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Get up to speed so you can give the right advice and support

Going to university is exciting, and sometimes a little daunting - both for you and the aspiring student.

Most parents prefer to support and guide their children in their choices rather than make decisions for them. If you’re well informed you can give the right support and guidance.

Here are some of the usual questions about the application and decision-making process.

Confused by the system?

See our handy guide to the application timeline.

How do we pay for it?

Take a look at fees and funding, or have a look at the parents' guide to student finance.

Where will they live?

Our accommodation is modern and well equipped. Find a home from home.

Can’t decide between a city or a campus university?

At Royal Holloway we think we’ve got the best of both worlds.

Can I come to an Open Day?

Parents and guardians are given a warm welcome at Open Days.

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