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University has five campuses: three in the UK - Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders, and Orkney - and campuses in Dubai and Malaysia. You can use our website for maps and directions to each campus.


Key facts & figures

  • As the eighth oldest Higher Education Institution in the UK, we have encouraged innovation since 1821.
  • Approximately 29,000 students study Heriot-Watt degrees in over 30 countries around the world.
  • We are ranked in the Top 30 out of 121 universities by the Guardian University Guide 2018.
  • The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked Heriot-Watt University 9th in the UK for impact, with 82% of research ranked world-class.
  • We have campuses in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia. Heriot-Watt students can take advantage of our international campus locations by transferring to another location for a semester, a year or longer.
  • In 2016, our Edinburgh Campus became home to Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, a stunning £33 million purpose-built sports facility. This cutting-edge development transforms Heriot-Watt into the training hub for, among others, Scotland’s national football and rugby squads.

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Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH14 4AS

Tel: +44 (0)131 449 5111

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Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH14 4AS

Tel: +44 (0)131 449 5111

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