edinburgh Business School and Heriot-Watt University welcomed over 280 new graduates and their families to Edinburgh as the graduates received their awards from Heriot-Watt Univeristy Chancellor, Dr Robert M Buchan. Amongst those graduates receiving an award was Teresa Garnett (nèe Simpson), who had previously graduated from Heriot-Watt University some 32 […]

Edinburgh Business School’s part-time MBA Programme is up and running in Malaysia

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia welcomes the first cohort of students onto the MBA programme.

The first cohort of students on the MBA programme at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia started their journey on 5th January 2013 with a day of induction activities. The students, from diverse backgrounds such as engineering, IT, medicine and education met and with staff from Edinburgh Business School and from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia at the new campus […]