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Police Investigating Sexual Assault outside Medicine


Reported in the early hours of the morning during fresher’s week, Surrey Police are investigating a case of sexual assault outside of the Royal Holloway venue Medicine. According to the Police, on the 26th of September, a woman in her 20s left the club and was reportedly approached by two men. The woman, who was […]

Royal Holloway places highly in World University Rankings


Royal Holloway has placed at 17th in the UK and now sits at 118th in the world according to the Times Higher Education World University rankings. The College once again had an impressive performance in the ‘international outlook’ category, ranking at number one in the UK, and sixth in the world. The College Principal, Paul […]

College Expansion Plans Deferred by Council


Royal Holloway’s plan to expand the university buildings by 2031, to cater for a forecasted increase in students, has been opposed by Runnymede Borough Council during a meeting with Councillors. The plans, which would see the University look to buy further property in Englefield Green to transform into new halls of residence, and to create […]

General Meeting 14/10/2014: ‘The Devil is in the Detail’


Excited chatter fills the SU Main Hall as students file in, more or less thrilled about being at the year’s first General Meeting (GM). As the clock strikes 18:08, we’re still waiting to begin. Purple dots the SU Main Hall as the Executive Committee 2014-15 file in and spread out across the hall. Tonight, the […]

Geology Rocks


The Lyell Geoscience Society works in conjunction with the Geology department and has a well-established tradition of organising events throughout the year, the most important of which is Lyell Day. This is an annual celebration of distinguished geologist, Charles Lyell, taking place in the spring. Lyell Day is marked by a series of lectures given […]

Advice for Freshers they won’t tell you in the Welcome Pack


Here you are. A bright-eyed young student, arriving for your first day of Freshers at Royal Holloway. When you get to your Halls, you’ll get given lots of information and bits of paper (which you’ll most probably lose – I did). One of these is the Welcome Pack. However, the university only tell you the things […]