Welcome to our online resources page. Here you will find a library of free learning resources for students, parents and teachers covering all aspects of the University application process.
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Events and webinars
Upcoming events and webinars
All of our upcoming events and webinars can be found on our events page.
Resources for Students
About Royal Holloway
Royal Holloway in 60 Seconds
About Royal Holloway
Making your choices
This pack of resources will take you through the different factors that need to be considered when making your decision. In this pack you will find content for students, parents and teachers, including workbooks, videos, PowerPoints, lesson plans and parent/guardian fact sheets.
Choosing a Uni & Course: https://kahoot.it/challenge/006117813
Choosing a University in 60 Seconds
Choosing a Course in 60 Seconds
5 Things to Think About When Choosing a Course
5 Things to Think About When Choosing a University
Choosing a University and a Course
UCAS & Clearing
This pack will walk you through how to apply as well as provide guidance on how to choose your course. In this pack you will find content for students, parents and teachers, including workbooks, videos, PowerPoints, lesson plans and parent/guardian fact sheets.
UCAS in 60 Seconds
5 top tips for... applying to uni!
You can UCAS
Super Quick Guide to Clearing
Are you struggling with writing your UCAS personal statement or aren’t sure where to start? To help with your University application, this pack includes our top tips and examples of what makes a successful personal statement.
In this pack you will find content for students, parents and teachers, including workbooks, videos, PowerPoints, lesson plans and parent/guardian fact sheets.
Personal Statements: https://kahoot.it/challenge/006205998
Personal Statements in 60 Seconds
Personal Statements - How do you structure a Personal Statement?
Personal Statements - What should I write about?
More personal statement resources
This pack of resources covers everything you need to know about Student Finance, from how to apply for your loan to what your future repayments will look like after you leave University.
In this pack you will find content for students, parents and teachers, including workbooks, videos, PowerPoints, lesson plans, Kahoot! Quizzes and parent/guardian fact sheets.
Student Finance: https://kahoot.it/challenge/005673013
Student Finance in 60 Seconds
Student finance Explained
5 top tips for... studying at uni!
Study Skills for University
These blogs have been created by our current students. They will provide a useful insight into university life from those who study here and give tips on how best to approach your time at university.
5 Things I Love About Student Life at Royal Holloway
Student Life Session with accompanying resources
Henry - Royal Holloway Accommodation Experience
Aleks - Student Life at Royal Holloway
Natalie - Royal Holloway Student Life Vlog
Preparing for University
We have put together a ‘UniPrep’ Scheme of Work, which gives students a grounding in understanding university, how to apply, student finance and getting their study skills up to scratch for university. This includes all the required lesson plans and resources.
Useful recipes for students
Brought to you by our Schools and Colleges team, Preparing U for Uni is a podcast created to help you on your university journey. From revision tips to the details on Clearing, click here to find out more.
Ellie - 5 Things I Would Tell My Sixth Form Self
Your future career
Resources for Teachers and Advisers
Handouts and factsheets
Activities by subject
Resources for parents and supporters
Parents and Supporters pages
Check out our parents and supporters section for details on webinars, our mailing list and helpful articles on supporting your child's journey to higher education.
First steps - thinking about university
Is higher education the right path for your child?
Researching courses and institutions
What should my child study? Which is the best university for them?
UCAS and the application process
A guide to the ins and outs of the application process including personal statements.
Financing university studies
It doesn’t have to be doom and gloom, financing university studies is more straight forward than you might think.
Remote learning resources
Accessing tech from home
Support with devices and internet connections
Students without access to a laptop or tablet for their remote learning, or who do not have consistent access to the internet may be eligible for government support. Please visit get-help-with-tech.education.gov.uk/ to find out about the devices, internet access and support available to provide remote education and access to children’s social care during Covid-19.
We have also created a guide to show how teachers can request additional data for mobile devices for their students. Customers using BT Mobile, EE, and Plusnet Mobile can access online BBC Bitesize content without using their data allowance.
Internet Service Provider (ISP) Hyperoptic are working with 37 local authorities to offer free broadband to families who do not have a reliable broadband connection.
Business to Schools Initiative - supplies tech and other resources to schools
BBC Give a laptop - lists various initiatives and how to donate and access devices
Accessing learning on consoles
Both Xbox and PlayStation consoles can access Office 365, including Microsoft Teams. Students can use these devices to learn remotely if they don't have access to laptops or tablets or need to share devices between family members.
Resources for home learning
BBC Teach provides a wide range of educational resources aimed at primary and secondary age students.
Programming for primary school pupils will be on CBBC between 09:00 and 12.00 every weekday. Programmes for secondary school pupils will be on BBC Two, between 13:00 and 15:00. Bitesize Daily lessons will also be shown on the Red Button service on TV. The full broadcast schedule can be found on the BBC website.
Learning away from the screen
Tired of setting work online? We’ve collated some ideas for how to get your students learning, but far away from the screen.
You’ve finished your set work on your laptop for today… now what? Try out some new things that allow you to take a break from your screen.