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Royal Holloway, University of London
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Royal Holloway, University of London is one of the top research-intensive institutions in the UK and is internationally recognised for excellent research and teaching across the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. The 18 academic departments, which are based within three faculties, offer a wide range of intellectually challenging and diverse programmes of study.
The College has been part of the University of London for over 100 years and is one of the University’s largest multi-faculty colleges. On graduation all students receive a degree from the University of London, which is recognised globally.
Royal Holloway is located on a beautiful campus just 19 miles from central London. Studying at Royal Holloway allows students to take advantage of all that London has to offer whilst studying in safe and attractive surroundings.
Royal Holloway is home to a community of over 9,000 students from over 120 different countries. With a third of students coming from outside the United Kingdom, Royal Holloway offers a welcoming study environment for students from all backgrounds. International students are supported by a range of specialist academic, careers and English language support services as well as excellent welfare services, including support in accommodation and an on-campus health centre.
Students at Royal Holloway work alongside academic staff who are experts in their field and committed to research and teaching that has meaningful value in the world at large. Great emphasis is placed on providing students with the skills they need in order to succeed in their future careers. The high academic standards of teaching and research at Royal Holloway are reflected in leading league tables:
Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008
- 16th in the national ranking of universities with world-leading research performance
- Nine academic departments ranked in top 10 in the UK, including Music ranked 1st in the UK
The Times Good University Guide 2012
- 28th among 112 UK institutions
Drama and Earth Sciences ranked in Top 10 in the UK
Guardian University Guide 2012
- Earth Sciences, Media Arts, Physics and Psychology ranked in top 10 in the UK
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012
- 15th highest ranked UK university
- 107th in the world
- 6th in the world for international outlook
The QS World University Rankings 2011-12
-History, Geography, Earth Sciences and Physics ranked in the top 200 in the world, with Physics ranked 47th