Royal Holloway, University of London

Why Royal Holloway, University of London?

Royal Holloway is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities, with 19 academic departments spanning the arts and humanities, social sciences, management and economics.

As one of the UK’s most international university, Royal Holloway combines world-class research with a global perspective, yet on an intimate human scale. This means or students learn from internationally renowned academics and researchers while also being known by name themselves.

The campus-based university provides students with all they need right on their doorstep, all set in 135 acres of parkland. Royal Holloway is surrounded by Surrey’s beautiful countryside, yet our campus is just 40 minutes by train from central London.

Royal Holloway’s Students are part of the UK’s largest university, the University of London. So while the campus is intimate and friendly, students also benefit from the impressive range of facilities and services open to all University of London students.

International Students

Of the 9,000 students enrolled at Royal Holloway, approximatively one third are coming from outside the UK. More than 130 nationalities are represented, making the Royal Holloway campus a diverse and cosmopolitan community.

A quarter of the 60 student societies have an international flavour and there is a wealth of opportunities for international students to make friends with others who share similar interests.

Royal Holloway provides free academic and English Language support for all non-native English-speaking students, providing them with the skills to succeed in their undergraduate degree courses.

The Royal Holloway alumni network represents an invaluable resource: more than 65,000 alumni from more than 160 countries remain in touch with the university, many of whom are happy to open doors and advise recent graduates on their chosen careers.

Each year, the university dedicates £60,000 to outstanding international undergraduate students via its International Excellence Scholarships.

What Students Say:

“I have had a great experience at Royal Holloway; everyone has been so welcoming and supportive. I have met so many great people and have learned a lot about other cultures and traditions. Royal Holloway is also in great proximity to many tourist destinations, so I’ve had the opportunity to explore much of England during my time here. I would recommend Royal Holloway to anyone looking to study abroad.”

Kathryn Squillace, USA

Quick Facts

  • 9,865 students with a high ratio of staff to students
  • Excellent reputation for research with many departments in the top ten for world class research
  • 14th in the world for Performing Arts, QS World University Rankings by Subjects 2020

Contact

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Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX

Student Testimonials

“I have had a great experience at Royal Holloway; everyone has been so welcoming and supportive. I have met so many great people and have learned a lot about other cultures and traditions. Royal Holloway is also in great proximity to many tourist destinations, so I’ve had the opportunity to explore much of England during my time here. I would recommend Royal Holloway to anyone looking to study abroad.”

"Royal Holloway is very good for international students like me, since we are offered continuous advice on career development and job opportunities. We also have the opportunity to join various business clubs such as the Royal Holloway Entrepreneurs Society to develop our skills as well as make great impressions on future employers."