As a registered charity, Heriot-Watt University benefits from the philanthropic support of our alumni and friends. Collaboration with companies and trusts and foundations also make a difference on campus.

Your support can transform lives not just on campus but in the wider world. From providing access to education to inspiring research that will answer society’s most urgent questions your gift today will make a lasting and profound impact.

Read more below about the areas that you can support and click on the images to learn more about what your support will do.

Panmure House

Continue Adam Smith's legacy and take Panmure House from a historic landmark to a hive of innovation and economic advancement.


Provide a transformational learning environment, designed to nurture highly effective graduates.

Go Global

Exchange programme gives our students the opportunity to study at more than one of our global campuses

Annual Fund

Allows us to react to the most urgent needs of our students.

Project Grants

Help small ideas to become big realities. There are a number of grant-awarding funds at Heriot-Watt.

Access Bursaries

These are awarded to students from challenging backgrounds, giving them much needed breathing space.


Scholarships allow our students with stand-out talent in music and sports to continue their training whilst at university.