Universities are an opportunity to enrich other non-academic aspects of your life by participating in sports, societies, volunteering & social events. Mature students often have other commitments in their life that need to be balanced with academic work and finding time for social activities can be difficult. We strongly encourage all students to get involved with events and groups on campus.
“Get involved- There is something for everyone at Royal Holloway. The SU is representative of the entire spectrum of the student body. Join a sports club or society, it immerses you well into campus life and you can really help the committees, or even become a committee member. Be open to new things, and embrace the “Uni experience”, you may have got here a little later in life, but that shouldn't stop you enjoying it completely.”
- Clive Hill, Mature Student