Heriot-Watt named in world's top 50 universities



The university was today, Thursday, June 27, ranked in an impressive 49th place out of 200 institutions from 44 countries – up from last year's 55th placing.   

The Golden Age University Rankings measures universities established between 1945 and 1967 for their teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.

Professor Richard A. Williams, University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, said: “This latest ranking underlines our reputation as one of the world's leading universities and stands as testament to all the hard work that has contributed to this recognition.  It reinforces the recognition already received through the Times/Sunday Times Award for International University of the Year 2018, and the Forbes Magazine “Best University in the Middle East”, announced earlier this year.

“We are immensely proud of our international standing and remain committed to offering our students an exceptional experience, through first-class teaching, a rich mix of extra-curricular activities and opportunities to study at our campuses in Scotland, Dubai and Malaysia.” 

For the full results visit - https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/young-university-rankings-2019-golden-age-results-out-now