What we are doing to keep students safe as they return to campus from September 2020.
Virtual open daysFind out more
Sign up for one of our online undergraduate open days this autumn. Chat with student ambassadors online, see our courses, attend webinars with our academics, take a look round our campuses and facilities, and find out just what we can offer you at Heriot-Watt.
Our UK campuses
Our campuses in Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney each offer bespoke facilities and a distinctive learning environment.
We are ranked in the top 60 of Golden Age Universities in the world.THE Golden Age University Rankings 2018
EdinburghOne of the world’s most beautiful cities with an exceptional quality of life, Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital and a great place to live and study.
Scottish BordersPerfectly situated at the pulsating heart of Scotland's luxury textile industry, our Borders campus delivers the best design and production facilities for textiles and fashion in the UK.
Our new academic year will begin as planned in September. If you are joining us for the first time, please read our
For the latest health and travel advice across our campuses, and for details of our call centre, please read our
Heriot-Watt is valued for its pioneering research informed by the global needs of business and industry.
We are ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK and 1st in Scotland for research impact.Research Excellence Framework 2014
Global researchOur global research focuses our world-leading research on major global challenges through significant international collaborations and connectivity to business.
Our global pioneersOur pioneering researchers deliver ideas and solutions, from discovery to application.
Frontier researchOur frontier research coupled with our interdisciplinary approach and close collaboration with research users has direct impact on real-world problems.
All the latest exciting news and events from across the Heriot-Watt University global community.
We are ranked top in Scotland and 17th in the UK for graduate salaries six months after graduation.The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019