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Our global locations
Each of our campuses offers a unique learning environment close to the exciting and vibrant cities of Edinburgh, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur.
We are ranked in the top 60 of Golden Age Universities in the world.THE Golden Age University Rankings 2018
Our Scottish campuses in Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney each offer inspiring surroundings and a multi-cultural environment.
The first UK campus of its kind in one of the world's most exciting cities. Our impressive purpose-built campus offers a modern, vibrant learning environment.
One of the most innovative universities in Malaysia. Apply now for a high quality British Education at our stunning green campus.
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
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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
University appoints new Vice-Principal and Provost
A chemical engineering academic with extensive international experience has been appointed to the role of Heriot-Watt University’s Vice-Principal and Provost.
Orkney sets blueprint for carbon neutral future
Orkney is at the forefront of a green energy revolution as the world moves towards a carbon neutral future.
Summer graduations rearranged to extra ceremonies this winter
Due to the ongoing global pandemic, we have taken the decision to rearrange our summer graduation ceremonies in Scotland, Dubai and Malaysia for later in 2020.
Students earn bursary awards
One of the most prominent organisations in the oil and gas industry has awarded bursaries to a group of talented students.
Distillery helps NHS staff on COVID-19 frontline
Heriot-Watt alumni continue to play their part in the fight against the coronavirus.