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What our students say

Hear direct from students about their experience of being a student at Royal Holloway

We’ve chosen a selection of videos and student stories to give you a better insight into the warm, supportive environment, vibrant social scene and diverse opportunities you can look forward to.

In and around the campus

Ollie’s story

Media Arts student Ollie on the delights of the local area including deer, Virginia Lake and his favourite fast-food place.


Student accommodation

Students talk about the different Halls of Residence

Academic life

Oliver’s story 

Oliver, studying Ancient History, is just back from a trip to Athens.

Jack’s story

Jack, studying Drama and Creative Writing, is meeting writers he never dreamt he would meet face-to-face.


Nishall's story - Nishall, studying BSc Business and Management, is taking every opportunity on offer with both hands.

Eleni's story - Eleni, studying BA Digital Media Communications, has benefited from the supportive community at Royal Holloway.

Sophie's story - Sophie, studying MA Consumption, Culture and Marketing, talks about balancing part-time study with work.

Andrew’s story -  Andrew, studying Theoretical Physics, is planning a research career in particle physics

International students

Media Arts student’s story

Find out why riding a unicycle staves off homesickness for Japanese student Kyoko Sogi. Video by media arts student Ayten Abbasli.

Students with disabilities

Khadija’s story

Severely visually-impaired politics student Khadija Raza talks about the independence she has gained studying here. Video by Ayten Abbasli.

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