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Offenders Sentenced in Sexual Exploitation Ring


Michele Theil writes about the conviction of two Surrey people for perpetrating a sexual exploition ring involving teenage girls in nearby areas such as Staines, Twickenham, Tolworth and Heathrow.

Model Defers Royal Holloway Due to Debilitating Illness


Model Destiny Sedlacek has had to defer her plans to come to RHUL to study Law due to a rare genetic disorder, Michele Theil writes.

BREAKING: The Packhorse gets 2/5 in government Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.


BREAKING NEWS: The latest catering venture of Royal Holloway Students’ Union, The Packhorse, has scored a 2 out of 5 in government Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

RHUL Staff Member Threatened in Egham


Sub-Editor Michele Theil reports on a recent incident that occurred in Egham. On July 11, a Royal Holloway staff member was threatened on his way to Egham railway station as he was walking from the university through Spring Rise estate between 4:00 and 4:30pm . The police were told that the offenders were two young […]

10% gender pay gap: stop victim-blaming, start bias proofing says UCU RHUL committee


UCU RHUL committee response to Abbie Cheeseman’s article A Feminist Institution with a 10% Gender Pay Gap? The UCU Royal Holloway local branch committee welcomes Abbie Cheeseman’s article entitled A Feminist Institution with a 10% Gender Pay Gap?   She highlights the greater-than 10% gender gap in professorial pay at RHUL which the Times Higher Education […]

Is it all ‘Fun with Flags’ for Royal Holloway’s Silver TEF Award?


Editor, Abbie Cheeseman, discusses what Royal Holloway’s Silver TEF Award really means. The results of the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework were released today and Royal Holloway achieved a silver award. What is the Teaching Excellence Framework? The framework, which is overseen by the Department for Education, was introduced last year to recognise and reward excellent […]

Fire in Egham High Street


Six fire crews are currently on Egham High Street and are tackling a fire on Egham High Street. Smoke was spotted over the High Street at 12pm today (Wednesday 24th August) and six pumps are attending a roof fire. According to a spokesman for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, the fire was in the roof […]

Man arrested after attempted sexual assaults in Englefield Green and Egham


A man has been arrested following reports of attempted sexual assault on two women in separate incidents in the early hours of the morning of 15th January.

Holloway to drop University of London name


Royal Holloway is looking to shorten its name by dropping the University of London from its branding. 

Family of Missing Royal Holloway Student Fear Escape to Syria


The family of a missing Royal Holloway student Zubair Nur, have alerted Scotland Yard, fearing he may be en route to Syria, after the College contacted them to report he had not attended lectures since January of this year. Nur, who started at Royal Holloway in September studying Petroleum Geology, is suspected to have flown […]