Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg named Pro-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Dubai

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  • Date: 29-Nov-2022
  • Source: Zawya
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Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg named Pro-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Dubai

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Dubai, UAE: Heriot-Watt University Dubai (HWUD) announced the appointment of distinguished businesswoman Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg, Chairperson and Managing Director of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group (ESAG), as the Pro-Chancellor of the University in Dubai. In this role, she will become the honorary Head of the University in Dubai and will represent the University in a ceremonial and ambassadorial capacity, including in the conferment of degrees.

Speaking about the appointment, Professor Heather McGregor, Provost and Vice Principal of Heriot-Watt University Dubai said, “We are delighted to be announcing the appointment of Dr. Raja Easa Al Gurg and welcome her to the Heriot-Watt University community. Dr. Al Gurg is a celebrated international businesswoman and brings with her years of business acumen and local knowledge that will inspire our team in Dubai and set an example for our students. As we have just crossed our 200th anniversary, we are on the path to a very exciting future and a new era of the University’s development, and appointing such an accomplished individual as our pro-chancellor will support our vision. As the first British university set up in the UAE, Heriot-Watt has continued to grow and provide world-class education to its students, and

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