9 reasons to attend the Accommodation Fair

The Accommodation Fair will be taking place from Monday 17 to Thursday 20 February 2020. In case you don’t know what the Accommodation Fair is all about, we’ve come up with 10 reasons why you should attend! Decide where to live The first and arguably biggest reason to attend our Accommodation Fair is to help…

Choreomundusly Yours | My Story of #ProudtobeRoey

My choreo family, aka Cohort 6, and I are the recent graduates of the University of Roehampton and Choreomundus MA program. Soon the university will welcome the next cohort of lucky and talented students to the programme. Writing this post is my humble way to welcome them, reunite with my group mates and teachers through…

What’s in our local area? | Beyond Roehampton

Shopping View this post on Instagram Happy Friday! See our Insta story for three of the best (or should we say, two of the tastiest) reasons to visit this weekend ☀️#westfieldlondon #weekendplans A post shared by Westfield London (@westfieldlondon) on May 18, 2018 at 8:18am PDT When you need a little retail therapy, Roehampton is…

Growing Ancient Grains in the City | Growhampton

The grow-your-own movement is so much more than carrots and kale. In the leafy suburbs of south-west London students on a university campus have been busy cultivating ancient grains. In the act of re-imagining the city, youth volunteers for Growhampton, a student-led food-growing initiative for Roehampton Students’ Union (SU), show that peri-urban spaces are well-suited…

Veganuary Recipes | The Hive Café

Are you taking part in Veganuary? Need a little direction? Well, look no further because here are some cheap, quick and easy ideas. Whatever your reasoning for taking part it’s a great way to get creative and experiment with some new recipes, so get stuck in! Sweet Potato Chilli Ingredients: 1 large onion 4 cloves…

5 healthy ways to kick-start your 2020

Starting the new year in a healthy way is so important not only for your physical and mental health, but also for productivity. Here are some of the ways in which you can kick-start the new year in a healthy way. Gym Roehampton Gym Roehampton is the University’s on-campus gym and is a great way…

Campus Wildlife | December 2019

It’s cold, wet and windy and already almost Christmas. After a highly dramatic Summer, this term has been very quiet.  A little disappointing too:  While the dramatic weather events in the Atlantic were sending exceptional numbers of very rare birds to our Western coasts I had no time to take off and look for them….

Dissertation Survival Guide

Writing your dissertation is a huge part of any student’s third year, but there are lots of steps you can take to make the process that little bit easier. Here are some steps to help you survive your dissertation! Have a clear goal in mind While writing your dissertation, it’s so easy to lose sight…

7 steps to a low carbon Christmas

The festive period is a time to recharge the batteries, catch up with friends and family, and reflect on the year passed. This Christmas, Growhampton are offering a few simple eco-lutions to address common environmental issues such as metres of leftover wrapping paper, piles of food waste and the unnecessary deforestation to woodland. Times are…

Sun, sea and short-finned pilot whales in Tenerife

Last summer, two third-year BSc Zoology students went to Tenerife to collect data on pilot whales for their final year research projects. Working with a citizen science company called Biosean and with funding from Roehampton, Jenny and Kayla worked on data collection, studying pilot whales and other marine wildlife. We asked them to write a…

Humphrey | Alumni Focus

Roehampton graduate Humphrey Aghoghovbia Jr won the UR LaunchPad competition in 2018 for his business Unique Skills Coaching (USC), which he launched directly after leaving university in 2015. The Launchpad competition gives Roehampton students, past and present, the opportunity to showcase their business ideas in hope of winning the £3,000 first place prize or the…

10 things to do in London this Christmas | Monica Giuliani

The most magical time of the year: Christmas! The lights are going up, the nights are getting chillier, and the smell of cinnamon, chestnuts and all things Christmassy is gracing the crisp December air. Whether this is your first festive season in London, or you are just looking for new things to do, here are…