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Heriot-Watt University

United Kingdom
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About Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is a specialist, pioneering University, with a global presence, world renowned, innovative research and highly employable graduates. Founded in 1821, it has a rich heritage and an established reputation as a leading research led university and provider of education around the world. The University is a specialist in engineering, business and science and leaders in innovative global education for a future world. It’s learning environment seeks to offer students the very best in terms of study programmes which apply knowledge to real world challenges.

The University programmes are highly regarded around the world, with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical, social and life sciences. It offers high quality research informed teaching, industry and business focused programmes and campuses with great facilities. The university is organised into five academic schools and one graduate school and has a big alumni worldwide in different countries. It is consistently ranked at a high level across a number of key university league tables.

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

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Rankings and reviews
World Ranking
~301 st / 760
Source: THE World University Rankings
UK Ranking
35 th / 129
Source: The Complete University Guide
Member of Athena SWAN
Where can you study?
58.96336, -3.30127 The Old Academy, Back Road,Stromness,Orkney Islands,KW16 3AW United Kingdom
Nearest City: Kirkwall
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: On-campus
Address: The Old Academy, Back Road, Stromness, Orkney Islands, KW16 3AW United Kingdom
55.60924, -2.78031 Nether Road,Galashiels,Scottish Borders,TD1 3HF United Kingdom
Scottish Borders
Nearest City: Galashiels
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: On-campus
Address: Nether Road, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3HF United Kingdom
55.90966, -3.32035 Calder Junction,Edinburgh,Edinburgh,EH14 4AS United Kingdom
Nearest City: Edinburgh
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: On-campus
Address: Calder Junction, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS United Kingdom
25.12913, 55.41649 Dubai International Academic City,Dubai,Dubayy,294345 UAE
Nearest City: Dubai
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: Overseas campus
Address: Dubai International Academic City, Dubai, Dubayy, 294345 UAE
2.8989, 101.67243 No 1 Jalan Venna P5/2,Putrajaya,Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya,62200 Malaysia
Nearest City: Kuala Lumpur
Estimated cost of living: -1
Type: Overseas campus
Address: No 1 Jalan Venna P5/2, Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya, 62200 Malaysia

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