Heriot-Watt graduates share their experiences, career advice and how their Heriot-Watt degree was beneficial in the job marketplace. 

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Mark Connelly

Heriot-Watt alumnus working as a senior quantity surveyor at Campion Homes

David Hunter

Linking Scottish golfing heritage with a high-tech future

Eyitayo Ogunmola

Heriot-Watt alumnus revolutionising skills development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ethel Koppa

Heriot-Watt alumna building a construction career in Tanzania  

Fadi Alshakhshir

High energy, fast-tracked success in the city of superlatives for Heriot-Watt

Professor Iain Baikie

How Heriot-Watt helped launch the career of a stellar scientist, inventor and educationalist

Halla Mohieddeen

Heriot-Watt alumna makes television history with Scottish and Global news

Ben Broadhead

Heriot-Watt alumnus who studied economics and now works in marketing

Camden Winkelstein

Former US Navy submariner and Heriot-Watt alumnus distils with distinction

Harriet Gillespie

Heriot-Watt alumna masters the art and science of clarity over complexity 

Joakim Standal

With a head start from Heriot-Watt, the numbers soon add up

Salma Mehjabeen

Fashioning a rewarding career from concept to catwalk collections  

Shahda Mazin Al-Taie

The Heriot-Watt alumna mitigating the effects of climate change in the UAE

Rob Morton

Heriot-Watt alumnus raising the standard for Scottish cuisine

Lauren Truesdale

From an immersive Heriot-Watt campus experience to global gameplay 

Gareth McShea

How rowing with the Heriot-Watt Boat Club helped engineer a job down under

Mathilde Henri

The Heriot-Watt alumna who studied then stayed in Orkney to begin her science career

Amornched Jinda-apiraksa

Heriot-Watt engineer by training and an entrepreneur by heart

Mark Straker

Heriot-Watt alumnus and project manager who has successfully overcome a stammer.

Bhavya Mandanna

How Heriot-Watt turned an Indian teetotaller to an award-winning Master Brewer

Molly Troupe

Molly Troupe is the master distiller at the pioneering Freeland Spirits – one of the very few entirely women-owned and operated distilleries in the United States.

Joanne Yeoh

Heriot-Watt alumna proves the power of music in theory and practice 

Tracy Young

Petri dish wars in the rewarding world of microbiology