Royal Holloway has a unique best-of-both-worlds location; a safe, leafy campus in Egham, Surrey – less than 40 minutes by train from central London and just seven miles from Heathrow airport. Students quickly feel at home here. ‘Home’ for our undergraduates is the most exciting, stretching, lively, eye-opening and dynamic place you could wish it to be.
We’re rated 17th in the UK and 47th in Europe by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2014 and 1st in the UK for international outlook. As per the National Student Survey 2014, our satisfaction rate is 89% - joint 1st in London and above the national average.
What do students think?
Rachael Callicott Msc Quarternary Science “My course offers hands-on experience through laboratory work. It allows me to fully practice what I’m being taught … that I enjoy.”
BA Classics “My placement at Disney World was a fantastic opportunity which has helped me to grow as a person. It’s given me a once in a lifetime opportunity and invaluable life skills.”
BA Comparative Literature and Culture & French “My Personal Advisor has been absolutely amazing, especially when I first started university and was struggling to adapt to its new environment…”
An active social life is an important part of the university experience and Royal Holloway students can enjoy a rich and diverse range of opportunities on their doorstep.
Our Students’ Union
Royal Holloway has one of the most innovative and active Students’ Unions in the country. It is the beating heart of the campus, dedicated to making your time at university as enjoyable as possible. Our Students’ Union (SU) is widely acknowledged as one of the most active in the country. They provide entertainment, campaigning, media opportunities and a huge range of clubs and societies, giving you the chance to pursue your passions. Read More …
The best way to get a feel for life at Royal Holloway is to come along to one of our Open Days. It’s a chance to look around the campus, meet our students and teaching staff and find out more about studying and living here.
A number of departments run placement schemes that are integrated into their degree programmes, from two week micro-placements to a full year in industry.
Our students have access to the largest careers service in Europe, The Careers Group, University of London. They are on hand in the heart of campus, offering tailored support to help you boost your employability and prepare for the choices ahead.
Our Careers Service offers life-long support to you from the day you arrive through to graduation and beyond. They are very proactive in promoting our graduates to employers. Over 100 employers visit our campus annually.
Where will you live?
Royal Holloway offers you a wide variety of accommodation, most of it right on campus. We have 2,953 spaces available in 12 halls.
Halls vary greatly in size, appearance, age and atmosphere, from the unique character of our Victorian Founder’s Building (recently refurbished), to our most modern halls, Williamson, Tuke & Butler. They all provide comfortable accommodation, good value for money and a friendly community. We guarantee a place in a hall for all new undergraduate students who firmly accept an offer and apply for student accommodation by the UCAS and student accommodation deadline.
The School of Management attracts intelligent and self-motivated students, who contribute to and benefit from a lively and stimulating academic environment.
The structure of all our degree programmes has the advantage of providing...