Heriot-Watt University Student Union news

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!

Lothian Bus update

An update on the services that run to Campus.

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

Physical Wellbeing Support

We take safe sex seriously

Academic Congress Roundup

Get up to date with Academic Congress!

Week of Action


Why join our FTO team?

We promise we don't bite!

Our January Roundup

All the ways we've been representing you in January

Dispelling Financial Myths

Consider these myths... BUSTED!

What are the Student Elections?

Everything you need to know about the Student Elections in March

Festive opening times

Don't miss out this winter!

Period Products are available

Following the new policy, the Student Union will provide period products for anyone who needs them!

The Unions guide to money and financial support

Everything you need to know about the hardship fund

Staff Strikes

The Student Union's stance on industrial action

Purpose-built student accommodation

Give your say on PBSA!

Exam Guidance

Learn what's, what with the upcoming exams.

Community Larder

We have opened a Community Larder on Campus!


Grow a MO, Save a bro!

The Union's guide to Mitigating Circumstances

A comprehensive guide to mitigating circumstances

Something old, Something new

800 members strong and still counting!

Lecture recordings are back!

From week 7, recordings of lectures will be uploaded when appropriate!

Getting Around Edinburgh
Bus on Princess Street in  Edinburgh

Bus, tram, train, we've got it all!

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.