Study in Edinburgh

Set in 380 acres of beautiful parkland, opt to study at our Edinburgh Campus and you'll find a wide variety of programmes and specialist facilities designed to help you reach your full potential.

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Space to learn 

Green and peaceful with ample space to think, play and enjoy, our Edinburgh campus is an exceptional environment within easy reach of one of Europe's most exciting cities.

A place to discover

Exceptional teaching facilities and our close links with industry make our Heriot-Watt Edinburgh Campus a fulfilling and stimulating environment for study. Our new GRID facility will be a globally networked space where students can learn, tackle and immerse their curiosity and intellectual passions, while our £7m purpose-built Postgraduate Centre is a hub for advanced learning and research. Take a virtual tour and discover more about our Edinburgh campus.

International outlook

Our Edinburgh Campus is truly international. Over 10,500 staff and students are based here, with around a third of them coming from outside the UK.  Our international students find a warm and friendly welcome and all the support they might need.

Work and play

Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh is home to Scotland's new £33m national Sports Performance Centre, Oriam. With exceptional sporting facilities and access to a wide range of clubs and societies, you will be sure to find like-minded people to share your hobbies or interests with.

A festival city 

Living in Edinburgh is exciting and fulfilling. Home to the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it is a focal point for art, culture, comedy and drama. From medieval lanes to modern architecture, museums to nightlife, there is plenty to do when you choose to study at Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh.

Unlike many other universities, Heriot-Watt's facilities are located all in one place, plus they are extensive.

Phil Mannas, from Switzerland, undergraduate studying Architectural Engineering in the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society

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