The Principal's Office

Professor Colm Harmon

Colm Harmon holds a personal chair in Applied Economics and is Vice-Principal Students.

Areas of responsibility as Vice-Principal Students

  • Strategic responsibility for the University's commitment to the student experience 

  • Development of innovative approaches to all aspects of student satisfaction and experience, including curriculum development, and the nurturing of a high-performance culture in teaching and learning

University level committee membership

  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • Estates Committee
  • Estates Committee Space Strategy Group (Chair)
  • Knowledge Strategy Committee (Chair)
  • Senate (es officio)
  • Senate Education Committee (Chair)
  • Senate/Court Joint Knowledge Strategy Committee (Chair)
  • Senior Leadership Team
  • University Executive

Contact details

Colm can be contacted via his EA Angela Penman (email: on 0131 650 6443. Also contactable via Microsoft Teams or direct by email.

Professor Colm Harmon

Vice-Principal Students

  • University of Edinburgh
  • Old College

Contact details



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