Heriot-Watt University Student Union news

Watt's Going Down in Galashiels?

If you're a student at our Galashiels campus, we have many exciting upcoming events to tell you about!

A Night at the Oscars at Heriot-Watt

The Student Union Oscars is an evening like no other, here's what you need to know ahead of the event!

Watt to Expect at the 2024 Volunteering Awards

With our Volunteering Awards nearing closer, it's time to get nominating!

What's Watt about our Student Elections!

Read here to find out more about the upcoming Student Elections in March!

An Unbelievable Union

What do we mean by an Unbelievable Union

The Black Voices Project so far...

Read how the Black Voices Project has done since it's relaunch in October.

FTO Semester 1 highlights

Read about what the Full Time Officers got up to this semester!

Winter Opening Hours

Find out how the winter break will impact our services

The 2023 Movember Darts Competition and Movember Battle of the Bands Night!

It has been great seeing such a wonderful response to the Movember charity events that have been held throughout November to raise money for men’s mental health here at the Student Union, and it’s safe to say this year’s Movember darts competition and Battle of the Bands did not disappoint! The full article is available here.

Movemeber Mental Health Workshop

Hear how our Movember Mental Health Workshop went last Friday!!!

How we used the Big 6 responses last year

Read how your responses has helped shape a better student life at Heriot-Watt!

The Big 6 is back!

Fill out all 6 of the surveys for the chance to win £300

FTO Update October

Hear what the FTO's got upto in October!

What is the Student Sustainability Forum

Learn the purpose, expectations and responsibilities of the Student Sustainability Forum

Supporting Students to Make the Most of Feedback

Read about the Making the Most of Feedback programme

Sustainability Week 2023: The Events

Learn the events put on by us, societies and the wider Heriot-Watt community for Sustainability Week

A Sneak Peek of the Year!

Get to know the big events for the next year!

HWU Your Voice and Class Rep Recruitment

Important updates on HWU Your Voice and how to give feedback to your Class Representatives and Department Officers.

What is our Academic Structure?

Learn about the Union's academic structure- and how you can get involved!

Lead & Change

Learn about your officers going to Lead & Change

June Monthly Update

Here's what your FTOs have been up to

End of year review

Take a look at some of our highlights from the past year

Oscar results 2023

Find out the winners from all three of our global campuses

April Monthly update

Check out what the FTO's have been up to this month

GEDI Summit

Watch how the inaugural GEDI Summit went

SAAS Applications and Adjustments

Put this date in your diary!

Freshers Week Reps

Our Freshers’ Rep applications are now open and we want YOU to apply!

Fighting For Students

Read how Scott has helped the NUS #fightingforstudents campaign

International Women's Day

How we celebrated International Women's Day at Heriot-Watt

Elections roundup

Find out about how the election results went down on Friday

Oscars 2023

The Student Union Oscars are back and better than ever!

Paddy's Day Bonanza

The Irish Spirit is coming to you!

Welcome to RELOVED!

Our new pre-loved clothing store is now open!

What to expect from the elections?

A guide to elections for voters!

Wellbeing Wednesday: Chronic Illness

How to help deal with chronic illness

Industrial Action

The Student Union's stance on industrial action

The Good Flatmate Guide

Be the kind of flatmate you'd want to live with. And PLEASE stop leaving your dirty dishes in the sink.