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College Library

Access to College library

Alumni have access to the library, in the Emily Wilding Davison Building, and may borrow up to 10 items at any one time; these must be either 'One Week' or 'Normal' loan items. To join the Library, applicants should bring either their old college card, diploma certificate, or letter from department, to the helpdesk in either library at Royal Holloway, and fill in an application form. Membership will be granted for up to three years.

Personal development opportunities

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Benefits from The University of London

There are a number of alumni benefits available to you via Senate House including the opportunity to join Senate House Library at a discounted rate. To register and pay for membership, you will need proof of having studied here (this could be a degree certificate/transcript or email confirmation from the Alumni Relations Team). To join in person, please show the confirmation to Library staff. You can also sign up via the Library website. Alumni also have access to Student Central at associate membership rates, this includes access to the swimming pool and other social and leisure facilities at a discounted rate.

Find the full list of benefits offered by The University of London on their website.


As members of our alumni community, you are always welcome to attend events on campus, including lectures, concerts and family events so why not come back and visit the College? Whatever your interests or passion, there is something to suit all tastes. For more information, please visit our alumni events page.

Alumni email for life

All student and alumni Royal Holloway email accounts last a lifetime, so you can be proud to show where you earned your degree with future employers and contacts.

Proof of awards and results

We offer a variety of documents to verify your attendance and achievements, including:

  • Proof of Award Letter
  • Validated Transcript of Results
  • Diploma Supplement (available to students who were awarded after 2006)
  • Validated Copy of your Degree Certificate
  • Royal Holloway Replacement Certificate (available for limited courses only)

For more information or to order replacement documents please visit the Royal Holloway Study webpage.  

Get married in the College Chapel

At the heart of the University stands the beautiful Founder's Chapel of Royal Holloway where alumni, as well as receiving their degrees at Graduation, may also celebrate their weddings.

To enquire about Chapel weddings, please contact the Weddings, Chaplaincy & Faith Support Coordinator.

Wedding receptions at the College

There are many additional benefits for our students and alumni who choose Royal Holloway as their wedding venue. Aside from the added bonus of a wedding venue with such personal meaning and history, students and alumni of Royal Holloway have the opportunity to have not only a civil ceremony in our beautiful Picture Gallery or Founder’s Dining Hall, but also your wedding breakfast and evening reception.

Discounted Sports Centre memberships

Alumni are entitled to concessionary rates at our Sports Centre and Fitness Suite. For £25 per month, alumni receive unlimited access to the fitness suite and all exercise classes, as well as free use of tennis, squash and badminton courts (subject to terms and conditions).

Please get in touch with the Sports Centre for more information about membership options and the facilities on offer.


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