Heriot-Watt University UK

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Heriot-Watt University is the eighth-oldest higher education institution in the UK, representing more than 200 years of innovation and academic excellence. Since 1821, the university’s pioneering research and education has made a positive impact on the global stage and continues to push new frontiers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, business, and design.

  • Ranked #281 in the worldQS World University Ranking, 2023
  • Top 25 in the world for engineering and technologyTHE World University Rankings, 2021

International Graduate Programs

Heriot-Watt University, in collaboration with Shorelight, offers a suite of programs that are both challenging and engaging, with the goal of providing a world-class support system, and a personalized experience for international students. Students will be placed in the appropriate program track based on their individual criteria. 

Important Dates

Summer 2024

Application Deadline

June 10, 2024

Payment Deadline

July 8, 2024

Arrival & Mandatory Check-in Date

July 22, 2024

Shorelight Services

Our services are designed to support international students at every stage of their journey.

Find your best-fit program with expert guidance and helpful tools.
A streamlined admissions process and advisors to help along the way.
Get help with your student visa & arrival requirements.
Prepare for academic success with student support and academic skills workshops.
Develop your professional skills, get an internship, and launch your career.
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