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The National Student Survey 2019 (NSS 2019) has been published, with excellent results for Heriot-Watt University.

As one of the highest rising institutions this year, Heriot-Watt ranked 35th in the UK and 8th in Scotland for Overall Satisfaction, scoring an impressive 85.5%. 

The high levels of student satisfaction reported in the NSS 2019 are a testament to the students and staff who have collaborated to continuously improve the student experience at Heriot-Watt.

Professor Richard A Williams, Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Overall, Heriot-Watt is ranked in the top ten UK universities for Overall Satisfaction in Human Resource Management (joint 1st), Economics (3rd), Civil Engineering (4th), Physics (8th), Mathematics (9th), Statistics (9th), Others in Language & Area Studies (10th), Building (10th).

Professor Richard A Williams, Principal and Vice-Chancellor at Heriot-Watt University, said: “We aim to put our community of students at the heart of everything we do.

“The high levels of student satisfaction reported in the NSS 2019 are a testament to the students and staff who have collaborated to continuously improve the student experience at Heriot-Watt.

“We are now ranked in the top 10 UK universities for nine of our subjects, which is a great achievement.

“I would like to thank our students for taking part in the survey and our staff who have invested so much effort in every aspect of student life here.”

The National Student Survey gathers student’s opinions and the results are used by universities to drive improvements across students’ academic experience.