Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is a public university based in Edinburgh, established in 1821 as the world's first mechanics' institute. It has been a university by Royal Charter since 1966.

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Address: Edinburgh Campus, Research Ave N, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh EH14 1AS, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 131 449 5111


With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has a long tradition of excellence and a proven track record of educating, inspiring and challenging the professionals of tomorrow. HeriotWatt is one of the top UK universities for business and industry and have an established reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research.

Degrees at Heriot-Watt are career-focused and relevant to the needs of business and industry, leading employers to actively seek out the graduates. Many of the university’s subjects are ranked in the top 10 in the UK for their quality. In addition, Heriot-Watt distinctive brand of learning and teaching nurtures leadership. The university’s aim is to equip all graduates with the skills to achieve their ambitions and perform at a high level in their careers.