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Heriot-Watt was established as the School of Arts of Edinburgh by Scottish businessman [[Leonard Horner]] on 16 October 1821, as the world's first mechanics' institute and subsequently was granted university status by royal charter granted in 1966. It is the eighth oldest higher education institute in UK. The name Heriot-Watt was taken from Scottish inventor [[James Watt]] and Scottish philanthropist and goldsmith [[George Heriot]].
 
Heriot-Watt was established as the School of Arts of Edinburgh by Scottish businessman [[Leonard Horner]] on 16 October 1821, as the world's first mechanics' institute and subsequently was granted university status by royal charter granted in 1966. It is the eighth oldest higher education institute in UK. The name Heriot-Watt was taken from Scottish inventor [[James Watt]] and Scottish philanthropist and goldsmith [[George Heriot]].
  
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Heriot-Watt was established as the School of Arts of Edinburgh by Scottish businessman Leonard Horner on 16 October 1821, as the world's first mechanics' institute and subsequently was granted university status by royal charter granted in 1966. It is the eighth oldest higher education institute in UK. The name Heriot-Watt was taken from Scottish inventor James Watt and Scottish philanthropist and goldsmith George Heriot.

See Heriot-Watt University

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