About Edinburgh - Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is considered one of the best campuses in Edinburgh with modern accommodation and state-of-the-art facilities. It is surrounded by acres of green space and yet conveniently located close to the city centre. Heriot-Watt was founded in 1821 as the world’s first mechanics’ institute. Edinburgh is the world’s festival capital and a UNESCO World Heritage Site with world-class visitor attractions.

Recommended ages: 10-17

Programme Dates

TURN 1: 01 Jul – 15 Jul
TURN 2: 15 Jul – 29 Jul
TURN 3: 29 Jul – 12 Aug

Edinburgh - home to Heriot-Watt University

Edinburgh – home to Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University – Programme Highlights

  •  2 full-days to Edinburgh, 1 full-day to Glasgow, 1 full-day to Loch Lomond and Stirling
  • 3 half-days to Edinburgh with entrances to Edinburgh Castle and Royal Botanic Gardens
  • On-site activities: Scottish night and ceilidh evening


  • En-suite accommodation furnished with a desk for private study and personal Wi-Fi router
  • All bedrooms have access to a communal lounge and laundry facilities
  • Located in a beautiful, natural setting surrounded by landscaped gardens
  • The halls of residence are located at the rear of the campus, about a 5-minute walk from the canteen and classrooms
  • Rooms are situated on long corridors allowing groups to stay together where possible



  • Edinburgh


  • Glasgow Int
    Transfer Supplement


  • Glasgow Prestwick
    Transfer Supplement

    1hr 25mins

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh


  • Campus located close to the lively and vibrant city centre of Edinburgh and within easy reach of the highlands.
  • Bus stop located on campus.
  • En-suite accommodation with modern and extensive social spaces.
  • Expansive gardens and outdoor areas.
  • Onsite café, bank and shop.