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    Expo 2020 Dubai

    Heriot-Watt explores how our leading research is shaping the industries of the future and jobs of tomorrow at Expo 2020

  • Our UK campuses

    Our campuses in Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney each offer bespoke facilities and a distinctive learning environment.

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    We are ranked 47th out of 308 institutions in THE's Golden Age University Rankings

    Times Higher Education (THE) Golden Age University Rankings 2020

    Postgraduate Edinburgh Campus tours

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    We are hosting tours of our Edinburgh Campus this summer for those interested in a postgraduate programme of study offered in Edinburgh.

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    Heriot-Watt is valued for its pioneering research informed by the global needs of business and industry.


    86.8% of our research is ranked world-leading and internationally excellent.

    Research Excellence Framework 2021

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    All the latest exciting news from across the Heriot-Watt University global community.

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    We are rated 270th in the world, 33rd in UK and 5th in Scotland

    QS World University Rankings 2022

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