Heriot-Watt University Student Union news

Staff Strikes

The Student Union's stance on staff strikes

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!

3 best picks for Edinburgh Freshers Week

3 days to go, here are Scott's recommendations for the Edinburgh Freshers Week

3 Picks for SBC Freshers

3 days to go, here is Scott's 3 recommendations for Freshers in Galashiels

2 Things we love about the Geordies drinks menu

2 days to go to Freshers, 2 of the best things about our drinks menu

4 best places to study on campus!

4 days to go, 4 best places to study!

5 Heriot- Watt Branded Essentials

5 days to go! 5 Heriot-Watt branded essentials!

Good luck in Exams

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!

University Staff Strike Action

All you need to know about the upcoming strike action.

Election Results


AGM Decision Update

It's time to provide you all with a little update regarding the decisions made at the AGM.

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The Student Union Oscars are back and better than ever!

Our First Ever Equality and Diversity Forum!

Join us for our Equality and Diversity Forum!

Join our INCREDIBLE team!

Join our INCREDIBLE team!

Disability Awareness
Disability awareness - here to empower YOU. Pictures a boy on wheelchair playing basketball

Get the support you need during your time at university.

VA's Nominations Now Open

Make someone’s day - Nominate them for the Volunteer Awards 2022!

Six Nations

Watch Live at Geordies



Getting Involved at SBC

Want to know more about Societies, Volunteering and Mates at Galashiels? Check out our article on what you can get up to!

Full Time Officers

We want to tell you about a graduate opportunity unlike any other...and you're already qualified.

Free Bus Travel (Under 22's)

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 you should bring to uni!

Here's what not to forget!

Getting Involved

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.

Getting Around Edinburgh
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Bus, tram, train, we've got it all!

Staying on Campus over Christmas

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!

Register your Interest!

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!

Shopping Over Christmas

Supermarkets and other shops may operate slightly different than usual over the festive period, so, here's all you need to know!

Travel over Christmas

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!

Mitigating Circumstances

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.

Here for U
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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!

The Shop: Christmas Opening Hours
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Christmas Opening Hours

Online Christmas Fair