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BREAKING: The Packhorse gets 2/5 in government Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.


BREAKING NEWS: The latest catering venture of Royal Holloway Students’ Union, The Packhorse, has scored a 2 out of 5 in government Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

Final year facts on council tax


  Beth Carr explores the practicalities for those who have to pay council tax and what the SU are doing about it. Term is drawing to a close and amongst the pizza menus and estate agent brochures, final year students are receiving another form of unwanted mail: council tax bills. However, unlike your usual junk […]

Coffee House Sessions brings free live music to Tommy’s Kitchen


A revived, rebranded SU seems like the perfect place to kick off the brand new season of Coffee House Sessions, and, ignoring the lack of coffee house status, Tommy’s Kitchen provided a near perfect setting for the first of these. Sharing a name with our founder (and therefore the venue), Tom Walker stepped naturally into […]

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 […]

Over 300 students queue for half price Summer Ball tickets


Beth Carr reports on the Summer Ball launch. 6am on campus is often a quiet place with few people, if any, having the unfortunate opportunity to experience the sunrise. However the morning of 24th March saw a very different story, with hundreds of students seeing in the day outside the Students’ Union in the hope […]

Penrose residents compensated


Residents of Royal Holloway’s Penrose halls of residents are to be compensated following a series on ongoing problems in the accomodate block this academic year. The Students’ Union announced in February that alongside the College, they had collaboratively secured compensation for students who had experience continual problems with heating and water pressure in Penrose. It has been […]

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 […]