Undergraduate Open Days: Scottish Borders Campus
Scottish Borders Campus Open Days
Registrations are now live for our School of Textiles and Design Open Days! Use the links below to book your place. Each prospective student needs to register for a place to ensure that we have an Open Day bag ready for you. Please note on the booking form how many guests will join you at the Open Day.
What to expect at our Open Day
Travel, accommodation and arrival
Our Open Days run from 10am till 4pm.
Travelling by car?
Open day visitors can use the main car park at the campus directly in front of the main campus building. The satellite navigation postcode is TD1 3HE.
Travelling by bus?
The X95 bus service which is run by First buses travels from Edinburgh City Centre to Galashiels. To find up to date information and for timetables of the regular Saturday service please visit First buses.
Travelling by rail?
The Borders Railway links the Scottish Borders Campus to Edinburgh City Centre (Waverley station).
If you are planning to travel to the Open Day using this service please see the Scotrail website for times and prices.
Travelling by air?
The bus to Edinburgh City Centre from Edinburgh airport takes about an hour, you can then take the rail link from Edinburgh Waverley to Galashiels.
If you are planning to stay overnight in Galashiels to make the most of your visit then you may find the Visit Scotland website helpful.
On arrival you will be greeted by Heriot-Watt University staff and students, please make your way to the Main Entrance reception where you can collect your Open Day pack for the day.
Throughout the year, you can arrange an individual visit to the campus where we will give you a guided tour and let you see our campus facilities. Contact Ruth Paterson, Admissions Manager to arrange an individual visit.
All short-listed UCAS applicants for September 2019 entry will be invited to interview at a Selection Day at the School of Textiles and Design. Our Selection Days run in January and February 2019. As well as your interview you will have another opportunity to tour the campus and accommodation and discuss your application with academics.