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Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world. Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of our teachers and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally.

A pioneering spirit

The university was founded by two social reformers who pioneered the ideal of education and knowledge for all who could benefit. Their vision lives on today.  

As one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities we are home to some of the world’s foremost authorities in the sciences, arts, business, economics and law. We are strengthened by diversity, and welcome students and academics who travel from all over the world to study and work here, ensuring an international and multi-cultural perspective within a close knit and historic campus.

"As Principal of one of the UK’s leading universities I would like to welcome you to Royal Holloway, University of London." Find out more about Professor Paul Layzell.

We have 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.

Over 150 years of historic discoveries, notable alumni, and academic innovation.

Find out more about what the future holds for the College, and our strategic plan.

Royal Holloway's student and staff numbers, financial information, and more at a glance.

The university’s Art Collections contain world-class paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and watercolours.


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Royal Holloway is a unique venue for conferences, weddings, and other occasions.


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