Sign Here


Shannon Gray and Michele Theil discuss a student-led change.org petition for Holloway’s new library.

Referendum on NSS Boycott Announced


Michele Theil reports on the SU’s announcement of a referendum regarding the NSS.

Big Giving for RHUL’s Future Students


Royal Holloway has launched the Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise funds for scholarships and work placements for deserving students.

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.

What happens after you attempt suicide?


Shannon Gray draws on personal experience to explain what services are available for those who have attempted to take their own lives.

Free speech for all?


Rachel Hains explores the recently announced changes to government policies regarding free speech at universities, and the impact it may have on Royal Holloway.

On Student Counselling


Daniela Georgieva and Oli Rushby explain the process and the benefits of student counselling, and how it helped them.

You Are Not Alone


Carly Newman explains why current media coverage and public perception of mental health difficulties is perpetuating stigma and misunderstanding.

The Value of Internships


Are unpaid internships worth the money?

High Functioning


Michele Theil discusses the term ‘high-functioning’ in relation to mental illness, and what it means for those suffering.

Hashtag Solidarity


Beth Gooding considers social media’s reaction to the recent sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

Reduced-Anxiety Events: Neglected, but Necessary


Natasha Phillips comments on why mental illness does not receive the same consideration as physical illness in most venues.

Scouting: Co- leader of life


Antonia Kattou discusses the scouting movement

Winter Fashion Trends


Kirstin Seitz outlines some of the latest fashion trends for this winter, some which are suitable for everyday and some which are not.

The Art of Doing Nothing


Michele Theil talks about ‘doing nothing’ and why it is essential and beneficial to sit back and relax sometimes. 

How can we remember the horrors of WW1? – A generation who weren’t there.


In the wake of Remembrance Day, how can we truly remember those who fought in the war?

The Nobel Writer


Helena Keeble describes hearing the 2017 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Kazuo Ishiguro, at UEA.

To Kill a Mockingbird: Necessary Discomfort


Beth Gooding discusses the recent banning of To Kill a Mockingbird in from the curriculum of an American school

Les Miserables…Today!


Timeless and loveable, Kyriakos Kosta discusses Les Miserables and its impact on today’s society.

How can we remember the horrors of WW1? – A generation who weren’t there.


In the wake of Remembrance Day, how can we truly remember those who fought in the war?

The Twelve Days of Dancemas


Louisa Wicks heads down to the Student Union for RHUL Dance Society’s Christmas Showcase.

Celebrating The Comedy Society


Michele Theil attends and reviews Comedy Society’s latest show: ‘Celebrating the Birth of Christ’.

Mental Health and Sport


Louisa Wicks looks at how being part of a sports club or society can have a positive impact on your mental health.

Delving into Diwali


Diwali was celebrated in style on campus this year with the Hindu society showing us that they know how to have a good time!

International Dark Matter Day


Jessica Copeland describes International Dark Matter Day 2017, celebrated by Royal Holloway’s Physics Department, and the theories behind Dark Matter.

There’s something wrong with the Sun!


It turns out we don’t know our Sun quite as well as we thought we did. Simon Williams explains the latest developments in solar exploration.

Einstein’s Idea


Simon Williams explains why the detection of Gravitational Waves is so important.

Flat Earthers: Who are they and why do they exist?


For over 2,000 years, we have known that the Earth is not the two-dimensional disc the ancients believe it to be, so why are there still people who fight against this idea, and do they have any basis in fact?