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Heriot-Watt University

Boundary Road North, Edinburgh, UK

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With a history dating back to 1821, 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. Heriot-Watt University Were a vibrant, forward-looking university, well known for the quality of our degrees with employers actively seeking out our graduates. Heriot-Watt is also Scotland  most international university with an unsurpassed international in-country presence. We deliver degree programmes to 11,800 students in 150 countries around the world, have a campus in Dubai and boast the largest international student cohort in Scotland. We are committed to continuous improvement and development in all our activity. Our focus is on responding to the changing needs of business, industry and society and finding solutions to the global challenges of the 21st century. Building on established expertise in key, specialist areas, our aim is to produce the next generation of leaders and thinkers who make a difference in the world.

We are already leading the way in areas as varied as energy, the environment and climate change, risk and modelling, infrastructure and transport, and the interface between life and physical sciences. At Heriot-Watt weve created an environment that nurtures innovation and leadership - where our researchers, staff and students can realise their potential and develop their ambitions. Were proud of our collegiate atmosphere and integrated teaching and research approach which has helped to build a community of committed academics and highly motivated students. Our focus on careers delivers results and weve an excellent reputation for graduate employability. We have campuses in Edinburgh, the Borders, Orkney and Dubai where we aim to provide stimulating, supportive environments conducive to effective learning and research, and where staff and students can excel.

With a history dating back to 1821, 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. Heriot-Watt University Were a vibrant, forward-looking university, well known for the quality of our degrees with employers actively seeking out our graduates....
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Boundary Road North, Edinburgh, UK

Heriot-Watt University

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Student Population

  • UK Students - 7,405
    70.52%
  • EU Students - 970
    9.24%
  • Non-EU Students - 2,120
    20.19%
  • Unknown - 5
    0.05%

Total Students: 10,500

(Source: HESA 2016/17)