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Heriot-Watt University

Sporty City Campus Rural

Ucas code: H24

Heriot-Watt is Scotland's most international university with beautiful campuses in Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and now Malaysia. We offer students the opportunity to have an international experience in a lovely learning environment no matter where they study. And did you know that Heriot-Watt is one of only two universities in Europe offering a Brewing and Distilling degree..?
Source:Heriot-Watt University Student Union

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

58%

LOW

Political

45%

LOW

Sporty

76%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

66%

MED

Creative

51%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £24k HIGH
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Student satisfaction score 78% MED

Number of students

10,883

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

70%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

15%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

59%

of students are male

Young / Mature

13%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

29%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 326 comments (90 students)
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