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Heriot-Watt University-School of Textiles and Design
http://www.tex.hw.ac.uk/

University Profile

The Heriot Watt University campus is set in 380 acres of plush green campus in Edinburgh. It also has state-of-the-art campuses in Scottish Borders and Dubai. The university is known for high-quality learning and a friendly environment.

In the year 1883, the Scottish College of Textiles (now the School of Textiles and Design) was established. The institute is one of the leading textile campuses in the international arena with its alumni spread around the world. The undergraduate and post-graduate courses such as BSc/Ba/MSc/MA and Diploma in design courses offered at the institute are increasingly being sought after in the rapidly modernizing garment and fashion industry.

Graduates of the school have an excellent employment history. The courses fulfill all the professional and vocational requirements. Recent figures indicate that about 83% got employment within 6 months out of graduation from the institute and 6% of them went for the higher studies all over the United Kingdom. Established alumni all over the world help the students in different ways, such as with sponsorships, placements, competitions, and projects.

The institute offers a varied range of facilities, such as well-equipped workshops for apparel, weaving, print and knitting, and design. The institute also has CAD/CAM studios. The school has been involved in research projects that have been recognized all over the world. The institute is also offering scholarships in limited numbers.

Thus the Heriot-Watt University - School of Textiles & Design - Scottish Borders Campus has established its name in the international arena as one of the leading institutes in the field of textiles and design. It is also recognized by companies in the form of various awards for students, such as the Drapers Company,Worship Company of Dyers, and Woolmark Company, to name a few among its list of patrons.


Campus Address(es)

Heriot-Watt University-School of Textiles and Design
Scottish Borders Campus, TD1 3HF, Galashiels
Scottish Borders
Tel: 01896 892133,

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