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Royal Holloway, University of London

Why choose Royal Holloway, University of London?

Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world. Our students are some of the most satisfied with a National Student Survey score of 88 per cent, placing us top among the University of London institutions and the larger London-based universities.

Outstanding campus with a brilliant location

Our campus is one of the world’s most beautiful, with everything you need right on your doorstep. Our teaching spaces, high-quality accommodation, sports centre, cafés and bars are all set in 135 acres of parkland and forest.

World-class facilities

Our range of facilities includes the spectacular Founder’s Building, a modern lecture theatre complex called the Windsor Building, the Students’ Union, academic spaces, halls of residence as well as all the amenities you expect from a top-class university. We also have a new Library and Student Services Centre, which opened in September 2017. Hear what our students think of the Davison Building.

Transformational learning

The International Study Centre provides academic tuition and language support for international students who do not yet reach the requirements for direct entry to a Royal Holloway undergraduate or postgraduate degree. Students will be introduced to the teaching style at the International Study Centre that they will continue with when they progress onto their degree. Students will experience small-group and individual tutorials, seminar-style classes and larger-group lectures whilst studying one of the following programmes:

1. International Foundation Year

  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Management and Economics
  • Sciences

2. International Year One

  • Business and Management
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electronic Engineering

3. Pre-Masters Programme

  • Business and Management
  • Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
  • Economics
  • Social Sciences

4. The International Study Centre staff work closely with students to choose their degree programme, advising on academic requirements, career opportunities and suitable subjects to achieve their goals.

5. The International Study Centre also offers an English Language Preparation or English for Pre-Masters courses for students whose English language level falls below the entry requirement for their undergraduate or postgraduate programme.



  • Top 20 in the UK (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)

Location – Egham Hill, Egham TW20 0EX UK

  • Royal Holloway is situated on a beautiful campus located just 40 minutes from London, giving international students the benefits of out-of-town living. At the same time, they study for an internationally recognised University of London degree.


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