We are a vibrant, forward-looking university offering a high quality learning experience and a welcoming and friendly environment. With an international reputation for innovative education, enterprise and leading edge but practical research, we are one of the leading UK universities for business and industry. We educate the technologists, professionals and thinkers of tomorrow and our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
Our global campuses are situated in some of the world's most inspiring locations. Each offers superb facilities, safe surroundings and international welcome.
Our students can study in Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia, or a combination of these locations. Each of our campuses offers a unique learning environment close to the exciting and vibrant cities of Edinburgh, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur.
At Heriot-Watt, you have the opportunity to become a global student by taking part in an Inter-Campus Transfer, Erasmus+ or Exchange. Studying abroad is a unique opportunity and likely to provide some of your most memorable life experiences.
Studying abroad is a great opportunity to meet people, discover new interests and develop your life skills. It can build your confidence, develop your adaptability and hone your resourcefulness, which are all important personal attributes valued by employers.
There are over 200 self-catered rooms and flats on the Scottish Borders Campus, and the University also leases flats off-campus and in the town centre.
There are no halls of residence or University leased flats at the Orkney Campus, but our support staff in Orkney can provide detailed information on accommodation within Stromness and Orkney.
The student accommodation at our Dubai Campus comprises safe, secure and comfortable student accommodation on campus.
Off-campus student accommodation options are provided in Cyberjaya about 10-15 minutes' drive from Putrajaya. A free shuttle bus operates between the student residences and the campus and there is also easy access to public transportation.
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