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Before you arrive

Pre-departure advice

Our pre-departure advice will help your arrival in the UK go as smoothly as possible.

What to pack

What to include in your luggage plus advice on the UK climate and electrical equipment.

Health advice

Health certificates, vaccinations and what to do if you have a pre-existing medical or psychological condition. Find out more. 

Arriving in the UK

What will happen in immigration control and what to do if you are refused entry to the UK. Find out more. 

Travelling to Royal Holloway

Click here for information on our free pick-up service from Heathrow Airport, travelling to Royal Holloway from other airports and advice on taxis.

Student Services Centre

Our Student Services Centre can help with non-academic related enquiries e.g.: college cards, enrolment and graduation.

Explore Royal Holloway

Get help paying for your studies at Royal Holloway through a range of scholarships and bursaries.

There are lots of exciting ways to get involved at Royal Holloway. Discover new interests and enjoy existing ones

Heading to university is exciting. Finding the right place to live will get you off to a good start

Whether you need support with your health or practical advice on budgeting or finding part-time work, we can help

Discover more about our 21 departments and schools

Find out why Royal Holloway is in the top 25% of UK universities for research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’

Royal Holloway is a research intensive university and our academics collaborate across disciplines to achieve excellence.

Discover world-class research at Royal Holloway

Discover more about who we are today, and our vision for the future

Royal Holloway began as two pioneering colleges for the education of women in the 19th century, and their spirit lives on today

We’ve played a role in thousands of careers, some of them particularly remarkable

Find about our decision-making processes and the people who lead and manage Royal Holloway today