News.

Your Financial Future

Thu 28 May 2020

By now, most students’ funds are depleting, so it’s a good time to start budgeting and planning ahead. Our Advisors have gathered some useful information to get you on your way.

 
"What Next?" Our Graduate Guide

Thu 28 May 2020

As the academic year is coming to an end, the question “what next?” sits a little more heavily on the shoulders of final year students. Our Advisors have put some ideas together to get you thinking about your next moves after graduating.

 
Safely Collecting Your Halls Belongings

Tue 26 May 2020

Last week, the government announced that students can return to university to collect their belongings, and the University have now published clear guidance on how you can do this. Find out how to book your slot and what you need to do to ensure you do so safely and effectively.

 
Academic Rep Impacts 2019/20

Fri 22 May 2020

VP Education Kate Roberts rounds up the achievements of the incredible students who volunteer as your academic reps, lobbying for change and working with departments to bring you a better educational experience through representing your academic interests at a department and school level.

 
End of Tenancy Cleaning Top Tips

Fri 22 May 2020

If you're moving out of private accommodation, it’s that time of year when our Advice Centre is usually advising you to start booking in professional cleaners for your end of tenancy clean. This year, they are telling you to start organising your own cleaning instead. Read why and check out our top tips for if you do use a cleaning service.

 
Student Voice Report: PGR Student Experience

Wed 20 May 2020

After a year in the making, we're delighted to bring you our first-ever piece of PGR-specific research and lobbying work – the PGR Student Voice Report! From your feedback, we've proposed recommendations for both the University and the Students’ Union that we hope will have significant and long-term positive impact on current and prospective postgraduate research students at Royal Holloway.

 
Looking after your Mental Health

Tue 19 May 2020

With alternative assessments in full swing, many of you may have plans for long hours of revisions or all-nighters to complete an important assignment, but please remember to look after your wellbeing too! To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we've put this article together to let you know that there is support out there for you during these difficult times.

 
College Committees: Representing You

Fri 15 May 2020

VP Education Kate Roberts gives you an insight into College committees and how we, as the Students' Union, ensure students' interests are at the heart of the decisions made by the University.

 
Know Your Rights on Moves and Viewings

Wed 13 May 2020

With the announcement that estate agents and landlords can resume house moves and viewings in England from today, our Advisors have put together some guidance to ensure you know where you stand.

 
Meet Your New Committee Members

Thu 07 May 2020

The wait is over and the Student Group Elections results are in - we can now reveal the leaders of your sports clubs, societies, and media outlets for the 2020/21 academic year.

 
Statement Regarding The Chief Executive Role

Thu 07 May 2020

Royal Holloway Students’ Union Chief Executive Dr. Tom Flynn will be leaving the organisation after five years in post to join Imperial College Union as their new Managing Director.

 
Digital Education Experience: Take the Survey!

Wed 06 May 2020

With the recent changes to how education is delivered, we're lobbying to ensure the best digital experience possible for all students at Royal Holloway. We can't do it without your support though so we're asking you to fill out our survey and let us know what you want and need! You could even win £100 for doing so!

 
Smoke & Mirrors: The HE 'Support' Package

Wed 06 May 2020

Earlier this week, the government responded to Universities UK’s proposal for investment into the sector. This proposal attempted to put forward the key challenges facing Higher Education institutions and recommended mitigating actions. So what is happening now, and what does this mean for you? SU President Jack O'Neill tells you more.

 
Steer Clear of Academic Misconduct

Wed 06 May 2020

Our Advisors have put together some guidance on how to ensure you don't fall foul of any academic misconduct offences when completing your alternative assessments.

 
Working Well Remotely

Tue 05 May 2020

With alternative assessments now underway, VP Education Kate Roberts has put together a list of top tips for creating a good home working environment. There is also signposting to the support and services available to ensure that all students from all backgrounds have an equal opportunity to succeed.

 
Avoiding Unfair Deposit Deductions

Tue 05 May 2020

Moving out of private accommodation soon? Our Advisors are on hand to give you all the guidance you need to ensure you're not unfairly charged when it comes to getting your deposit back.

 
Furlough: Being Sensible Now To Help In The Future

Fri 01 May 2020

SU President Jack O'Neill has today announced that a number of the Officer team are to be placed on furlough. Read his blog to find out more about why the team have made this decision.

 
Become a Student Trustee

Fri 01 May 2020

One of the things that we pride ourselves on at the Students’ Union is getting you involved in as many experiences as possible – and this includes all levels of the organisation. One of the ways you can get involved is by becoming a Student Trustee and applications are now open!

 
Staying Productive During Lockdown

Fri 24 Apr 2020

Lately, it's hard to go online without being invaded by tons of articles or vlogs telling us how to stay really productive during the pandemic and use this time wisely. But just remember, one person’s ‘productive’ is another person’s 'impossible'.

 
RHSU Ranked 7th in Best Charities To Work For 2020

Tue 21 Apr 2020

We are delighted to announce that we have placed 7th in the inaugural Best Charities To Work For rankings, which identifies and recognises employers in the sector that have created outstanding workplaces.

 
 
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