Heriot-Watt University

4.2 from 98 ratings
Ranking
63/354 Universities
Location: 
4.5 / 163 reviews
Nightlife: 
4.3 / 163 reviews
Halls of Residence: 
3.8 / 62 reviews
Clubs & Societies: 
4.5 / 2 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
4.2 / 9 reviews

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Overview

Heriot-Watt, one of the oldest higher education institutions in the UK, was founded in 1821 as the world's first Mechanics Institute and gained university status by Royal Charter in 1966. The university is based in Edinburgh and has international campuses in Dubai and Malaysia.

  • Total Students
    10,895
  • Male / Female Students
    42% Female 58% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    80% Full Time 20% Part Time
  • International Students
    36% International 64% UK

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Heriot-Watt University Reviews

4.2 / 98 reviews
  • 5 Stars
    42
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    9
  • 2 Stars
    4
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    1
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Anonymous

30th January 2018
Campus is really nice but far from town. Lecture theatre are modern. Student Union is s**t. Careers service is ok, the presence is felt.
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13th February 2018
Great university, helpful lecturers that is always willing to go the extra mile. Great facilities and good student life
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
7 Sheffield
4.5 / 325 reviews
8 London
4.4 / 1189 reviews
9 Cardiff
4.5 / 170 reviews
10 Glasgow
4.5 / 191 reviews
11 Edinburgh
4.5 / 163 reviews
12 Nottingham
4.4 / 268 reviews
13 Birmingham
4.3 / 332 reviews
14 York
4.4 / 111 reviews
15 Bath
4.3 / 99 reviews
16 Lincoln
4.3 / 87 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Leonard Horner Hall
4.2 / 11 reviews
2 New Halls
4.1 / 9 reviews
3 Robert Bryson Hall
3.9 / 12 reviews
4 Christina Miller Hall
4.3 / 4 reviews
5 Jean Muir Student Village
3.6 / 9 reviews
6 George Burnett Hall
3.4 / 7 reviews
7 Robin Smith Hall
3.5 / 6 reviews
8 Lord Thomson Halls
3.5 / 4 reviews
9 Lord Home Hall
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Netball
5.0 / 1 review
2 Boat
4.0 / 1 review
3 Acroyoga
0.0 / 0 reviews
4 American Football
0.0 / 0 reviews
5 Anime and Manga
0.0 / 0 reviews
6 Arab Society
0.0 / 0 reviews
7 Archery
0.0 / 0 reviews
8 Architectural Engineering
0.0 / 0 reviews
9 Athletics
0.0 / 0 reviews
10 Badminton
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 Cabaret Voltaire
4.5 / 28 reviews
2 The Hive
4.2 / 57 reviews
3 Why Not (Edinburgh)
4.2 / 45 reviews
4 ATIK (Edinburgh)
4.1 / 43 reviews
5 Silk
4.5 / 8 reviews
6 Sneaky Pete's
5.0 / 4 reviews
7 Finnegan's Wake
4.5 / 6 reviews
8 Opal Lounge
4.6 / 5 reviews
9 The Tron
4.6 / 5 reviews
10 The Liquid Room
4.1 / 9 reviews
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Heriot-Watt University
4.2 / 9 reviews
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Location Details

Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS
United Kingdom
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