You'll find a wonderful mixture of faiths, nationalities and cultures at Heriot-Watt University. Although you are a long way from home you will have the opportunity to meet many new friends and explore different cultures which will contribute to a positive learning experience.
Studying away from home and in a second language can also bring challenges however Support and advice is on hand when you need it. Contact the International Student Advisors Office who can offer you support and advice on a wide range of issues. There are also many other support services available within the University where you can access the assistance you may require:
- Advice Hub
- Student Counselling Service
- Peer Mentoring Scheme
- Disability Support
- English Language Support
- Induction/Transition Office
- Accommodation at the Edinburgh Campus
- Accommodation at the Scottish Borders Campus
You may also wish to attend The International Student Panel welcome event. This session includes presentations from some of our current international students talking about their experience of settling into life in the UK. There will be an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.