16 dating resolutions for 2016

16 dating resolutions for 2016 1. Put yourself out there more – don’t be afraid to make the first move! What if someone else gets there before you? 2. Don’t underestimate the importance of social networking – and I don’t mean Tinder; how do you expect to find your perfect partner if you’re constantly hiding […]

Damn those VKs: handling a hangover

Hungover? Head banging? Feel sick? I have the cures! The majority of us have been hungover at some point since being at university and I bet I’m not the only one to still attempt to make a 9am lecture feeling like I’ve been hit by the alcohol train as I drank too much the night […]

Love is in the air…

Considering the fact that Valentines is fast approaching, the Lifestyle team is focusing on dating and love; as we know how hard it can be to find someone when you’re swamped with work. Therefore for this issue’s photoshoot we decided to recreate famous iconic images of love with real couples, just to prove it is […]


Aries 21st March – 19th April Love: If a relationship or prospective partner inspires you to feel adventurous and free, time to move full steam ahead! You want the romance to be varied, think of ways to mix it up this month. Travel: This is a great time to network and you may meet some […]

Living with a chronic illness at university

I used to see illness as a handy way of getting out of going to school, and would often envy those with terrible immune systems who were constantly off sick with a common cold. I never caught a cold! Damn my brilliant immune system! How ironic that at the age of 17, right after I […]

A Cross-Cultural Christmas Build Up

Ah Christmas. It seems that the beloved festivity comes around quicker and quicker with each passing year. A sentiment that is, perhaps, egged on slightly by that fact that once ‘Back to School’ hype has blown over, the magic C word always seems to somehow worm its way back into our lives. By the time […]

Hottest Hair Trends This Winter 2015

With a new season brings new fashion trends, and this month it’s time to start thinking about switching up your hairstyle in order to be ‘Topknot’!

The Hollowegian and The City: Christmas Culture Guide

We are now approaching the end of term and for many of you Christmas cannot come fast enough. You are close to completing your first term at Royal Holloway, or perhaps your last ever, autumn term. This is also the longest term of the year and in the midst of it you have been sucked […]

Mademoiselle Privé

“You don’t need to be No. 1 when you wear Chanel No.5” For those interested in Arts, Fashion or for those who simply enjoy a relaxing afternoon in a peaceful gallery, the Saatchi Gallery is the perfect place and just a train ride away. Opened in 1985 by Charles Saatchi to house and exhibit, to […]


Aries 21st March – 19th April Love: This is the time to let your hair down – with the holidays fast approaching don’t be afraid to take some risks. If it all goes to pot, you’ll have a month off to hide and recover anyway Travel: A trip to somewhere new will leave you thoroughly […]