Digital Education Survey: Student Insight Report

Fri 24 Jul 2020

You may remember that back in May we reached out to you to complete our Digital Education Experience survey. We are now pleased to share with you the results of this survey in the form of a detailed Student Insight Report.

Universal Credit: All You Need to Know

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Universal Credit is a payment available to most Home/EU residents who are unemployed or working part-time, aiming to help with living costs. Find out if you're eligible and how you can apply.

Can I Appeal My Results?

Wed 15 Jul 2020

We know that you might sometimes have a grade or an outcome that you aren't happy with. So the Advice Centre tells you all about what decisions of your academic outcomes are open to appeal.

Empty Student Homes

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Left your student home empty? Find out your legal obligations and where you can go for support if you're struggling to pay your bills, can't collect your belongings, or need to find someone to take over your tenancy.

A Year As President

Fri 10 Jul 2020

"As much as my receding hairline illustrates the stresses of the past two years, they have been absolutely wonderful and lobbying hard to help improve your university experience has been the perfect way to end my Royal Holloway journey." Over and out from SU President Jack O'Neill.

A Year As VP Education

Thu 09 Jul 2020

"Overall, it’s been exciting, dramatic, unexpected and absolutely bloody fantastic!" Kate Roberts sums up her turbulent year as VP Education, before she steps up into the President role for the 2020/21 academic year.

A Year As VP Societies and Media

Wed 08 Jul 2020

It's been a rollercoaster year for VP Societies & Media Sophia Bolton. She reflects on her time as a sabbatical officer working with so many amazing student groups.

A Year As VP Welfare & Diversity

Sun 05 Jul 2020

"Standing up for students, and pushing for real tangible change has been a unique gift that I could not have found elsewhere." Lucy Simpson reflects on her year in office and all of the successes, from Collectives running campaigns on sustainability and mental health, to running workshops on women in academia, disability and so much more!

A (Second) Year As VP Sport

Sun 05 Jul 2020

After two years in the role of VP Sport, we're getting ready to say goodbye to the biggest Bear in town, Dom Brown. Before he departs, we caught up with Dom to find out about his experience as a Sabbatical Officer, his sporting highlights, and what he'll miss most. #COYBears

Housemates/Rooms Wanted

Wed 01 Jul 2020

Are you considering moving back to Egham now? Have you 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? Whatever your housing headache, our Housing Advisor has put together some guidance to help you out.

B(L)ackstage Stories: Introducing Ruben

Thu 25 Jun 2020

Renée Landell, founder of Beyond Margins and former BAME Rep for the Students' Union, introduces Ruben Elendo's story - the latest in her series showcasing amazing and talented Black Royal Holloway students and alumni in the hope of inspiring the next generation of Black students.

Ensuring Safe House Viewings

Wed 24 Jun 2020

As your tenancies are coming to a close, estate agents and landlords have started booking viewings again. We want to make sure you know how to keep safe while a viewing is taking place in your home, or while you’re attending one.

Can I Move Into My New House Share?

Mon 22 Jun 2020

With government guidance regularly changing, and some of it far from crystal clear, you may be confused as to whether you should be moving into your new house share right now. Our Housing Advisor has put together some information to let you know where you currently stand.

Black Lives Matter: Our Commitment to You

Fri 19 Jun 2020

Your Sabbatical Officers set out our action plan for the next 12 months as we aim to improve the experience for black students at Royal Holloway.

Student Voice Report: Careers Support

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Following a year of extensive research and engagement with students, we've published our recommendations on how the University can build careers support that is cutting edge and accessible for all.

Looking After Your Wellbeing Post-University

Wed 17 Jun 2020

While at university, you’re surrounded by free support services, but once you stop being a student you will have to actively look for support when you need it. If you're graduating this summer, here's a little reminder to prioritise your health and take those necessary steps to look after yourself.

Educate Yourself: BLM Reading List

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Thanks to VP Education Kate Roberts and the Library, you now have access to an extensive list of online resources, including e-books, films, articles and podcasts, which focus on race equality and intersectionality.

Cutting Through the Current Context of the Higher Education Sector

Fri 12 Jun 2020

President Jack O'Neill and VP Education Kate Roberts take a look at the current challenges facing the Higher Education sector. They call for a reasonable approach around demanding tuition fee refunds, as they look to the government to provide the support that will allow universities to adapt and deliver, whilst protecting students from financial burden in uncertain circumstances.

The Advice Centre Still Has Your Back

Fri 12 Jun 2020

The academic year may have come to an end, but that doesn't mean our support for students stops. Our Advice Centre is still on hand to give you help with anything you may need over the next few months.

We've Got Your Back on Security Deposit Returns

Wed 10 Jun 2020

Housing contract coming to an end? Worried about getting your security deposit back? Our Advice Centre is on hand to guide you through the process and make sure you’re not stung by unfair charges.

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