8.17 External and Community relations


Arrangements for keeping in touch with former staff and students. Information in this Category currently includes:

Information about the Watt Club: The graduates association of the University, including benefits and services, alumni events and reunions, contact information, and office opening hours.

Watt Club Council remit, constitution, membership, dates of meetings, agendas, minutes, and papers: For additional information, please email us at foi@hw.ac.uk

Community Relations

Description of the facilities and services available to the local community and to members of the public. Information in this Category currently includes:

Accommodation for visitors: Please visit our visitor accommodation pages

Archive & museum facilities: Please visit our Museum and Archive page

Canteens / restaurant facilities: Information at the Edinburgh Campus can be viewed on our Catering pages.

Details of our conference facilities: Information can be viewed at the Edinburgh Conference Centre 
(Note: Edinburgh Conference Centre is a wholly owned company of the University – see also Subsidiary Companies in section 3.10)

Health and medical services are available from the local  Riccarton General Practice

Services to industry : are available on our Research & Enterprise web pages.

Music:  Heriot-Watt University's students and staff are involved in a wide range of musical activities, from classical and traditional Scottish to jazz and funk music, details of which can be on our Music pages.

Research Park: Information about Research Park and contact details in relation to tenancy opportunities.

Sport and exercise facilities: Our Edinburgh Campus, situated at Riccarton became home to Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre.

Students Association facilities:  Visit the Student Union to find out about the shop, bar, restaurant, club, etc.

External businesses at the Edinburgh Campus

Shear Magik Hairdresser
Tel: 0131 451 4551

Nursery facilities information available on Pinocchio's Nursery website.

Public relations

Information created specifically to publicise facilities and activities. Information in this Category currently includes:

Press: Press releases produced by the University and press cuttings relating to the University.

Profile information:  Summary profile information on the University and its campus is produced for a variety of purposes, e.g. the main UK university guide books, or information for campus visitors.

Activities/Events: Our University news and events, key publications/information publicising activities and events can be found in the Events Hub.