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New Science Building: Construction On Campus Begins
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New Science Building: Construction On Campus Begins

Construction work has begun on the new Science Building, with the building site set up and foundation work set to begin at the end of the month. The Science Building, which will occupy the area around the John Bowyer building and replace car park 5, is a move by the university to expand the space and infrastructure available to science students. It was green-lighted in the winter of 2014 through the approval of a sizeable £5 million grant, awarded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England. Construction company Osborne have been awarded the contract. Their CEO, Andy Steele: “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract. It is a prestigious and challenging project, and collaboration at all stages will be a key factor in successful delivery.” Detailing the benefits o...
Eyesore Building Developments Across Royal Holloway
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Eyesore Building Developments Across Royal Holloway

Eyesore Building developments outside the Windsor Building and the famous Founder's Building are fully underway and taking away some of the beauty of the RHUL campus. The project, which has an expected completion date of September 2017, began this summer and now term has commenced, and students have assembled back to Egham, the changes across campus are not unnoticeable. One first year student, living on the East side of Founder’s building, comments that the close proximity of the site to student accommodation means there is less need for an alarm for those 9am lectures, stating “although the building grind is not unbearable, it can certainly act as an alternative wake-up call in the morning”. When Bedford Library opened in 1994, Royal Holloway’s student population was considerabl...