By Rosa Smith, News Editor
Royal Holloway has officially been given the title of the UK’s Most Beautiful University following an online competition that attracted over 21,000 votes on the Holiday Lettings website.
The university won with 31% of the votes, beating the other 13 historic universities that featured in the poll.
Professor Paul Layzell, Principal of Royal Holloway, University of London said, ‘we are proud to have been officially named the UK’s most beautiful university. Thank you to everyone who voted for us.
He continued, ‘Thomas Holloway could have built a modest college but instead he built the magnificent Founder’s Building in stunning surroundings. Today, the university buildings and the new Davison Building continue to be a statement of the ambition we have for our students and our determination to provide them with the resources they need to find their purpose and succeed.’