We hold regular events for prospective postgraduates, at our central London campus, our main campus in Egham and online.
Our on-campus postgraduate events have been moved online in response to the outbreak of Covid-19. Our next events will be taking place in spring 2021.
See the coronavirus updates page for more information and advice.
There’s plenty on offer at our events, from discovering more about your course, meeting academics, exploring the university or mingling with current students.
Postgraduate Open Evenings
We offer regular Open Evenings at our both our Egham campus and our central London campus. These events offer prospective postgraduate students the fantastic opportunity to speak with our expert academic staff about the courses on offer. At our Open evenings, you can also discover either our beautiful Egham campus or our ideally situated central London campus and find out important information on subjects such as:
- entry requirements
- admissions processes and procedures
- accommodation options
- fees and funding
- career support
Currently our Open Evenings are taking place online.
Postgraduate visit afternoons
Come along to one of these events at our beautiful Egham campus to get a taste for life as a postgraduate student.
Your visit will begin with a campus tour given by a current postgraduate student, who will show you the key facilities on campus including the library, the Students’ Union and some of our dedicated postgraduate accommodation. You will then get a chance have your questions answered over a tea or coffee by a member of the admissions team and our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager.
Conditional on their availability, we will also invite a member of academic staff from your department of interest to discuss the courses on offer with you. Please note that you will need to have booked your place by the end of the working week preceding the event in order for us to arrange a meeting.
Postgraduate Online Events
Join us at our Postgraduate Online Event to get a virtual perspective of what it's like to study at Royal Holloway.
You'll be able to use our live chat to ask about the application process, accommodation, fees and funding, and more. With access to exclusive video content and a virtual 360 tour of our facilities, you can experience our campus from the comfort of your own home.
Meet our recruitment manager
Central London campus
Have a one-to-one meeting with our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager at our central London campus. Whether you’ve already applied or are thinking of doing so, take advantage of this opportunity to ask any questions you have.
Booking for these events is not necessary but please feel free to email to let us know you are coming or if you have any specific questions. Unless otherwise stated, all meetings take place at 11 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 3RF.
To arrange a one-to-one meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our postgraduate recruitment manager regularly holds on-campus study surgeries, to answer your questions about postgraduate study. Work out which course is right for you, ask about the application process, funding, life as a student, or anything else that you’d like answering.
UK and Europe visits
We welcome students from all over the world. We host a series of city visits throughout the UK, as well as across the rest of Europe. Royal Holloway staff will be on hand to discuss courses, funding, accommodation and much more, giving you a richer insight into studying at Royal Holloway. Find out more by emailing email@example.com for UK visits or firstname.lastname@example.org for information on our international trips.
Postgraduate event FAQs
Where can I park my car?
Parking is free for all guests at the Open Evenings and Postgraduate visit afternoons. We will be in touch closer to the event to advise which parking has been allocated to you.
Central London campus
Parking is limited in London, so we recommend using public transportation if possible. If you are driving then there is a number of car parks in the local area and we advise you carry out your own research into these prior to travelling.
How do I get to Royal Holloway from the train station?
The nearest train station is Egham and Royal Holloway operates a shuttle system that runs from the station to campus most of the year. The main campus is around a 20 minute walk from Egham train station and it is also serviced by the number 8 and 441 local buses.
Central London campus
The central London campus is located at 11 Bedford Square. Nearby Underground stations include: Tottenham Court Road (Central and Northern lines), Goodge Street (Northern Line), Holborn (Central and Piccadilly lines), Russell Square (Piccadilly line), Euston Square (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines). It can also be access by numerous bus routes, we recommend using Transport for London’s journey planner for specific routes.
Do I need to print my ticket?
You don't need to print your ticket, simply turn up on the evening and we will look up your ticket by the name you booked with.
Do my guests need tickets?
No, you won't need to book separate tickets for your guests. Do bring along any friends or family who you would like to share the day with, but please note that in some of our busier talks we may have to implement a one guest per visitor system.
Where can I see the programme for an Open Evening?
Our programme for the Open Evening will be released before the event via email and by post. It's a great idea to plan your visit and have a think about the talks you would like to attend, but don't worry as you do not have to book any sessions in advance.
How can I change my details on the Eventbrite booking system?
You can amend your booking by logging on to the Eventbrite website by clicking ‘Tickets’ from the drop-down menu under your name, select the ticket and then 'edit'. If you'd prefer, email PGEvents@royalholloway.ac.uk and we can do this for you.
The live chat will next be available on 21 December.
From 11 January, you can speak online to our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager, Greg every Monday from 12-4pm UK time.
You can also leave a question and Greg will get back to you as soon as he can.Ask a question