We have some fantastic events coming up for the end of the year. Find out more about what’s happening at Oriam and how to get involved!


The festive season is just around the corner and this year we will be adjusting our opening hours from 23rd December – 3rd January to allow our staff some well earned rest and time with family.

We will also be closing early at 7pm on 10th December.

3rd – 10th December

Find our Group Exercise Timetable for Graduation Week below. 

Graduations Week - Temporary Class Timetable

After two years of virtual graduations we are excited to host the Heriot-Watt Winter Graduations at Oriam this December. Our students have adapted and persevered through lockdowns, virtual lectures and online exams to reach this point and we look forward to celebrating with them. 
Graduations will be held at Oriam from the 3rd – 10th December in Sports Hall One. Access to the fitness studios and court sports such as badminton & basketball will be limited for that week. 

|New Sports & Exercise Degree – Launch Event
15th December
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Heriot-Watt University are thrilled to launch our new BSc Sport and Exercise Science Degree. To mark this occasion, we would like to invite you to our exclusive showcase event on 15th December 2021 taking place at Oriam – Scotland’s Sport Performance Centre.

Our showcase will provide you with first-hand access to Oriam, its world class facilities as well as the chance to meet our sport scientists and students at the university. The event itself will consist of a behind the scenes tour of the elite training grounds home to Heart of Midlothian FC, the Scottish Rugby Union, Scottish Football Association and Scottish Squash.  

We’ll have academics and sport representatives on hand at our stands providing you with the latest updates to the course content and partnerships with the university. You’ll have the opportunity to speak to our Sport Union representatives and get a feel of what it means to play sport at Heriot-Watt.

Come and find out more about our new degree at 4.30-6.30pm on Wednesday 15th of December. Drinks and canapes will be provided, and you may even get the chance to meet the Watt Wolf himself.  

Spaces are limited and on a first come first served basis, so we recommend securing your ticket to avoid disappointment. Reserve your space here: https://bit.ly/SportsDegreeShowcase

|Family Fun Day
30th December

Thinking of things to do with the family on those odd days between Christmas & New Year? We are running a Family fun day on the 30th November and 2-4pm with inflatables, racket sports and circuits classes. Bookings will be required, more details coming soon!