Our UK campuses

Our campuses in Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney each offer bespoke facilities and a distinctive learning environment.

Top 50

We are ranked 47th out of 308 institutions in THE's Golden Age University Rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) Golden Age University Rankings 2020

Welcome Future Made students

New students

Whether you're joining us from the UK or beyond, you will find all the information you need to get started at Heriot-Watt University.

New students


Heriot-Watt is valued for its pioneering research informed by the global needs of business and industry.


86.8% of our research is ranked world-leading and internationally excellent.

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Postgraduate Edinburgh Campus tours

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We are hosting tours of our Edinburgh Campus this summer for those interested in a postgraduate programme of study offered in Edinburgh.

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Latest news

All the latest exciting news from across the Heriot-Watt University global community.

Top 5

We are rated 270th in the world, 33rd in UK and 5th in Scotland

QS World University Rankings 2022

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