200th Anniversary

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Heriot-Watt University is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its founding roots in Scotland in 1821, which created the world's first mechanics institute in the heart of Edinburgh.

Join us for a programme of events and debates.


Expo 2020 Dubai

EXPO 2020

As part of Expo 2020, Heriot-Watt University hosted an inspiring Future Skills conference which explored purposeful education, industries of the future and global workforces with the skills and entrepreneurial mindsets, able to grow future economies.

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