Our world-leading pioneering research focuses on major global challenges through significant international collaborations and connectivity to business. Our research is driven by leaders in their field, who are addressing such challenges and transforming lives.
Global companies actively seek out our work-ready graduates because our programmes are designed to ensure that students receive a relevant, career-orientated education.
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Our student accommodation is tailored to students' needs and priorities as well as providing space for you to meet and socialise.
Library information can be found within our Information Services.
We understand that health and wellbeing are important in helping you to make the most out of your time at the University. Staying healthy, both physically and mentally, means you can remain focused on your studies, achieve your full potential and enjoy the experience of being a student.
Our campuses are based in some of the world’s most inspiring locations in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia. Each offers superb facilities, safe surroundings and an international welcome. We have built connected and integrated learning environments close to the vibrant cities of Edinburgh, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur.
The Sports Union (SU) is the student-focused organisation that provides sport and exercise opportunities for Heriot-Watt students.Students at our Edinburgh Campus can also take advantage of state-of-the-art sports facilities at ORIAM.
Get involved with the Student Union and its many societies.
Many of our courses are accredited by leading professional bodies and organisations. Some courses additionally benefit from the support of industry advice ensuring course content is high quality, up-to-date and relevant to industry needs.
A good learning environment with an interactive community. The lecturers are communicative, however the pandemic made it difficult to really know each other
I did my MSc as an Independent Distance Learning Student and found university staff quite supportive in all matters.
Heriot-Watt University is a great institution. The University offers a variety of support services on campus and online, to ensure the best for their students. Campus is very adapted to student needs and encourages hard work through many study areas and events.
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