Academic English

If you are coming to Heriot-Watt University to study Academic English (pre-sessional or foundation English) during summer 2024, please see the accommodation information below. 

How to apply

Applications will open on 27 May 2024 and close on the 28 June 2024. All reservations can be made during these dates by e-mailing


Please note that payment is made directly to our Front Desk team on arrival. We do not accept cash payment. 

Off-campus accommodation

If you prefer to live in the city centre, please see our website for short term accommodation options.

2024/2025 Academic Year

If you will be continuing to study at Heriot-Watt University for the 2024/2025 academic year and want to stay on campus you can apply for accommodation with your conditional or unconditional offer. All applications are made online through the accommodation portal.

Please note we are unable to accommodate students on campus between 17 August 2024 - 30 August 2024 as the campus will be closed for deep cleaning and maintenance. Please see our off campus accommodation for short term options. 

Key information

Front Desk (Edinburgh Campus)

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Opening Hours: 09:00-17:00
+44 131 451 3501