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"We maintain our Founder's innovative spirit." Professor Paul Layzell, Principal

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Opened by Queen Victoria in 1886, we are now one of the UK’s top research-led universities


No.1 for international outlook

We are 1st in the UK and 5th in the world for international outlook 


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Bollywood's love affair with Shakespeare

Bollywood's love affair with Shakespeare

Shakespeare is a bigger hit than ever in Bollywood, according to researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London, and for the first time, Indian filmmakers are cashing in on his name to attract huge audiences.


Lunchtime Reading: Andrew Cowan, Worthless Men

Lunchtime Reading: Andrew Cowan, Worthless Men

Author Andrew Cowan reads from his novel 'Worthless Men', about the First World War and set in an English provincial town in 1916. For further details click on the link above.


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