Craig Duffy
Computer Science, 3rd year
Access Bursary Recipient

"My Access Bursary has been invaluable to me, it has allowed me to pay for things such as advance rent on flats. Being from a lower income background, it was difficult for me to get a UK based guarantor. The Access Bursary has allowed me to continue to live and study in the city.

University has been full of ups and downs. What has been constant is the support provided by my lecturers, and the fantastic facilities offered by Heriot-Watt.

I am now looking to do a Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in Computer Science to pursue a career in Secondary Education in order to giveback, as I would never have made it to university if it had not been for some great teachers in my high school believing in me.

I am so very grateful to alumni donors, your donations really make a difference and you cannot imagine the difference that they have made to my life."