Hear what some of our students and graduates had to say about their experiences at Heriot-Watt.

Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering

  • Dr Katia Hiersemenzel: Katia completed her PhD in the field of molecular biology and super-resolution imaging and subsequently took on the role with Leica Microsystems.

Brewing and Distilling

  • Leon Webb: Leon, originally from Aviemore now works as a distiller for Victoria Gin in Canada.
  • Andrew Goulet: Andrew, from Banff in Canada, is studying an MSc in Brewing and Distilling.

Building, Planning and Urban Design

  • Pierre Crespin: Pierre, from France, is studying an MSc in Sustainable Building Design.

Chemical Sciences

  • Ili Izyan Syazwani Ramli: Illi graduated with a PhD in Chemical Engineering in 2015. She is now a researcher for Petronas in Bangi, Malaysia.

Computer Science

  • Emily Mitchell: Emily, from the USA. graduated with an MSc in Information Technology.

Construction Management and Surveying

  • Oluyemi Onarinde: Oluyemi, from Nigeria, graduated with an MSc in Construction Project Management.

Energy and Renewables

  • Humphrey Maambo: Humphrey, from Zambia, is studying an MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering. He received funding through Heriot-Watt's Zambian Independence Scholarship.
  • Jordan Grigor: Jordan, from Scotland, graduated with an MSc in Climate Change: Impacts and Mitigation.

Fashion, Textiles and Design

  • Kristen Orme: Kristen, from the USA, graduated with an MSc in Fashion and Textile Design / Knitwear Design.
  • Adele Crombie: Adele, from Scotland, graduated with an MSc in International Fashion Marketing.

Food Science, Health and Nutrition

  • Rajkumar Nandakumar: Rajkumar graduated with an MSc in Food Science, Safety and Health in 2012. He is now pursuing his PhD at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
  • Natalia Rojek: Natalia, from Poland, graduated with an MSc in Food and Beverage Science.

Languages and Intercultural Studies

  • Sam Strong: Sam, from the USA, graduated with an MSc in Translating and Computer-Assisted Translation Tools.

Marine, Environment and Climate Change

  • Danny Bain: Danny, from Orkney in Scotland, graduated with an MSc in Marine Renewable Energy.
  • Ben Wade: Ben graduated with an MSc in Marine Resource Management from our Orkney Campus.
  • Elisabeth Rabe: Elisabeth graduated with an MSc in Renewable Energy Development.
  • Alex Riddell: Alex graduated with an MSc in Marine Renewable Energy.
  • Sara Turner: Sara, from England, graduated with an MSc in Marine Resource Development and Protection in 1994. 
  • Stacy Johnston: Stacy graduated with an MSc in Renewable Energy Development in 2015.

Mathematics

  • Houry Melkonian: Houry has an MSc in Applied Mathematical Sciences and is currently doing a PhD in Mathematics.
  • Hannah Jones: Hannah, from Scotland, is studying an MSc in Applied Mathematical Sciences with Biological and Ecological Modelling.
  • David Jones: David, from the UK, graduated with a PhD in Mathematics.

Psychology

  • Jennifer Dorling: Jennifer, from Germany, graduated with an MSc in Business Psychology. She now works at Ernst & Young as an experienced consultant in Advisory Services.