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In 2021, Heriot-Watt University celebrates the 200th anniversary of its founding in Scotland in 1821. From its beginnings as the world’s first mechanics institute in the heart of Edinburgh, two centuries of innovation have led to what is today a unique international institution with campuses in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia. The Royal Charter, gave Heriot-Watt its university status and was granted by Queen Elizabeth II on 4 March 1966.

The Edinburgh campus is set in 380 acres of beautiful parkland just outside the city centre. There is a regular bus service connecting the campus to the city centre.

Why you should study here

As one of the most progressive and international institutions based in Scotland, you will have the opportunity to thrive, both personally and academically during your time at Heriot-Watt University.

You will become highly employable. 95% of Heriot-Watt students are in employment or further study within six months of graduation.

The very nature of a Heriot-Watt education ensures you will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills and confidence to be specialists in your chosen fields and professions. Global companies actively seek out Heriot Heriot-Watt graduates as they are work-ready.

You will learn from world leading academics. The University's learning environment seeks to offer you the very best in terms of study programmes, which apply knowledge to real world challenges

International Merit Scholarships

Students who have a first class degree, usually at 60% or above, will be given an international merit scholarship of £1500. Scholarship deadline for September 22 entry is 30th April 22. Contact one of our Counsellors for further information.

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The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked Heriot-Watt 22nd in the UK, with 82% of their research as world-leading or internationally excellent

Tuition Fees & Scholarships

£17,304 – £20,808
approximately. Some specialists courses may be more. Instalments may be possible. Your C2C counsellor will advise you of the exact tuition fee for your course.
A range of scholarships are available which include:
  • Undergraduate Merit Awards
  • Postgraduate Merit Awards up to £1500
  • A range of scholarships and bursaries for different courses or nationality groups
  • Scotland’s Saltire Scholarship worth £8000

Your C2C Counsellor will advise you on scholarship criteria, eligibility and application deadlines

Choose your Counsellor

Read the profiles of our Counsellors and contact the Counsellor you think will be best able to advise you. Our Counsellors will help you find the right course, assist you with your application and guide you with applying for a student visa. We have a 100% visa success rate! You can contact any Counsellor, they do not need to be located in your home city. You can contact our Counsellors via email, whatsapp or by phone.


Our Counsellors are experienced UK Education Counsellors, each has a proven track record in UK education counselling. They are highly trained individuals having successfully placed many students with UK Universities and Colleges. Some have worked directly for UK universities so have in-depth knowledge on admission procedures, application processing and student visa requirements.

A C2C counsellor will assist you with all aspects of applying to study in the UK, this includes:

C2C has a 100% UK student visa success rate for the September 22 intake.

Connect2Counsellors Ltd is a British company based in Brighton, UK.