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Why Royal Holloway?

Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world.Our students are some of the most satisfied with a National Student Survey score of 88 per cent, placing us top among the University of London institutions and the larger London-based universities.  

Outstanding campus with a brilliant location

Our campus is  one of the world’s most beautiful with everything you need right on your doorstep. Our teaching spaces, high-quality accommodation,  sports centrecafés and bars are all set in 135 acres of parkland and forest.

World-class facilities

Our range of facilities includes the spectacular Founder's Building, a modern lecture theatre complex called the Windsor Building, the Students' Union, academic spaces, halls of residence as well as all the amenities you expect from a top class university. We also have a new Library and Student Services Centre, which opened in September 2017. Hear what our students think of the Davison Builiding.

Active community

People from more than 130 countries live and study here, with over 100 student societies to take part in.

We're ranked 11th in the UK for 'international outlook' in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017/18. We recently shared a mini-documentary about one of our international students Kyoko Sogi in our RH and Me blog.

Research excellence underpins a personalised education

We have an international reputation for research. In the Research Excellence Framework, published on Thursday 18 December 2014, it was confirmed that we sit within the top 25 per cent of UK universities for research which is rated as ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’. Watch our Talking Teaching video to find out more.

High-quality accommodation

Choose from a wide variety of on-campus halls  accommodation, within a few minutes walk of all the teaching and social facilities, as well as an off-campus halls option only one mile away. Watch this video to hear students talk about their experiences living in our halls.

Career success

Our Careers Service offers job-seeking workshops, careers talks, job fairs and help with finding internships and part-time employment to help accelerate your career. Watch this video to find out more about our  Passport Award scheme, which records your extra-curricular activities to demonstrate to future employers the skills you've learnt outside your degree.

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