|University Type||1960s universitity (plate glass universitity) | Public University|
|Location||UK >> Scotland >> Edinburgh|
|Male / Female Students Ratio||59:41|
|Students Satisfaction||4.17 / 5|
|International Students Number||Undergraduate:1575 Postgraduate:1170|
|Live in univeristy accommodation||38%|
|Living Costs||9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months)|
|Address||Edinburgh Campus, Riccarton, EDINBURGH|
|International Students Ratio||N/A|
|Ratio of academic staff to students||1 : 16.4|
|University Research||2.48 / 4|
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, it is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth's southern shore. Since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the supreme courts of Scotland. The city's Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence of the Monarchy in Scotland. The city has long been a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law, literature, the sciences and engineering. It is the second largest financial centre in the United Kingdom (after London) and the city's historical and cultural attractions have made it the United Kingdom's second most popular tourist destination, attracting over one million overseas visitors each year.
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There are scholarships and grants for international students who wish to study in Britain. There is a lot of competition for a limited number of awards, but it is worthwhile applying for the ones relevant to you. You should begin your research early as some scholarships require you to apply at least a year before your degree starts.
Heriot-Watt University is a public university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the world's first mechanics' institute and has campuses in the Scottish Borders, Orkney, United Arab Emirates and Putrajaya in Malaysia, and also runs distance learning programmes through 50 approved learning partners to students around the world. Heriot-Watt's main campus is located in Riccarton in South West Edinburgh on 380 acres of parkland. The campus consists of: academic buildings, student residences, a postgraduate centre, shops, several library collections, childcare, healthcare, a chaplaincy, a variety of recreational and sports facilities, and a museum, as well as the Student Union's main premises. It is also home to the Edinburgh Conference Centre and Europe's oldest research park, which opened in 1971.
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