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Heriot-Watt University Learning & Teaching Conference 2024

Global changemakers: Exploring challenges, shaping futures

HW Learning and Teaching Conference 2024

June 4 @ 8:00 am June 6 @ 5:00 pm

The HW Learning and Teaching Conference 2024 provides an exciting opportunity to explore how we support students to embrace purposeful, challenge-based learning and contribute to solving complex real-world challenges. The conference will also explore how we inspire our students to be Global Changemakers, with the capabilities, curiosity, and sense of purpose to address the global challenges of our time. 

Conference themes include:

  • Assessment for Learning
  • Co-creation, discovery and innovation
  • Inclusive, global practice
  • Research, industry and community collaboration
  • Resilience, wellbeing and compassion
  • Sustainable development

This conference will present opportunities to hear from and discuss with keynote speakers and members of our HW community how to best support our students and graduates to flourish as Global Changemakers, ready to address current and future global challenges.  

Information and booking

Keynotes will be open to the public. Further details on these and how to book a place will be provided here shortly.

All other sessions are open to Heriot-Watt staff only. Staff should explore the L&T Conference SharePoint site for further information.


Keynote sessions will be recorded and will be presented via Zoom. Other online events will be hosted on Teams. 

We try to ensure our sessions are accessible for everyone attending them.  If you are attending a session and the platform on which it is being hosted is not accessible for you please let us know so that we can explore alternative arrangements. 

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