Heriot-Watt University

Diverse backgrounds

Please let us know whether you think your university does enough to attract and cater for students from a diverse range of backgrounds?

2016

"There are students from many different types of backgrounds."
"Heriot Watt has a diverse range of people from all over the world. There are campuses in Dubai and Malaysia and many students from theses campuses are attracted here, as well as having many local students."
"There's not that much diversity in Heriot Watt but it's gotten better since I started."
"The student population is extremely diverse. This is greatly helped by the existence of HWU campuses in other countries."
"I can see the diversity in this uni just by looking around the corridor of my accommodation. There are eight people here from five different countries and three different continents!"
"Yes, lots of international events take place."
"It's a very international university. Many professors are foreigners too so you don't feel out of place."
"Yes, there is something for everyone."
"Yes, there is a deliberate policy to attract students across the globe with a website dedicated specifically to international students."


Teachers and parents

Planning to discuss careers or university with teenagers? Get up to speed on their options and employability prospects with our help.

Explore options

Register today

Sign up to access to use your dashboard and receive extra advice in your inbox

Sign up