Tag: royal holloway

MP George Galloway visits Royal Holloway


On the 10th of November the Windsor building was host for the night to the PIR Society discussion on the topic “Israel and Palestine: War or Genocide?” Speaking for the night was MP George Galloway from the Respect Party. George Galloway, an infamous figure in British Politics, notably stormed out of a discussion at Christ […]

In Your Socs – BioSoc welcomes Sassy Scientists


BioSoc have had a tremendous start, our Inaugurations being the most memorable! A great turnout and a great night! Sassy scientists working those white lab coats (although they weren’t so white after… Sorry!). Thank you to those who volunteered during our BioMentoring week, your guidance was appreciated. We welcomed a new partnership with TEACH FIRST […]

Watch out, you could be fined £60 for parking!


Since Sunday the 26th of October, changes have been made to the Royal Holloway parking policy which could get you fined up to £60. Regular parking patrols have now been reinstated to prevent illegal parking on campus. ‘Our parking patrols look out for cars that are parked illegally on campus, such as on double yellow […]

In Your Socs- Rocking the Games


The Lyell Geoscience Society hosted our first sports event of the year ‘The Rock Games’. The tournament featured games such as football, rounders, handball, touch rugby and tug-of-war, where post-grads and lecturers were up against under-grads. A total of 8 teams attended the event, which was held on Sunday 19th October on Founders Field. Throughout […]

UCU marking boycott hits Royal Holloway


The University and College Union has undertaken a boycott on the marking of formative work and setting of coursework in a bid to make the Government reassess changes to the pensions of University teaching staff. The strike began on the 6th of November in over 69 British institutions, including Royal Holloway, meaning hundreds of thousands […]

Meet the SU by-election Winners


Our News Editor caught up with some of the newly elected representatives to see what they have in store for the coming year: Amy Timmins – RAG Chair What is your main goal as RAG chair this year? Firstly I want to raise awareness of what RAG is, which if people reading this don’t know, is […]

In Your Socs – Say a Little Prayer for Gospel


Gospel Choir is a group of roughly forty people who all come together on Monday and Thursday evenings to sing popular, well-known songs with a gospel spin. The first two songs that we learnt this year were “Lean on Me” and “I Say A Little Prayer”. Rehearsals start with a number of warm-ups including breathing […]

#BearsDay- An update from Swimming


RHUL Swimming is a friendly club that welcomes all competitive and leisure swimmers. As a club we are constantly growing, having increased membership by 40% since last year. Our 1st competition this year happened 2 weeks ago at Surrey Sports Park against Surrey! This was our first intercollegiate competition ever, winning 4/15 races including some […]

#BearsDay- Triumph for Men’s Football VI: IMPERIAL 5’s 1-2 RHUL


The lads of Royal Holloway football club’s fourth team returned to campus with all three points, winning by two goals to one against Imperial fives. It was a game won thanks to organisation and communication across the pitch. The score line does not reflect the stream of chances that were carelessly squandered. Eventually on the […]

Clubs & Societies reminded to adhere to NUS Alcohol Awareness Policy


Royal Holloway’s recently revised Alcohol Awareness Policy has been causing controversy at the beginning of the new academic year amongst societies and clubs on campus. The Orbital has been informed that a certain society , not affliated with the Students’ Union, has been called in to speak to the College, to remind them that committees […]