Royal Holloway

Royal Holloway campus

Royal Holloway College was founded by Thomas Holloway in 1886 to promote the education of women. Its opening ceremony was presided over by Queen Victoria.

It became co-educational in 1965 and later merged with Bedford College to create what exists today as Royal Holloway, University of London.

Royal Holloway has built an international reputation for the highest quality teaching and research across the sciences, arts and humanities. It is a permanent fixture among the top research-led institutions in the country.

Royal Holloway and the International Programmes

The University of London International Programmes offers a range of qualifications developed by Royal Holloway.



Royal Holloway is an innovative and forward-looking institution, acknowledged worldwide for cutting-edge research and outstanding teaching. It also boasts an excellent track record for graduate employment.