Royal Holloway University of London

Royal Holloway University of London

United Kingdom
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About the University

Royal Holloway, University of London, is a research university located in the capital city of the UK, London.

It has six schools, 21 academic departments and over 10,000 students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students are from over 100 countries internationally.

The university is in the top 25% in the UK for overall student satisfaction according to the National Student Survey (2014). In 2020, it was ranked 20th in

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Campus Life

The majority of halls of residence are part of the main campus. Students have the option of self-catered or catered halls of residence. Halls vary between historical buildings that have been renovated and modern en-suite rooms. Recent developments have been designed to be environmentally friendly. 

The university has recently undergone a £100 million redevelopment programme. The library holds over half a million books and has a range of study spaces. The university also has specialist laboratories, a Student Services Centre, an International Building as well as state-of-the-art sports facilities. 


Student life

The Royal Holloway Students' Union represents students at the university and provides on-campus entertainment. It also organises societies, sports clubs, runs a Student Advice Centre and volunteering programmes. 

There is also a large student media presence, including a magazine, TV station and radio station. There is also an independent newspaper, The Founder

London city centre is a short commute from campus and

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