Tolkien at the Bodleian Library, Oxford | Beyond Roehampton

As an international student in London, I completely understand the struggle of living on a student budget and still finding ways to do the things you love. One of my favourite student-friendly adventures was going to the Bodleian Library exhibit on JRR Tolkien in Oxford at the end of October 2018. I’m a huge Tolkien…

Winter Wonderland | Free London

Christmas is coming, and in London terms, that heralds Hyde Park Corner Station becoming a nightmare. Why? Winter Wonderland is back. View this post on Instagram Missing London already💡 A post shared by ISO/BEL (@isoneville) on Dec 19, 2016 at 11:45am PST For over ten years Winter Wonderland has been a staple in the London…

Cultural Politics on Tour in Northern Ireland

Reflecting the amazing diversity of issues and applications that can be addressed through the study of anthropology, the second year study trip within the module ‘Cultural Politics on Tour’, took to the road again this autumn in Northern Ireland. During the delivery of the module in the lecture rooms at Roehampton, students are introduced to…

Campus Wildlife | November 2018

Autumn will soon give way to Winter, and the weather has certainly turned cooler. The Annual nationwide fireworks displays, given, I understand, to celebrate the eve of my joining the University on 6 November last year, are over. So what did October bring? We didn’t see many long distance migrants but there was still plenty of…

The Roehampton Loop: How to Stay Social

With a new year at Roehampton underway, everything is getting seriously busy. Staying in the loop is a key to success, as you’ll be among the first to know about events, opportunities, updates and maybe even a bargain or two. Make sure you know the difference between the University and the Students’ Union, legitimate pages…

Everything you need to know about UoR Library – but were afraid to ask

Since the new Library opened last year, it has won awards, housed events, and had 33,388 visitors in the first three weeks of term alone – that’s 47% more than in the previous year! Whilst it undeniably looks incredible, it also is invaluable to our students, staff and community, with resources, facilities and opportunities that…

Halloween at Roehampton

Through its four colleges and fourteen listed buildings, the University of Roehampton has its fair share of ghostly goings-on. Aside from the eerie 119 bodies buried on main campus, Whitelands College has been providing higher education to women for longer than any other institution in the country, and with that 177 year legacy, has conjured…

Interviewing Anthony Horowitz | Erin Weirrick

Students and staff alike filed in as I waited at the front of the room with my student co-interviewer and author Anthony Horowitz. When I first volunteered to help interview Anthony I felt quite nervous. I had a list of questions I was meant to ask, and I was trying to make sure I would…

Lessons from Wimbledon BookFest: Student Journalists

Wimbledon BookFest has come to an end for another year, and we’re already missing its buzz. From Graham Norton to Nadiya Hussain, via Reggie Yates and Suzannah Lipscomb, the bill was packed with engaging speakers and exciting events, drawing in crowds from across the country to Wimbledon Common. As principal sponsors of BookFest, we sent…

10 things I miss about Roehampton as a graduate | Thia Gayle

When major aspects of our lives come to an end, we start to appreciate and miss it more than ever. In my experience, this certainly rings true when you graduate from the University of Roehampton. Personal Tutor I had a great relationship with my personal tutor, and there’s no shame in admitting you will miss…