16 Dec 2017

Heriot Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is a public university based in Edinburgh, established in 1821.

Heriot-Watt is one of the oldest higher education institution in the UK, and gained university status by Royal Charter in 1966.
The university originated as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, founded in 1821 as the world's first Mechanics Institute.

• Originating from the School of Arts of Edinburgh, founded in 1821 as the world's first Mechanics Institute, Heriot-Watt is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the UK, and gained university status by Royal Charter in 1966.
• Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made us one of the top UK universities for business and industry.
• International campuses opened in Dubai in 2005 and in Malaysia in 2013, offering students the unrivalled opportunity to transfer between campuses and obtain a truly global education.
• There are excellent services to ensure you feel fully supported while studying at Heriot-Watt, including the Student Support and Accommodation Service, International Student Advisors, an award-winning Careers Service, the Disability Service, a Health Centre and the Chaplaincy.
• All campuses have libraries with individual and group study places and networked PCs and printers to allow you to access University-licensed software, online databases and journals, as well as other internet resources. Wireless is available throughout the campuses.
• There is a full catering service at both the Edinburgh and Scottish Borders Campus. The Edinburgh Campus also has a Blackwells bookshop and a branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland.
• The unrivalled facilities at the Scottish Borders Campus are the deciding factor for many students in choosing the School of Textiles & Design. The School's facilities range from craft through industrial to cutting-edge advanced technologies, and includes the largest knit and weave studios and longest screen-print table in Europe.
Faculties

•    Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society School
•    Engineering & Physical Sciences School
•    Life Sciences School
•    Management & Languages School
•    Mathematical & Computer Sciences School
•    Textiles & Design School
•    Edinburgh Business School 
 
  • Justine:  Love it. Very interesting lectures I loved the halls

  • Simone: Personal and professional support Lectures are competent and engaging There's always some event going on