University of Westminster appoints a new Associate Head of College

Dr Mazia Yassim has been appointed as the next Associate Head of College (External Relations) for Westminster Business School.

The University of Westminster has a long and distinctive history. Founded over 180 years ago as London’s first polytechnic institution, it has become known for the many ways in which it helps students to realise their full potential, regardless of background. The University partnered with Society to assist them the search for the incoming Associate Head of College (External Relations) for the Business School.

The Associate Head of College (External Relations) provides academic leadership and strategic direction for Westminster Business School. The role supports and undertakes responsibilities for the PVC Head of College and works closely with the DVC for Global Engagement, leading and enhancing the quality of the College’s employability, corporate social responsibility, and external public engagement plans (including international) and achievements, both within the College and across other Colleges.

Dr Mazia Yassim is currently the Head of School for Management and Marketing in the Faculty of Business at the University of Greenwich.

Mazia commented, “University of Westminster has consistently demonstrated a commitment to positively impacting the lives of students and the wider community. I am delighted to become part of this dedicated community of colleagues who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students and contributing to achieving the strategic priorities of the Westminster Business School and the University.” 

Regarding the process with Society, Mazia commented, “Society, and Sabina in particular, have been a pleasure to work with. From the outset, Sabina showed genuine interest in understanding what my career path to-date and future goals are and how this aligns with the job role on offer. Throughout the process I have found Sabina to be supportive and professional.”

Mazia is joining the University of Westminster in June 2024 and Society wishes her all the best in her new role.

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