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Students' Union


The Students’ Union (SU) exists to make student life better at Royal Holloway and boasts a packed events calendar, represents your views on campus and provides a full advice service.

Essentially the SU is all about providing you with a range of opportunities that make your life better and ensure you have the best time possible at Royal Holloway. With more than societies, 50 sports clubs, three leading media outlets - a TV station, radio station and student magazine, a superb 1,200 capacity venue for club nights, theatre performances and comedy shows, there‘s loads for you to get stuck into.


Summer Ball 

Royal Holloway's Summer Ball is the highlight of the SU calendar. It takes place across the two quads of the stunning Founder's Building and is attended by nearly 3,000 students. 


Amplifying your voice

Royal Holloway SU and its five-strong elected sabbatical officer team play an important role on campus ensuring issues that matter to students are raised at the highest levels in the College and local community.

Top class services

The SU building is a constant hive of student activity throughout the day and night. Tommy’s Kitchen burger bar, weekly fresh fruit and veg markets and an independent advice centre are all located within the main building, which also doubles up as a nightclub. The Union also runs two shops on campus and three bars - Medicine, Stumble Out and The Packhorse, so you always have plenty of choice.

Giving you the skills to succeed

With a job market that is more competitive than ever, employers are looking for more than just a good degree and the SU is the ideal place to gain great experience that will kick start your career.

From joining the Union’s staff team of over 300 where you can find employment in skills-based roles such as graphic design to leading a sports club to
glory, the skills learnt here will translate into the real world.





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