Tag: royal holloway

Over 400 Alumni Sign Open Letter to Paul Layzell

Michele Theil reports on the open letter signed by over 400 alumni that address Principal Layzell, his comments surrounding the gender pay gap and the college’s response to UCU strikes.

College Accused of Planting Questions for Principal’s Staff Open Meeting to “Drown Out Questions From UCU Members”

The College Communications team at Royal Holloway have been accused by Royal Holloway UCU of attempting to place questions at the Principal’s next staff open meeting in order to drown out questions from UCU members, Abbie Cheeseman reports.

Royal Holloway Slammed as “Most Hardline University Employer in UK” Over Strikes

Royal Holloway UCU are calling for members to disregard intimidatory College HR advice in advance of UCU pension strikes.

Students Boycott Principal’s Drinks Over “Sexist” Comments

Student Society Presidents’ are calling for fellow students to boycott the Principal’s Student Reception over the comments that Principal Layzell made about the 10.01% gender pay gap, which have been deemed an example of “everyday sexism”.

UCU Strike Action at Royal Holloway

Royal Holloway is one of 61 universities protesting against proposed changes to the USS pensions scheme.

Social Psychology in The News

One of the latest groups on campus, SPIN get together once a month to debate everything to do with Social Psychology and its association with the latest news. Alice Hitchcock has everything you need to know.

How important is it to be titled the ‘Most Beautiful Campus in the UK’?

Beth Gooding discusses Royal Holloway’s title as the ‘Most Beautiful Campus in the UK’ and how important this really is.

Sexism Storm Surrounds Royal Holloway Principal

Exclusive: Abbie Cheeseman reports on comments Professor Layzell made when discussing Royal Holloway’s gender pay gap, which is the seventh worst in the country. Additional reporting by Emma Halahan and Michele Theil.

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.