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Postgraduate Events

Postgraduate Events

We have a number of exciting ways to find out more about Postgraduate study at Royal Holloway.

Our Postgraduate Visit Experiences and campus tours give you the opportunity to visit campus, explore the facilities and chat with current staff and students. Details of forthcoming postgraduate events will be published here once confirmed.

If you would like to visit campus on a self-led tour then please email and we would be happy to arrange this for you.

Our Postgraduate Online Events are a great way to get a taste of life at Royal Holloway without visiting the campus itself. You'll have the opportunity to chat with our academic staff and current students about the postgraduate taught courses that interest you, watch exclusive videos and experience a virtual 360 tour of our campus. You can find out more about application processes, fees and funding, accommodation options and other facilities, with our professional services on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Details of our upcoming online events will be published here once confirmed. 

 

 

We are not currently offering any Postgraduate Open Evenings, please instead look at our online events and campus tours.

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.

Visit 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.

Please visit our dedicated campus tours page to learn more, or to book your visit.

Conditional on their availability, we may be able to arrange to have a member of academic staff from your department of interest discuss the courses on offer with you, either during your visit or after.

If you are interested in arranging a meeting with an academic member of staff then please email our Postgraduate Events Team.

Join us at our Postgraduate Online Events to get a virtual perspective of what it's like to study at Royal Holloway.

You'll be able to attend live sessions with academic staff and current students, and 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.

Our next event is due to take place on Thursday 25 November.

Book your place here.

Our Postgraduate Webinars run throughout the year and are an ideal way to get a deeper understanding of academic study and student life in a more compressed time frame than at a Postgraduate Online Event.

We'll begin with an overview of Royal Holloway, covering our academic departments, facilities, and the various funding options we have available. Our Admissions team will then discuss how to make an outstanding application, as well as outlining the steps you'll need to take between application and enrolment.

Our Careers Service will talk about the many ways they can support you in finding the right position when you graduate, and finally we'll hear from a current postgraduate student on how they made the transition into postgraduate study, as well as their experiences of the course.

We do not currently have any postgraduate webinars coming up but they will be listed on this page when available.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer one-to-one meetings at the moment, due to ongoing restrictions resulting from Covid-19. However, if you have a query then please contact using the 'Ask a question' button below or send us an email. 

Our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager, Jonathan Brierley, is available to chat with on the Unibuddy platform. We are also happy to set up a video call to discuss any queries you might have. To arrange this, please send us an email.

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.

Egham campus

To arrange a one-to-one meeting, please email pgevents@royalholloway.ac.uk.

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.

We welcome students from all over the world.

We attend a number of online and in-person events across the globe throughout the year, providing you with the latest advice and guidance when applying for Royal Holloway.

To find out more about these events, please visit our international events page.

Or you can find out more by emailing pgevents@royalholloway.ac.uk for UK visits or international@royalholloway.ac.uk.

Where can I park my car?

Egham campus

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?

Egham campus

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.

 

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