The ceremonies in Winter 2019 will take place on Wednesday 27 November (6pm), Thursday 28 November (11am) and Thursday 28 November (6pm) in the:

Al Baraha Ballroom
Intercontinental Dubai Festival City
Dubai Festival City
PO Box 45777

Dubai 2019
School Programme/Discipline Time
Wednesday 27 November*    
Social Sciences 1 C1 (Management) 6pm
Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP J) 6pm
Textiles and Design ALL 6pm
Thursday 28 November*    
Mathematical and Computer Sciences ALL 11am
Social Sciences 2 C3 (Accountancy & Finance), C9 (Psychology)  11am
Edinburgh Business School** ALL 11am
Thursday 28 November*    
Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society ALL 6pm
Engineering and Physical Sciences  ALL 6pm

**enquiries concerning the Edinburgh Business School ceremony should be directed to

Outstanding debt

Please make sure you settle any outstanding debts by Thursday 18 October 2019. For further information contact the Dubai Finance Office on 00 971 44358671 or by email at

Future ceremonies 

Heriot-Watt University Summer ceremonies in Dubai will be held in July 2020

*Disclaimer: Heriot-Watt University will use its best endeavours to keep to the scheduled dates, times and venues for graduation ceremonies. However, due to circumstances outside the control of the University, ceremonies may be delayed, relocated to another venue or postponed. In some instances, where a ceremony is over-subscribed, arrangements may be made for an additional ceremony to take place. Where any of these circumstances occur, Heriot-Watt University is not responsible for any inconvenience or costs that may be occasioned by such event.