Students in the Sunken Garden, Edinburgh Campus on a sunny day
Sunken Garden, Heriot-Watt Edinburgh campus

When I arrived I was very impressed with the campus and buildings, and I found the atmosphere welcoming.

David Walton, Physics

It is very important that you choose a University and Department where you will be happy and able to fulfil your potential. One of the best ways to help make this decision is to visit the Universities concerned and we very much hope you will be able to accept this invitation to visit our Department.

University Open Days

Registrations are open for our Open days. Please click here to book your place:

  • Saturday 14 September 2019, 10am – 3pm
  • Saturday 26 October 2019, 10am – 3pm

In the meantime, have a look at the University Open Day video and virtual tour.

Offer Holder Days

The Offer Holder Days are for students who have applied for a place on one of our undergraduate courses. To book your place on your preferred date, please click here:

  • Dates for offer holder days for 2020 entry have still to be confirmed, but usually take place in April.

The programme of events for the offer holder days is also available here. If you would like more information about entry into Physics in 2020 you can also contact us directly.

Informal visits

We also welcome informal visits to the department to meet us, discuss our courses, and see our facilities. If you wish to arrange a visit to meet us, please contact contact us via e-mail on or through  the Physics Undergraduate office on +44(0) 131 451 3025.