Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 provides important rights of access to information held by Scottish public authorities, including Heriot-Watt University.
If anyone asks us for information we must provide it, or a valid reason for not doing so, within 20 working days.
Find out more about Freedom of Information including Heriot-Watt University’s publication schemes and exemptions.
Guidance for staff
University staff should be familiar with the following procedures for dealing with Freedom of Information requests: