Heriot-Watt University

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Heriot-Watt, one of the oldest higher education institutions in the UK, was founded in 1821 as the world's first Mechanics Institute and gained university status by Royal Charter in 1966. The university is based in Edinburgh and has international campuses in Dubai and Malaysia.

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Heriot-Watt University delivers high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It consistently exceeds rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.
Student Population
Female / Male Students
40% Female
60% Male
Full / Part Students
85% Full Time
15% Part Time
International Students
71% Domestic
29% International
Stats from HESA

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29 November 2018

Lovely open campus with woodland walks, everything is in one place. Plenty of places to sit and eat and a variety of different foods available. Easy access to the careers service with brochures available to take away and have a look through. Plenty of computer and study areas, with a massive library and online library to find the books you need. Great sports facilities and clubs with the gym being on campus.

29 November 2018

The thing that makes Heriot Watt so unique is that everything is in one massive campus. There are so many facilities such as a hotel, places of worship etc. I study Actuarial science which is a fairly complex degree which has been simplified by the standard of teaching and mentoring support available. We also have a careers service that aids us to shape our futures.

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Heriot-Watt University
EH14 4AS
United Kingdom