Faith and belief

Heriot-Watt University respects religious and cultural diversity and aims to support individuals in their religious and cultural observance.

We aim to be a place where students and staff of different cultures, backgrounds and beliefs can meet and mix together in a friendly, welcoming environment.

Roman Catholic

Our Lady and St Andrew, Galashiels

Church of Scotland

Old Parish and St Pauls Sunday, 11.30 am

Honorary Chaplain to the Borders campus:

Rev. Leon Keller (Old Parish & St Paul's)
01896 752320

Church of Latter Day Saints

Church of Latter Day Saints


There isn't a mosque in Galashiels but the campus does have a prayer room. You may also wish to contact the Borders Islamic Society for more information.


There are no places for Jewish worship in Galashiels, but there is a Jewish Chaplain to Scottish Universities whom you may wish to contact:

Rabbi Yossi & Mrs Sarah Bodenheim

07791 292790


There are no places for Buddhist worship in Galashiels however you may find the following information useful:

Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Key information

Gillian McLaughlin