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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
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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

55%

LOW

Political

37%

LOW

Sporty

75%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

70%

MED

Creative

43%

LOW

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Student satisfaction score 79% MED
Average graduate salary £22k MED

Number of students

10,462

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

68%

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

31%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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