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Royal Holloway University of London

The University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers students the opportunity to study in Egham, UK at Royal Holloway, University of London. Students can study during the fall, spring, or academic year. Royal Holloway, University of London, founded in 1879, is ranked in the top 30 of all UK universities. As a leading research university, it offers a broad range of subjects and has a strong tradition of academic excellence. The historic campus is considered one of the most beautiful in the world and is where most teaching and social activities take place. With a student population of just over 9000, students enjoy a close-knit community and small class sizes. Students studying at Royal Holloway, University of London will have the best of both worlds living in Egham, Surrey which is located 40 minutes (by train) outside of bustling London. Students will have easy access to all that London offers, but will still enjoy traditional English village life where there is a strong sense of community.


Requirements/Eligibility

  • Open to all CLAS majors (Science majors, including pre-medical/dental/vet students, are encouraged to apply)
  • Languages of Instruction: English
  • Required GPA: 3.0
  • Students must have completed 12 hours of coursework at the University of Florida
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official Transcript
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Interview with Dr. Brian Harfe, CLAS Associate Dean

Tuition and Fees

Royal Holloway, University of London

Tuition at Royal Holloway, London University is waived for exchange students. Students participating in an exchange pay tuition directly to the University of Florida at their usual tuition rate. All financial aid, scholarships, and fellowships are applicable. Tuition at Royal Holloway, University of London will be waived. Students incur no additional tuition cost while they are on an exchange.

Housing

Exchange students are guaranteed housing provided their requests are submitted on time. Students have the option of living in catered (with a meal plan) or self-catered (with shared kitchen) residence halls. Most exchange students choose to live in Founder’s Hall located in the beautiful Founder’s Building. Watch a video on more information of the Founder's Building (30-week contracts are NOT required).

Financial Aid

University of Florida students needing financial aid should apply through UF Student Financial Affairs. Normal eligibility for aid may be used while studying abroad as an exchange student. This includes using the Bright Futures scholarship and the Florida Pre-Paid College Plan.

Scholarships

For fall, spring, and academic-year scholarships administered by the University of Florida International Center, the deadlines for application are: early March for programs starting in fall; and early October for programs starting in spring. Applications forms are available on the UF International Center website.

The Brian and Kate Harfe International Exchange Scholarship is available for this program. Please note that preference will be given to students spending an entire year abroad.

Health Insurance

Students will be billed for mandatory international health insurance which includes emergency medical assistance.

Fees

A $300 non-refundable fee is required within seven days of applying online. Students who will receive financial aid may contact the University of Florida International Center to arrange deferment until the disbursement of their financial aid.

Application Deadlines

Fall and Academic Year: early May
Spring: mid-October

Contact Information

Royal Holloway, University of London

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Jill Ranaivoson
jranaivoson@ufic.ufl.edu (352) 273-1528

UF Faculty Manager
Dr. Brian Harfe
bharfe@ufl.edu
(352) 294-1955

Royal Holloway, University of London