Our pioneering story begins in Edinburgh in 1821 and continues today across the world.
Founded in 1854, The Watt Club is the UK's oldest graduate club in the UK.
Learn more about our rankings, governance, heritage, global community and ambitious strategy for our future development.
Our history began in 1821 with the establishment of the world's first Mechanics Institute revolutionising access to education in science and technology.
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Be part of the enthusiastic team that makes Heriot-Watt one of the UK's leading universities.
Learn more about our ambitious strategy, the operations and activities that support it and how you can get in touch to find out more about us and what we do.
82% of our research was found to be world-leading or internationally excellent.Research Excellence Framework 2014
Find out about the University's ambitious strategic plan and the roles of its senior officials and committees.
Find out about the policies and procedures governing the activities of Heriot-Watt University.