Meet Our Counselling Team

The Counselling Team provide confidential, solution-focussed therapy for students who are struggling with a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties. Our counsellors bring a wealth of experience to the team, using different modalities including psychodynamic, transactional analysis, integrative and cognitive-behavioural therapy. We assess each student’s needs carefully and try to match everyone with the…

Em Cookson-Williams | Roehampton Spotlight

February is LGBT+ History Month, and so we caught up with Em Cookson-Williams, Student Wellbeing Officer and LGBT+ Staff Network Co-Lead, to find out what events are taking place across the University in celebration of the month.  Em also discusses what their role as a Student Wellbeing Officer and Co-Lead of the UR Pride LGBT+…

LGBT+ History Month | University of Roehampton

February is LGBT+ History Month and the University is celebrating the history of the LGBT+ community with a series of events. This year we will be celebrating LGBT+ History Month online, with virtual quizzes, talks, reading circles and a week that focuses on how we continue to move these conversations forward. We hope you enjoy…

IBM’s Call for Code, not your average hackathon…

By Shree Iyengar, a third year Business and Economics Undergraduate at the University of Roehampton This summer I embarked on an exciting challenge to attempt IBM’s Call for Code hackathon. It was a stretch from my comfort zone as I had to be creative with designing ideas and applying my business knowledge to a very…

Richmond Park Route with Walk and Talk group leader Lotte

We know it might be daunting if you’re staying at University during lockdown, especially with changes to your regular university activities. So, keep your mind and body healthy, make a hot chocolate and try this beautiful 1-hour long route through Richmond Park, put together by our Walk and Talk group leader -Lotte. Take a walk,…

Dr Aleata Alstad-Calkins | Roehampton Spotlight

December’s Spotlight is on Dr Aleata Alstad-Calkins, Director of Student Support Services at Roehampton.   Watch the full interview below to learn more about student support at Roehampton and discover top tips for maintaining good mental health, including coping strategies.  Further information about student support services at Roehampton can be found on the portal here.  …

8 things you might not know about the Library

Whether this is your first year at Roehampton or you are a returning student, read on to discover all the Library services, materials and support available to help you get the most out of your studies. Library contacts and help Below are the ways in which you can get in touch with the Library or…

Malin Hamilton | Class of 2018 | International Week

Tell us about your time at Roehampton Starting university and moving away from home are already quite daunting things but adding on the fact that you are moving to a new country can be even more scary. Very exciting, but scary, nevertheless. That is why Roehampton is such a good place to be. It always…

Sara Venkatesu | Roehampton Spotlight

November’s Spotlight is on Sara Venkatesu, Careers Assistant. Find out more about what events are taking place as part of CareerFest 2020 on CareerLink (via the student portal). Spotlight showcases the staff, students and alumni who make up our friendly, diverse and vibrant community here at Roehampton. Hear from members of our community about who…

Bridget Walton | Roehampton Alumni

“Enjoy every moment while at Roehampton” Bridget Walton nee Doenhoff  (Whitelands, 1956) Awarded an honorary degree in 2017, Whitelands Alumna Bridget Walton graduated from Whitelands College in 1956 with a University of London Teacher’s Diploma. She currently lives in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Her varied achievements and experiences in multiple fields including education, volunteering, charity and…

Jemimah Karungi | Roehampton Spotlight

This month’s Spotlight is on Jemimah Karungi, 3rd year Law student and BAME Students’ Officer at Roehampton Students’ Union. Spotlight showcases the staff, students and alumni who make up our friendly, diverse and vibrant community here at Roehampton. Hear from members of our community about who they are, what they are working on, what is…