Advice Hub Blog

Animal Therapy

Posted 11 Months Ago

October sees Heriot-Watt celebrate Diversity Month, and as part of this, we are bringing back the ever popular alpacas and the always cuddly Therapet dogs!

The alpacas are on campus on Thursday 5th October, and you can sign up to spend time with them here

The dogs are on campus on Tuesday 10th October, and you can sign up to spend time with them here:

Get set for exams

Posted 16 Months Ago

Exams are just around the corner...

Here are some top tips to help you get set for them.

You now access your seat number for exams via Student Self Service

This will also tell you where you need to be and what time your exam is. Make sure you're on time. Plan how you're going to get to university on exam day and bear in mind the buses will be busy.

The lovely Therapets are coming to the Union on 25th April. Sign up for a slot at

Avoid eating all the chocolate you got at Easter! Try and eat well and exercise. It helps to sharpen your mind! Get a good night sleep before the exam and take the time to relax.

It's okay to not be okay. The Union's Advice Hub are on hand if exam stress is getting to you. The University are also running exam stress drop-in sessions throughout the exam period.
Monday-Friday (24th April – 19th May) 1400 – 1500 in the Student Support & Accommodation Office.

Good luck everybody!

Easter Opening Hours

Posted 17 Months Ago

Your Student Union will be operating a reduced service over the Easter Break. Good luck with your studying and  try not to eat  too much chocolate.

Monday to Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Student Shop 8am-6pm 10am-2pm
Geordies 12pm-5pm Closed
Libertys 9am-12pm Closed
Advice Hub 10am-4.30pm Closed
Reception 9am-5pm Closed

You can still reach us on Facebook Messenger and one of our team will get back to you pronto.