News.

Get Involved in Your SU

Mon 20 Sep 2021

Over the next three weeks, the student body will be filling over 400 representative positions from across the University as academic reps, Collective convenors, and Student Executive members, as well as committee positions in our lovely student sports clubs and societies.

 
Gender Pay Gap Report 2020

Sun 19 Sep 2021

A photograph of staff members chatting.

We're pleased to announce that our median and mean gender pay gap has reduced vs last year's report and is still well below the national average.

 
Freshers’ Festival Dos and Don’ts

Fri 17 Sep 2021

After a turbulent year and a half, we know you must be super excited to join us here for a massive welcome to Royal Holloway. But before the chaos begins, it’s important that you’re aware of some Freshers’ Festival dos and don’ts for your first few weeks here.

 
Your VP Societies & Sport Summer Update

Fri 17 Sep 2021

Image of VP Societies & Sport Alex Parry by the Emily Wilding Davison Building with Founder's Bu

We caught up with VP Societies & Sport Alex Parry to find out what he's been up to over the summer months, what he's looking forward to this academic year, and how you can get involved with our amazing student groups!

 
An Update from Your VP Wellbeing & Diversity

Fri 17 Sep 2021

Your VP Wellbeing & Diversity, Alice Goode, shares a blog about what she's been working on over the summer months to ensure the student experience at Royal Holloway is as accessible as possible.

 
Maia's Manifesto

Fri 17 Sep 2021

Your VP Education, Maia Jarvis, gives us the run-down on her manifesto aims and what she's hoping to achieve for students this year, including improving your academic experience and making sure your thoughts are heard.

 
How To Be A Good Neighbour

Thu 16 Sep 2021

The Advice Centre, unfortunately, often sees instances of students getting into avoidable disputes with their neighbours. It’s now more important than ever to be mindful of those living around us, so they’ve put together some key information and tips which will help you build and maintain good relationships with the local community.

 
Venues Entry Requirements Update

Mon 13 Sep 2021

Image with 'Important Update' message alongside Freshers' Festival 2021 logo

Following the government's U-turn on the vaccine passports scheme, we've updated our entry requirements for events at the Union Venue and Founder's South Quad.

 
Housemates/Rooms Wanted

Fri 10 Sep 2021

Looking for a place to live in Egham? Still not found a group you’re happy to live with? Do you want to see where everyone is advertising their spare rooms? Or maybe you need someone to take over your contract? Our Advice Centre have put together some guidance to help you out.

 
Extenuating Circumstances During Summer Assessments

Thu 09 Sep 2021

We know that this academic year has been a rollercoaster ride so if you do experience Extenuating Circumstances, you are still able to apply for them!

 
Freshers’ Festival 2021 Programme

Fri 27 Aug 2021

It's been a crazy summer of planning and we can't believe we're saying this but, your Freshers' Festival 2021 programme is finally here!

 
Meet Your Freshers' Festival Headliners

Fri 27 Aug 2021

We've all been waiting for it, and now it's finally here. We present to you, the line-up for this year's Freshers' Festival.

 
NUS Lead and Change

Thu 12 Aug 2021

Last week, your new Officer team attended the National Union of Students (NUS) Lead and Change Conference. Hear all about their experiences and how they're looking to put what they've learned into action to make positive changes for students this year!

 
Our Venues and Coronavirus

Tue 10 Aug 2021

Since the lifting of lockdown restrictions in July, the Students’ Union has been monitoring the guidance and industry best practice around managing the risk of COVID-19 within venues and can today announce our current plans for re-opening in September.

 
Looking After Yourself and Others

Fri 16 Jul 2021

Wherever you’re spending your summer, our Advice Centre has put together some tips to help you look after yourself and make the most of the break.

 
Council Tax: Know Your Rights & Responsibilities

Thu 04 Jun 2020

If you've just received a council tax bill from Runnymede Borough Council, make sure you read this article from our Advice Centre. They've also put together FAQs to guide you through everything you need to know.

 
Goodbye from Kate, Alissa and Lucy

Fri 09 Jul 2021

After a challenging, exciting and very unusual year, your President, Vice President Education, and Vice President Societies and Sport reflect on the year they have had as they prepare to say goodbye to the Students’ Union.

 
Student Group Training Round-Up

Thu 01 Jul 2021

VP Societies and Sport Lucy Brown smiling at the camera in front of a neon lighting bolt.

Over the past couple of weeks, new student group committees have begun their journey of taking on the responsibility for running their individual societies and sports clubs so they're ready to hit the group running in September.

 
Student Voice Report: Student Housing

Wed 16 Jun 2021

Following a year of extensive research and engagement with students, we’re delighted to bring you our report on housing at Royal Holloway, featuring a list of recommendations to be implemented.

 
Joint Honours Student Experience: Student Insight Report

Fri 11 Jun 2021

VP Education Alissa Chohan introduces the findings and recommendations from our research into the experience of Joint Honours students, as we seek to improve their academic experience at Royal Holloway.

 
 
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