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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 […]

Gender Neutral Toilets to be Trialled on Campus


Following their hugely successful LGBT+ history month in February, Royal Holloway’s LGBT+ Society have achieved another impressive goal in securing a pilot with the College which will see the creation of gender neutral toilets on campus. The College agreed last week to trial two sets of single stall toilets on campus to gender neutral toilets, […]

Bookies Raided in Englefield Green


Police are appealing for witnesses after it has emerged that the Bedfred bookmakers in Englefield Green was raided by ‘hammer wielding robbers’. It is reported that on Tuesday 4th March at around 7.45pm, two men entered the shop on St Jude’s Road, and threatened the Betfred employee with hammers, demanding cash from the till. The […]

New Drugs Testing Kit Results in Egham Arrest


Surrey Police have reportedly arrested a 21-year-old in Egham for driving whilst under the influence of drugs, using new roadside drug testing kit introduced this month. The arrest was made on Monday of last week at around 11pm. The driver was pulled over on Priest Hill and found to be in possession of a class […]