Heriot-Watt University

  • Rank: 35/131 Sunday Times League Table 2021, 8th oldest in UK, 270 QS Rank, 9th in UK for RAE Impact
  • Address: Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh EH14 4AS
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • International Office Contact name: Sabarinath (Sabari) Vijayakumar, Country Director All campuses Meenu Sharma, Country Manager All campuses
  • International Office Contact Email: s.vijayakumar@hw.ac.uk meenu.sharma@hw.ac.uk
  • International Office Contact Telephone: +91 93199 22344 (Sabari)
  • Accommodation Office Contact Email: accommodation@hw.ac.uk
  • Accommodation Office Contact Phone: +91 93199 22344
  • Tuition Fee Range: £15,384 - £19,792 UG, £15,700 - £20,200 PG, Acturial Science £20,400, Acturial Management £22,400, Petroleum Engineering £29,088
  • Scholarships:

    *Scholarships For Sep 22*:

    We are delighted to introduce International Merit Scholarships Applicants with 60% in bachelors or First Class would be eligible for GBP 1500 . Scholarship will be blocked after paying the initial deposit only. The scholarship will be offered at the Unconditional offer stage. This scholarship are limited in number and are given on a first-come, first-serve basis. 30th April 2022 is the deadline for this scholarship

  • Additional Info:

    CONTRACT IS FOR PROMOTION OF COURSES IN THE UK AND DUBAI CAMPUSES BUT NOT KUALA LUMPUR THE CONTRACT TERRITORY IS INDIA.

    Contact Luke if you have a student interested in applying who is not based in India.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Both UG and PG applications from India can be submitted online using the following log in and password

    Login Page: https://hwacuk.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Apply/Account/Login

    Email: applications@connect2counsellors.com

    Password: C2C2021$

    Important Information from HW: when filling in applications please put the student’s details (email and phone number), If you input your own email address it will interfere with your ability to login to the system. When you submit applications through the agent portal, it will automatically tag to your account; you will also receive notification emails when there is an update on the status of the application.  

    The application portal will ask for an agency code, please enter: "connect2counsellors"

     

     

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS UG

    UG entry from India: 70% or above in 12th standard. If they get 80% or above they can be considered for year 2 entry. (Remember Scotland has a 4 year UG degree duration). Note that UG Computer Science will not allow advanced entry to year 1 for 12th standard students. If the UG student gets 70% or above in their 12th standard they are exempt from IELTS. If not they will need to do a test at get 6.5 overall and no less than 6 in each component

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS PG

    Generally looking for First class - 60% or above. However if the student has slightly less, especially from good universities then they are welcome to apply. IELTS is 6.5 with no less than 6 in each component. If PG students want to have exemption from English they can provide a signed Medium of Instruction letter from their degree awarding institution. Attached is a template letter you can forward to students to ask them to get signed and put on letterhead.

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE GENERAL INFORMATION

    Duolingo is not accepted but TOEFL, PTE, IELTS indicator, TOEFL Home Edition and IELTS are accepted. PG INTERNSHIP COURSES There are 6 PG internship courses: 1) MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering with industrial application 24 months 2) MSc Civil Engineering 24 months 3) MSc Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying 24 months 4) MSC Construction Project Management 24 months 5) MSc International Business Management 24 months 6) MSc Fashion and Textiles 16 months Note that the University wants to attract fresh graduates to these placement courses and may reject applications from students who already have work experience.

    DEPOSITS Deposits are £4000

    There is NO early payment discount.

    INSTALMENTS 6 instalments are offered. Students will need to give credit or debit card details to Finance when they arrive. Payments will be taken Oct to March for Sept intake students and Jan to June for mid year intake.

    CREDIBILITY INTERVIEWS All students have one with Sabari

  • Commission(%): 15%
  • Commission(Additional Information):

    The contract is for a 3 year period

    UG and PG courses in the UK 15%

    Pre-sessional English 15%

    Online Programmes (MBA etc) 10%

    Degree courses in Dubai 17.5% (Paid in AED)

    Contract advises that the commission invoice should be submitted and then the University will check to see that the student has joined and paid their tuition fee and then invoice will be processed. No date deadlines mentioned.

Luke Jeffers

06/07/2021

£1000 will be deducted from tuition fees for students arriving in SEptember 21 from Red listed countries that need to quarantine on arrival.

Luke Jeffers

11/10/2021

I would like to inform you that the below courses are no longer accepting new applications for January 2022 intake. MSc International Business Management MSc International Business Management with Industry Placement MSc International Business Management with Finance MSc International Business Management with Marketing MSc International Business Management with HRM Please note that the students who are already holding a conditional / unconditional offer for the above courses starting in January 2022 will be honoured and please encourage them to accept the offer at the earliest as our seats are filling fast. Kindly circulate the communication among your colleagues. Many thanks Sabari

Luke Jeffers

22/10/2021

Dear Colleague Hope this email finds you well. Following the below communication sent on 11 October 2021, I would like to inform you that we have received an overwhelming response for the below courses and we have reached our full capacity for the January 2022 start and they are closed now for recruitment. MSc International Business Management MSc International Business Management with Industry Placement MSc International Business Management with Finance MSc International Business Management with Marketing MSc International Business Management with HRM Please note that any payment / deposits made for the above courses after 5 pm IST on Friday, 22 October 2021 will not be accepted. Students who wish to defer the offer to the September 2022 start can make a request to india@hw.ac.uk. We would like to thank you and colleagues for your continuous support and our apologies for any inconvenience caused to you and your prospective students. Please note that all other courses which has a January 2022 start are still open for recruitment and would encourage early applications and conversions. Please find attached courses that have a January 2022 start. Kind regards Sabari

Luke Jeffers

25/10/2021

Hope this email finds you well. We are delighted to inform you we have been approved additional 25 scholarships worth £1,500 to one of the below courses starting in January 2022. The scholarship is for the academic year 2021/22 and for applicants from India only. MSc Data Science MSc Artificial Intelligence MSc Software Engineering MSc Data Science (2 years) MSc Artificial Intelligence (2 years) Eligible applicants will require to have a first class in their undergraduate degree from a recognised University in India, clear credibility interview, should meet all academic requirement and the advance fee deposit. The scholarship will be offered at the Unconditional offer stage. The deadline for the scholarship is Monday, 8 November 2021. Please note that the scholarships are offered on a first come first serve basis only. Kindly circulate the communication among your colleagues and branch offices. Kind regards Sabarinath

Luke Jeffers

27/11/2021

Unfortunately, due to unprecedented levels of demand, we have closed MSc Construction Project Management & MSc Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying programmes at the Edinburgh campus for the January 2022 start. Advance fee payments made up to and including 24 November 2021 will be accepted. However, payments made after this date will no longer be accepted. An official communication was sent to all offer holders on 25 November 2021. We are sorry we have had to take this step at this time, however we must ensure that our student numbers are at a level where we can assure the quality of our student experience, something that Heriot-Watt University prides itself on. We thank you for your continuous support you have extended to us. If you wish to talk about options available for your student, please reply back to this email.

Luke Jeffers

14/04/2022

Greetings from Heriot Watt University We are excited to inform that students can now pay £ 1000 deposit and block their seats and scholarships. However they have to pay the remaining £3000 to obtain an unconditional offer of a place and apply for a CAS. Applicants with any academic conditions or credibility interview can also pay the initial deposit. Credibility interview can take place after the deposit. *Scholarships For Sep 22*: We are delighted to introduce International Merit Scholarships Applicants with 60% in bachelors or First Class would be eligible for GBP 1500 . Scholarship will be blocked after paying the initial deposit only. The scholarship will be offered at the Unconditional offer stage. Refund policy:- Student will be eligible for a refund if they are unable to study with us for verifiable reasons out with their control. Such reasons would include their visa application was turned down, they failed to meet their academic condition, they failed to progress from PSE or they failed a credibility interview. The reason would need to be documented and would be at the discretion of the university. Credibility interview is mandatory- Students can go ahead and pay the deposit but the credibility interview would be mandatory before the CAS issued( would strongly suggest if you can self-arrange a pre -credibility/ assessment test of your students first before informing them to pay the initial deposit). Please use this link to put a request for a credibility interview Untitled form - Google Forms How to Pay: The online payment can be made using the below payment gateway link: https://www.hw.ac.uk/uk/services/payment/online-payments.htm/Alternatively, Students can do a bank transfer to the University's bank account( attached) This scholarship are limited in number and are given on a first-come, first-serve basis. 30th April 2022 is the deadline for this scholarship

Luke Jeffers

28/06/2022

Greetings from Heriot watt University. 

This is to inform you that students who got there offers issued  before 30th JUNE, the final  deadline for them to secure their seat is 5th JULY.

We would like to inform you the steps to follow to secure the seat 

STEP 1-----Conditional offer issued

STEP 2------Firmly accept the offer

STEP 3------Meet the academic conditions if any ( Degree/Ielts) – please see attached documents required to meet the English requirement  or the waiver options

STEP 4 ---- If you have only deposit condition to meet- Please pay 4000 GBP ( advanced deposit fee) to get the unconditional issued

STEP 5-----If your result is still awaited and  have put as a condition in your offer- You can pay only 1000 GBP to secure your seat and remaining can be paid once you meet the academic condition later.

STEP 6----- If you have English condition to meet – please see attached documents ( how to get the IELTS waiver)- You can also pay only 1000 GBP to secure your seat and remaining can be paid once you meet the academic condition later.

 Refund policy:- Student will be eligible for a refund if they are unable to study with us for verifiable reasons out with their control.  Such reasons would include their visa application was turned down, they failed to meet their academic condition, they failed to progress from PSE or they failed a credibility interview.  The reason would need to be documented and would be at the discretion of the university.

Note:- Please upload your MOI/MOC/IELTS/PTE to the portal followed by emailing me with the offer letter attached along with MOI/MOC/IELTS/PTE . Will help you to get the revised offer issued on priority