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Royal Holloway has a strong community of over 600 postgraduate researchers

Royal Holloway has a vibrant community of over 600 postgraduate researchers undertaking research in all areas of academic disciplines. Alongside expert support from their supervisors, students have access to central facilities such as generic skills training courses and library facilities.

The Doctoral School brings students together from all departments to stage interdisciplinary research symposia and social events.

Royal Holloway is a member of several Research Council doctoral training partnerships and centres which offer full funding and training programmes, as well as offering over £4m of funding from the College itself.

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