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Exclusive: The all-access guide to RHUL’s new library
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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 radius feel like a pilgrimage. It’s certainly not been a silent development. The Orbital magazine was lucky enough to be given an exclusive tour of the site in its early stages. At first I was reluctant, the building looked like a mismatch of cardboard and glass, not exactly the stuff that fuels Hogwarts-esque dreams. Stepping inside, however, I realised the full potential of the building. It towered in its skeletal form, lacking any protection from the weat...
New Information released about RHUL libraries: the future of Founder’s and Bedford is undecided
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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 opening of this fantastic addition to campus, we know how important the library in Founder’s is to the College community. We can assure current, past and future students and staff that, once the Emily Wilding Davison Building opens, the Founder’s West Reading Room will remain a Library Reading Room, with study spaces, connectivity and books on shelves and will continue to provide students with space to study and reflect in historic surroundings.” The Emily Wilding Davison buil...
SU in Campus Shop Takeover
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SU in Campus Shop Takeover

‘The Store on Campus’ will now be under-management of The Student’s Union, with the relaunch of the new shop having taken place on 16th of September. Changing the way the shop is managed will allow the Students’ Union to present a multitude of new benefits to students, while maintaining the same level of service that has always existed. CO-President of Education and Campaigns Nayab Cheema, recently said in her official statement to the students union website www.su.rhul.ac.uk, said: “We’re really excited by this new development and what it means for our members. “Our focus is on offering students great value while putting money back in their pockets. This means we’re getting rid of card charges and minimum spends so you’re free to pay for your shopping however you want. Additionall...
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Egham Station Vendor Forced Out of Business

After 18 years of business at the railway station, selling hot drinks, newspapers and snacks Monday to Saturday, Mohammad Asif Minhas, 60, was was ordered by South West Trains to "move from the premises of Egham Station" by Christmas Eve. Knowing full well that Mr Minhas usually closes for business on Christmas Eve and reopens after New Year, South West Trains forced the vendor to sign an agreement stating the company could evict him from the spot with six months notice: which they did. A spokesman for South West Trains clarified that “As part of plans to deliver major improvements for customers at Egham station, we are introducing a new 'Access for All' funded toilet facility and automatic entrance doors to the main entrance and platform side of the station building.' The current shop ...