4 reasons to love Whitelands

Whether you will be here on Whitelands to study or live (or both), there are so many great things about being at Whitelands College for you to enjoy and experience during your time here at Roehampton. 1. We have amazing study spaces As a student, there will be some points during your degree where you…

Timeless | My Journey To Writing Specular

Timeless. A summative word for one’s journey as an author, myself included. Since graduating from the University of Roehampton, I have learnt a lot about the aspects of authorship. Some of these things my degree in English Literature prepared me for, but most can only be known with experience, and conquered with dedication. I consider…

4 ways to stay fit over summer | RoeActive Gym

Here at the gym we have already started planning for the next academic year and would love to share with you what we have going on. We’ve been planning improvements to the facilities, reworking the studio timetable, and working with Sport Roehampton to finalise our best membership prices (available at Freshers’ Fair) for 2018/19. Provisional…

Campus Wildlife | July 2018

This time the exciting news is not about birds: those of a nervous disposition may wish to skip this section. Gilly King kindly allowed me to photograph the Cave Spiders breeding in our Ice House.  We have discovered that they are of the rarer species (officially ‘Nationally Scarce Notable B’) Meta bourneti. They’re unlikely to trouble…

Hamilton: An American Musical | Theatre Review

Hamilton: An American Musical, created by Lin Manuel Miranda, explores the rise and fall of the founding father, Alexander Hamilton through lyrical artistry. Telling the story of his life through rap and musical style devices, all aspects of Hamilton’s life are presented by an extremely talented cast. The show, originally produced in America, promised many…

London Pride | Beyond Roehampton

Pride is a celebration of the LGBT+ community for everyone – if you want to support friends, family members and colleagues who identify as LGBT+, feel free to come along. The streets of Soho will be packed with people and general merriment from around midday. Pride in London is completely free, and if you want…

My First Year as a Psychology Graduate

When I graduated from the University of Roehampton in summer 2017, I decided that I was going to take a year out for myself to get the experience I needed to be a psychologist. One of the main areas for me to develop was my clinical experience, so since July 2017 I have been immersing…

A guide to travelling by bus from the University of Roehampton

Travelling by bus is an inexpensive way to explore the city; you can ride the bus in London as many times as you like in a single day for £4.50 if using Pay As You Go with an Oyster Card or contactless bank card. Here’s our guide to buses to-and-from the University. Firstly, we strongly…

Chuchu Nwagu | In Conversation

‘We are people too’, laughs Chuchu Nwagu, admitting that students expect the ‘sabb’ team to respond immediately to messages and emails – even in the early hours. Acknowledging a widespread lack of understanding among students and professionals about the true nature of a sabbatical role, the next Roehampton Students’ Union President wants improved awareness of…

6 reasons to attend our July Open Day

An Open Day is the perfect opportunity to find out about your future University. Our July Open Day is fast approaching and we have 6 amazing reasons for you to visit. Meet your academics So you know the course you’re interested in, now is the chance to meet the academic staff that will be teaching…