2023 Autumn events

Get a feel for postgraduate life at Heriot-Watt. Explore our facilities, attend subject talks and speak to our friendly and knowledgeable academics.

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Be Future Made with Heriot-Watt

It's time to make your future.

Why choose Heriot-Watt?

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Study in Edinburgh - voted 1st for student experience and 3rd safest city in the world. (YouGov poll)

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23rd in the UK

23rd in the UK and 4th in Scotland - THE Complete Uni Guide 2022

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Top 250

We're proud to be rated the 235th university in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024)

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Our specialisms

Since 1821 we've been specialists in business, STEM and design subjects.

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On-site NHS Medical Practice

The University is fortunate to have a Medical Practice located on its Edinburgh Campus where all students, resident on-campus and within the City of Edinburgh, can register on arrival in the UK. As a registered patient at a GP surgery, students will be able to access the NHS services, including the vaccination programme and we strongly encourage all students moving to the Scottish Campuses use this great facility.

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We're a global university with exciting locations in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia.

Our Edinburgh campus is set in stunning, spacious, green parkland close to the bustling city centre. You will have plenty of outdoor space to study and socialise in our beautiful, natural grounds. And you're just a short bus ride away from soaking up the cultural and historic atmosphere in our capital city, Edinburgh – giving you the best of both worlds.

We have another two campuses in the UK: Scottish Borders and Orkney - both unique places to study and live.

UK campuses

Fees and funding

We are committed to attracting high-calibre postgraduate students with a variety of scholarships, up to £3,000. We are able to answer any questions you may have about the funding of your studies at studywithus@hw.ac.uk

Fees and funding

Connected with industry

Our teaching is tailored to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to enter the workplace and hit the ground running right away. You will have the chance to work on live projects with global brands that will ensure your CV stands out once you've graduated.


Get the career that’s perfect for you

You'll be well prepared for life after university. As well as our excellent industry connections, we have an award-winning careers service that offers professional, impartial and confidential advice. From help with application forms and CV's to practicing interview techniques – they are on hand to ensure you are fully equipped to springboard into your chosen field of work.

Your career


We have different types of on-campus accommodation to suit your needs.

 A multi-million-pound investment programme has seen modern and improved student accommodation at our UK campuses. Living on our beautiful Edinburgh campus is a great way to meet others from all over the world and make lifelong friends.

Postgraduate accommodation

International students

A third of the student population at Heriot-Watt is international, creating a unique environment for learning and networking.

International students

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