Sports & Socs

Marrow Society: An Introduction

Emma Halahan finds out more about the latest society to get ratified, Marrow, linked to the bone marrow donation charity, Anthony Nolan. 1) Congrats on getting ratified! Tell us more about your society. RHUL Marrow forms part of a wider cross country student-led network that helps raise awareness of blood and bone disorders effectively saving […]

Acapalooza with Absolute Harmony: An A Cappella Festival!

Absolute Harmony will be kicking off Term 2 with Acapalooza: a festival celebrating all things A cappella! As Royal Holloway’s only A cappella choir, we believe in fun, un-auditioned music and variety. With that in mind Acapalooza will be a great event drawing on all of the best parts of musical enjoyment and performing. The […]

Veganuary with Vegetarian and Vegan Society

It’s already been a busy year for Royal Holloway’s Vegetarian and Vegan Society; a society comprised of vegetarians and vegans dedicated to creating a welcoming and accepting community focused on animal rights and environmental sustainability. The Vegetarian and Vegan Society have been working hard to educate students on the benefits of a cruelty free lifestyle […]

Feminism Society and the Festival of Choice celebrating International Safe Abortion Day

*Trigger Warning: Contains mentions of rape and abuse Across the globe it remains the case even in today’s progressive society that a woman’s access to legal and safe abortion is greatly restricted by government legislation. In places such as Chile and Nicaragua there is a complete and conclusive ban on the procedure. Even in Ireland, […]

Swimming Soc Conquers Kilimanjaro

This summer the Royal Holloway Swimming Club took to the sky, flying all the way out to Africa to take on the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. The dormant volcano in Tanzania reaches a staggering height of 5895m, as the highest mountain in Africa it has become a popular climb since it was first ascended […]

Bears Night: £2000 Raised for Sports and Societies

‘Bears Night’, a fundraising night ran by the SU, was back for the second year running this October, and this time it was bigger than ever before. With 1000 of you through the door on the night, meaning over 1000 bears t-shirts sold and worn, 2016 has started off promising for clubs and societies, where […]

Nick Perryman talks careers in the financial sector, uncertainty and a post-Brexit Britain

This week is Business and Finance week at Royal Holloway and on the 18th of October, Nick Perryman, Royal Holloway council member and managing director of wealth management at the global financial services firm UBS, came to talk to students regarding Brexit and careers in finance. Nick is soon to be vice chair of Royal […]

Riding: Club of the Year

What is your position within the club? I’m Captain, which means that my main focus is the competitive side of Riding. I look after our three competitive teams, organise competitions, and liaise with BUCS. How did it feel to win ‘Club of the Year’ at Colours Ball? It was absolutely thrilling. It had been on […]

‘I AM’ Invictus

Spearheaded by Prince Harry, The Invictus Games uses sport as a form of rehabilitation for Servicemen and Women who find the transition back to civilian life difficult. Following the first games held in London in 2014, the second instalment was hosted by the USA in Orlando, Florida from May 8th-12th 2016. Over these four days […]

Savoy Opera Society Celebrates 50 Years

It’s been an exciting year for the Savoy Opera Society who are celebrating their 50th birthday and have now taken on the title of the oldest society on campus. I sat down with members, Katie Dale and Will Davidson to find out just what it is about the society that has made it so popular […]

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