Tag: SU

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 […]

Exclusive: The all-access guide to RHUL’s new library


The Orbital’s Joanne Archer gives you the low down on the new Library and Student Services Centre. We promise you it’s cooler than it sounds. The latest addition to campus, the Emily Wilding Davison Building, has certainly caused quite the storm. The chaos of an ever-expanding building site has made walking anywhere in a 2-minute […]

New Information released about RHUL libraries: the future of Founder’s and Bedford is undecided


Joanne Archer reports on the latest rumours surrounding Founder’s and Bedford. “Use of the East Reading Room hasn’t been decided yet so we wouldn’t be able to say whether it will be study space or not at this time,” says Amy Sutton, Head of PR. Amy Sutton states that “While the community is excited about […]

The Carnabys


Ruby Rogers chatted to indie rock band The Carnabys after their gig at the Students’ Union. “Do we think that Jack could fit into your skinny tights?” asks Ben Gittins, guitar player of up and coming indie rock band The Carnabys. We never did find out the answer (maybe next time?) but I quickly realised […]

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 […]

Man Restrained by Police outside SU


A man has allegedly been restrained by police and forced into a van after becoming aggressive towards SU staff at Tommy’s. The incident occurred at the burger bar at lunchtime. Details are unclear at the moment, but eyewitnesses suggest he was drunk and may have acted inappropriately towards female students and staff; prompting a complaint […]

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 […]

“Grab a coat”… you’re hitting the SU!


So will you be at the SU on Wednesday night? After all, where else will you find sticky floors and artificially blue VK’s? It is likely our Thursday lectures would thank us for a night in, yet for a single guy what better opportunity is it to flex the muscle memory of high school flirting […]

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 […]

So you don’t like the gym?


Is getting in more exercise one of your resolutions for this year? Iren talks us through alternative ways to stay fit if you’re not a fan of the gym.