Heriot-Watt University

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Established in 1821, Heriot-Watt University is recognized as the first mechanics institute in the world. It is the eighth-oldest higher education institution in the United Kingdom. As one of the most progressive and international institutions based in Scotland, students have the opportunity to thrive, both personally and academically. More than 95% of students are in graduate-level jobs or further study six months after completing their program.


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