Are you holding an offer to study at Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh campus?

Then we’d love it if you would join us at one of our Offer Holder Days!  This is your opportunity to explore our beautiful campus, discover more about student life at Heriot-Watt and meet the academic staff who teach on your degree programme. Look at our FAQs and tips for your trip to Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University.

To register your place at an Offer Holder Day, please select your subject area and preferred date from the schedule of events below. Please note that you can only book one subject area per date. However, if you are holding an offer for more than one subject area then you are welcome to book a second date. Alternatively, please email us at if you would like any assistance.  Please remember to add any guests at time of booking.

Accountancy and Finance
Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics


*Applicants holding an offer for ‘BSc Mathematical, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences’ should book a place under the ‘Mathematics’ subject area.

Architectural Engineering
Brewing and Distilling
Business Management
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Structural Engineering
Combined Studies / BEng Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying
Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Languages and Intercultural Studies


*Applicants holding an offer for ‘BSc Mathematical, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences’ should book a place under the ‘Mathematics’ subject area.

Mechanical Engineering
Urban Studies and Geography
April events programme overview
Time Activity
10.30–11.30 A range of general information stands will be available in the James Watt Centre before the Welcome session commences so you have the option to speak with staff on a one-to-one basis about various aspects of student life at Heriot-Watt.
11.30–12.30 Make your way into the auditorium shortly before 11.30am for the Welcome and Introduction to Heriot-Watt session.  This will include a series of general information presentations covering various aspects of student life at Heriot-Watt including the Student Union, Sports Union, Accommodation, Student Wellbeing and Go Global Study Abroad.
At 12.30pm, academic staff will collect their subject area groups from the James Watt Centre and you will now visit your academic department to find out more information about your chosen degree course. Some subject areas may also include tours of the relevant academic facilities.  Please ask many questions!
Between 14.00-16.00 Finally, we will also be offering optional Campus Tours and Accommodation Tours, which will depart regularly from the James Watt Centre from 2pm. The last tours will depart around 3.15pm.
  • Campus Tours (duration approx. 45 minutes)
  • Accommodation Tours (duration approx. 30 minutes