Heriot-Watt University

Clubs and social environment

Please tell us more about the social environment, sports clubs and societies and anything else you think candidates need to know about life at your university.


"There's a society and a sport for every type of person but, if there's not something for you, you can even arrange to set one up!"
"There are loads of clubs available to join. Whether you're into sports or music or art, you'll find something for you to enjoy. I went to various classes in the sports centre and would recommend trying them out."
"There are loads of sports clubs."
"There's a very involved sports union and fantastic opportunities to make friends."
"Heriot Watt has an extremely active sports union with the new centre of sport (Oriam) being built on campus currently. There is rugby, football, netball, yoga and ultimate frisbee. It is really diverse and everyone of all levels is invited to get stuck in. There are many societies as well, both subject and otherwise-based, that organise pub quizzes, balls and study sessions etc."
"There are over 63 societies on campus and there's a beer fest (ciders included) every year."
"There are hundreds of different societies, of varying sizes and popularity, to suit all tastes."
"There are many sports clubs from rugby to archery. Societies are really active with balls and regular events such as graduation schemes etc."
"There's a wide variety of clubs and the social benefits are endless."
"The university offers a variety of different sports to join."

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