18th in the UK
Heriot-Watt has risen again in the latest Guardian league table, and is now ranked 18th out of 119 institutions in the UK, up from 20th last year. This places it second in Scotland to St Andrews.
Degrees rated top in Scotland
Heriot-Watt is also ranked high in a range of individual subjects, including in the top five in the UK for Chemistry (2nd), Civil Engineering (3rd), Building and Town and Country Planning (4th), and Chemical Engineering (5th).