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Speak now or forever hold your peace

Tom Scott BSC (Hons) sport and Exercise Science, 2005 Scottish Director, Communication Consultants If there is one thing that puts the fear into people more than anything else, it has to be public speaking, whether it is at a wedding … Continue reading

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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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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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Alumni Magazine – Spring 2015

We’re delighted to release the spring 2015 edition of In Conversation, our magazine for alumni and friends of Heriot-Watt. In this issue we hear from Sir Geoff Palmer on his life in brewing; Baroness Alison Suttie reunites with her Russian lecturer … Continue reading

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Graduations – Follow Us To Win Heriot-Watt Bear!

November 20 & 21 2014 marks two days of celebrations on our Edinburgh campus as graduations kick off again. We love seeing photos of graduates on the day with their friends and family, and to encourage everyone to share their pics … Continue reading

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Mechanical Engineering Class of 1974 Reunion – August 2014.

Heriot-Watt was delighted to host a group of alumni on campus last week, and Ian Macaulay reports on how the reunion went. “Forty years ago the Class of ’74 graduated in Mechanical Engineering. We held a reunion in August 2014 … Continue reading

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International Alumni Drinks

We were delighted to invite graduates to drinks receptions around the world recently, as Heriot-Watt academics visit conferences and attend meetings. Our first was in Chicago, where Professor Alex Speers and Dr Dawn Maskell from the International Centre for Brewing … Continue reading

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Thanking Our Scholarship Donors

The Development and Alumni Office recently held a drinks reception for some of our scholarship donors to show how their support impacts on the lives of students. Hosted by Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Steve Chapman, the event recognised the support … Continue reading

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The Watt Club – since 1854

Founded in 1854, The Watt Club is the oldest alumni association in the UK. Lifetime membership is automatic upon graduation from Heriot-Watt, and is free to all graduates of the University. However, we’re not just for graduates. We see our … Continue reading

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