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Royal Holloway, University of London

Egham | South East England

Political Town Campus Rural

Ucas code: R72

Royal Holloway, University of London, is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities, ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK*. The university, in Egham, Surrey, is home to a diverse mix of around 10,000 students and some of the world’s foremost authorities in the sciences, arts, business, economics and law, and also has a base at Bedford Square in Central London. Royal Holloway is defined by a combination of world-class research** and high student satisfaction***, enhanced by one of the most beautiful campus settings in the UK****, centred around the Victorian Founder’s Building, and a strong sense of community.

* Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
** Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 - Top 25% of universities in the UK for research rated ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent'
*** National Student Survey 2018
**** Times Higher Education: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/best-universities/10-most-beautiful-universities-uk

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Average graduate salary £20k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 95% LOW
Student satisfaction score 79% MED

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