3 days to go, here are Scott's recommendations for the Edinburgh Freshers Week
3 days to go, here is Scott's 3 recommendations for Freshers in Galashiels
2 days to go to Freshers, 2 of the best things about our drinks menu
4 days to go, 4 best places to study!
5 days to go! 5 Heriot-Watt branded essentials!
Everyone at the Student Union wishes you all the very best of luck in any upcoming exams or coursework due. Check out our best revision and relaxation tips!
All you need to know about the upcoming strike action.
THE VOTES ARE TALLIED, AND THE RESULTS ARE IN!
It's time to provide you all with a little update regarding the decisions made at the AGM.
The Student Union Oscars are back and better than ever!
Join us for our Equality and Diversity Forum!
Join our INCREDIBLE team!
Make someone’s day - Nominate them for the Volunteer Awards 2022!
We want to tell you about a graduate opportunity unlike any other...and you're already qualified.
If you live in Scotland and are under 22 years old, you are eligible for a card giving you free bus travel from 31 January 2022!
Here's what not to forget!
University life is definitely not all work and no play. You’re going to find yourself with a nice bit of free time, even if it doesn’t seem it at times. Especially lately, it’s SO important for your mental health that you find a balance between work and play.
Bus, tram, train, we've got it all!
The Student Union has come up with a list of ideas and resource’s that will help you make the most of this festive period!
Applications haven't opened yet, but if you like the sound of any of the advertised positions then you can register your interest in the Student Elections now!
Supermarkets and other shops may operate slightly different than usual over the festive period, so, here's all you need to know!
Travelling ho ho home for Christmas? Or maybe you're needing to nip into town for the last of your Christmas presents? We know that using public transport at this time of the year can be just a tad stressful, which is why we've prepared a travel guide ESPECIALLY for you!
Have you struggled with health or personal issues or this semester? You can use the Mitigating Circumstances process to tell your school how your studies have been impacted.
Be there for your mate, this International Men's Day!
It's time to question and transform the way of thinking as well as review how we teach within our university!
A calm and comfortable environment for those who face difficulties when shopping.
Preparing U for life after University!
Switch to the Ecosia search engine and plant trees with every search you make.
Here for U... Christmas isn’t always the most wonderful time of the year
Not everyone loves Christmas, for lots of different reasons – and that’s ok!
WE'RE HOSTING A VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS FAIR AND YOU'RE INVITED!
The OCS is back after a nice wee summer shark-ing about and we're currently prepping for an insane year of the snazziest ocean-related fun!
Have a laugh with Romesh Ranganathan
Louis Theroux documentary
Louis Theroux documentary
What you should be listening to in 2020
Great metaphor for Apartheid (interviews at the start are with survivors of Apartheid state)
Netflix documentary detailing the the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsbug and her landmark work on women's rights.
Gary Younge (HW ALUM!!!) travels across America to find out why Trump resonates with so many people.
A British school helps its students uncover and eradicate hidden racial biases.
A lively guide to the underground Black Lesbian scene in Britain and the US.
David Lammy MP reveals the shocking story
Limited series on the Central Park Five.
Join former first lady Michelle Obama in an intimate documentary looking at her life
Brian Cox and guests give you your science fix
Everything you should know - in a podcast!
King of British Journalism, Louis Theroux, talks candidly with a range of interesting celebrities
Cheeky chappies Ed Gamble and James Acaster talk to celebs about their dream meal
Really interesting look at Race and Prejudice in the UK
Brilliant interviews with famous folk about Mental Health, Physical Health and other issues not often spoken about.
Megan Thee Stallion has nearly 43m monthly listeners
Solange has 2.5m monthly listeners
Doja Cat has nearly 32m monthly listeners
Songs of empowerment and pride.
Frank Ocean has over 14m monthly listeners
Alternative and indie artists from across the Pride spectrum.
Four to the floor with your disco queens and kings.
Lyrical. Legit. This Pride vision of Folk, Americana, and Singer-Songwriter music features LGBTQ acts and allies.
The revolutionaries, the allies, and the just plain fabulous: these flawless tracks are beyond perfect for Pride.
Listen to tracks that don't hold back from artists that are unlike any other.
Music spanning many genres and decades, all by Black lesbian, gay, bi and trans artists.
Stories and interviews behind the lives of a thriving LGBTQ+ community. Updates once a month.
Michelle Obama dives deep into conversations with loved ones
Takes interesting/controversial topics and walks through the what the science says on them
Try some fitness classes using the ClassPass app
Dance like no one is watching
Fancy some yoga in the comfort of your own home?
Return to your childhood and make an obstacle course
Who doesn't love to create their own little castle?
Recorded seminars from Stanford Uni - great if you've got dreams of being an entrepreneur
Learn about the environmental impact of our fast fashion habits.
Learn the history of philosophy - without any gaps!
How to make and mend your clothes
Online life drawing classes
Can you be our star baker?
Learn how to make your own salt crystals
Our HW Indian society won the best stall award at the Global Watt day at the Student Union on 11 February 2022. Thank you all the volunteers for supporting team 'INDIA' and giving your best efforts!
Thank you @hwunion and others for the support.
President, Heriot-Watt Indian Society
Join other Care Experienced and Estranged Students at a pizza lunch event hosted by wellbeing services.
We have facebook groups for sharing our events. We also share regular updates on our social media for all the events and webinars.
Recently our committee took part in the Marine Mammal Medic course hosted by British Divers for Marine life rescue.
The Union has formalised the Society's membership.