Heriot-Watt is a specialist, pioneering University, with a global presence, world renowned, innovative research and highly employable graduates.

With a rich heritage dating back to 1821, today Heriot-Watt University is one of the world’s leading universities with strong links to business and industry; delivering innovation, educational excellence and ground-breaking applied research. Heriot-Watt University is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the UK, and has over 116,000 alumni worldwide in over 190 countries and the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked Heriot-Watt 22nd in the UK, with 82% of our research as world-leading or internationally excellent.

Heriot-Watt also has five campuses across the world: Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia, as well as 53 Approved Learning Partners (ALPs) and educational collaborative partners in 150 countries.