Fri 09 Apr 2021
As England prepares to move into Step 2 of the government's Roadmap out of Lockdown, we update you on all the changes and what they mean for you and our venues/services.
Fri 26 Mar 2021
As we head into the Easter break, there is finally some light at the end of the tunnel as we can begin to plan the reopening of our venues and services, in line with the government’s Roadmap out of Lockdown.
Thu 25 Mar 2021
Today we are in the unfortunate position where we have to announce that this year’s Summer Ball will not take place.
Tue 16 Mar 2021
12 months on from face-to-face teaching halting at Royal Holloway, SU President Kate Roberts reflects on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the resilience of the student community, and the sheer dedication displayed by students and staff to combat the effects of an incredibly challenging year.
Wed 10 Mar 2021
Your sabbatical officers give their reaction after the University announced its decision to postpone summer 2021 graduations (and all outstanding ceremonies for 2020 graduates) until 2022.
Tue 02 Mar 2021
President Kate Roberts and VP Education Alissa Chohan unpick the complicated topic of grade inflation, discussing what it is, what is being done to tackle the concerns around it, and what it means for you in the context of this academic year.
Fri 12 Feb 2021
There has been significant discussion in the media about the particular issues students have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has prompted greater interest in tuition fee compensation or refunds. President Kate Roberts discusses Government failings and the reality of providing refunds without financial support from the Government in her latest blog post.
Who is responsible for maintaining quality and standards and what happens when they are not upheld? Should a lower quality education mean lower tuition fees? And what part does the government play in the quality of the Higher Education sector? VP Education Alissa Chohan discusses this and more in her latest blog post.
Wed 03 Feb 2021
VP Education Alissa Chohan breaks down the key areas of the Fairness and Assurance Policy and outlines the series of safeguarding measures put in place by the University to ensure you are not academically disadvantaged this year.
Thu 28 Jan 2021
In the next stage of her Policy Inquiry into student housing, President Kate Roberts invites you to complete a short survey to tell us about your experiences.
Thu 26 Nov 2020
As a result of the Christmas travel window and the implications that the Covid-19 climate has had on students this academic year, the College has revised its extensions policy to help support those students who are unable to meet deadlines due to their circumstances.
Fri 20 Nov 2020
The University has today announced their plans for mass COVID-19 testing on campus, in order to ensure that those who wish to travel home for Christmas can do so. It’s important that you understand the choices open to you and the impact that this testing regime will have on your academic experience as we head towards the end of term.
Thu 12 Nov 2020
Whether you’re a new or returning student, this academic year is going to present a lot of changes and challenges which might put a strain on your mental health. That’s why we’ve put together some useful resources and tips for maintaining your mental wellbeing, as well as what to do if you’re finding it difficult to cope.
Thu 05 Nov 2020
We're extremely excited to let you know about some new deals exclusive to deliveries that we're introducing to help you save some money and get you going during the lockdown!
Wed 04 Nov 2020
We want to share our plans with students regarding changes to Students’ Union services in light of the upcoming national lockdown which begins on Thursday 5 November.
Mon 02 Nov 2020
Find out the latest news about our venues and services ahead of the national lockdown coming into force in England on Thursday 5 November. Includes some cracking drinks deals across our venues with draught beer from just £1!
Fri 16 Oct 2020
VP Education Alissa Chohan brings you a guide on how to effectively study online and tells you all about the support that is available to you!
Tue 22 Sep 2020
Following the announcement that all pubs, bars and other hospitality venues in England must close by 22:00 from Thursday 24 September, we have today made a number of changes to our events programme and the opening hours of our venues.
Fri 18 Sep 2020
We want to try and clear things up around the new 'rule of six' and what it means for you and interacting with our services.
Fri 11 Sep 2020
VP Education Alissa Chohan is excited to welcome you (or welcome you back) to Royal Holloway. Ahead of the new academic year, she has put together lots of important information to give you an idea of what you can expect in terms of your educational experience.
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