Sports & Socs

5 Reasons to Become a Bear


As a fresher, the transition from further to higher education is undoubtedly one of the biggest changes you will undertake. Welcome week will be filled with new faces, freshers and tonnes of freebies, but if there’s one thing I urge you to do, whether you’re sporty or not, it’s to join a club. To many […]

A society for all film fans


Whether you like making films, watching films, or just want to try out a new hobby and make friends, the Royal Holloway Film Festival society is for you. Despite only having existed for two years, we have already won Best New Society in our first year, runners-up and then winners in the Skills and Employability, […]

Fierceness, Deep Heat and Glitter


2014’s Club of the year, the RH Tom Cats are a highly successful sports team on and off campus. We compete across the country throughout the year in Cheerleading, Stunt, Jazz and Hip-Hop. If you’re not competitive then our lively Sideline team could be for you. Our Sideline team is the face of Tom Cats […]

Great year for fledgling Table Tennis Club!


RHUL Table Tennis has a lot to celebrate on its first birthday! This past twelve months have been nothing short of amazing for the table tennis club! Awards, league wins, cup medals, charity events – you name it, we’ve done it! After a very positive first Fresher’s Fayre in September, the club has come on […]

Four to Celebrate!


Riding: What a fantastic year it’s been, with both the A and B team enjoying great success this season. Both teams won their home competitions with the A-Team collecting one red team rosette, two yellow team rosettes and numerous individual rosettes from their away competitions. The B-Team also had great success away bringing home team […]

An Interview with… MTS & Women’s Rugby!


I’m sat in Founders south quad on a gorgeous summer day. Across from me are Lewis Mullins, Pippa Gentry and Matt Abrams from the Musical Theatre Society. Lewis is the President, Pippa, President-Elect, and Matt has been Musical Director of various productions including Little Shop of Horrors and Summer Cabaret last year. I feel awkward […]

Frisbee: The Ultimate sport


Is Frisbee a sport? Now the answer to this question is: YES! We are Royal Holloway’s Ultimate Frisbee team and we want to tell you why Ultimate Frisbee is an exciting team sport incorporating skill, agility and cardio. What you may not realise is the growing popularity of this sport across the country with many […]

Fresher’s football future at Royal Holloway


Are you looking to meet new friends and have a great social life at university as well as playing competitive sport week in week out? Whether you are a Fresher or a returner, RHUL Men’s Football is the place for you. As the biggest sports club on campus, featuring six teams and over 100 members, […]

A Review of the Wimbledon Championships 2014


While Pimms was downed and the strawberries and cream consumed, two past champions were crowned in the Gentlemen’s and Ladies Singles. Exciting youngsters threatened to disrupt the Old Guard and their reputation. We witnessed long matches, copious tie breaks, screams of joy and anger and injuries that have exacerbated the bodies of these tennis mortals. […]

Women’s Football Nominate You!


I nominate anyone that dresses up in a ridiculous costume every Wednesday night. I nominate anyone that has ever scored a goal in a cup final against UCL.  I nominate anyone that took part in a 5-a-side tournament on the beach in Greece this summer. I nominate anyone that has ever skydived and raised over […]