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From Heriot-Watt to Car Theft – Life at Rockstar North

For many, working in games design is a dream come true – but a dream realised only after years of study and hard work.

We spoke to Lauren Truesdale, a camera programmer with Rockstar Games, the award-winning company most famous for producing Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption. Continue reading

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Epistemy – creators of oilfield risk-assessment software Raven

Heriot-Watt spin-out company, Epistemy – creators of oilfield risk-assessment software Raven – is evidence of how crucial research can be developed into a successful business. Developed from the PhD research of Dr Dan Arnold, it was co-founded with fellow Heriot-Watt … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Graduations – Class of 2015

Congratulations to all of our recent graduates of class 2015! Heriot-Watt has seen yet another successful year in both the Edinburgh and Scottish Borders campuses. The Heriot-Watt alumni team were very privileged to share in the celebrations with the #HWUgrads … Continue reading

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1975 Civil Engineering Graduates 40th Reunion

We were delighted to hear about another Heriot-Watt reunion the below report, written by Allan Hill, shows how important a lifelong alumni network can be. “Civil Engineering graduates of 1975 celebrated their 40th re-union on the 20th of June. The … Continue reading

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