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

Principal Paul Layzell

Our history

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

Students of Bedford College|

No.1 for international outlook

We are 1st in the UK and 6th in the world for international outlook 


Art collections

Works from the art collections are displayed in the Picture Gallery, which is open to the public



MP Philip Hammond adds his name to Royal Holloway's vote because campaign

MP Philip Hammond adds his name to Royal Holloway's vote because campaign

Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and MP for Runnymede and Weybridge has pledged his support for Royal Holloway's #votebecause campaign to encourage students to use their right to vote in this year's general election.


Chamber Music Competition

Chamber Music Competition

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As the culmination of our chamber music programme, the Badke Quartet will adjudicate the first Chamber Music competition at Royal Holloway. Chamber groups who have been working together all year and coached by the quartet will compete for a prize of £200 and a recital platform during the PLAY! Festival in June. For further information please click on the link above.


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