6 Tips for Freshers’ Week | Alexandra Johnstone-Pieri

Freshers’ Week is here, bringing with it a mixture of excitement and fear, which is totally normal! Your first week of university is all about settling in and making new friends but across this week it is important you are mindful and take care of yourself. This post will be dedicated towards new (or even continuing students) and ‘surviving’ freshers…

Open House at University of Roehampton

With perfect timing for students arriving for the start of term, welcoming them to the full drama of the city forming the backdrop to their studies, Open House London swings its doors open. During the weekend of 22-23 September, 2018 the 26th incarnation of this increasingly popular festival allows the public to view and experience…

A-Z of the University of Roehampton

The new term is upon us and we warmly welcome our new students and staff to the Roehampton community. To help you all get to know your new home and workplace, we’ve put together a handy A-Z of all things Roehampton. A – Alumni Now we know some of you are only just starting your…

5 Packing Tips for Moving to University

As the countdown to uni begins, the stress kicks in, and panic buying ensues – at least, that was how my first time packing for uni went. I’ve done it twice now, and through my own experience, and conversations with my friends, I have all but nailed the art of uni packing; read on and…

A Guide to Cycling at Roehampton

The long hot summer is just about clinging on and the beginning of term is just over the horizon. What better time to plan your journey ahead and consider getting in to campus at your own pace on two wheels? If you haven’t contemplated this choice before, the first thing to stress is that you…

Boomerang back to Roehampton | Jonathan Karkut

When casting my mind back to when my journey to and through Roehampton (then known as the Roehampton Institute of Higher Education) first began, I now have to double check my mental arithmetic. Yes, it was almost a quarter of a century ago that I grasped the opportunity to take a new step forward and…

Four Colleges. One University.

The University of Roehampton is comprised of four colleges and is therefore a collegiate university, one of only twelve in the UK and eighty worldwide. When joining Roehampton, you will quickly discover that college pride is a massive part of campus life, complete with rivalries, chants and events. An easy way to think about the…

My Clearing Journey | Nikhil

I came to study at the University of Roehampton through clearing. I had been so confident of getting in to my first-choice university to study Biological Sciences that I hadn’t looked at any other options, so when I realised that I hadn’t been accepted I was full of so many emotions that I didn’t know…

Love Island UK? | An Academic Opinion

Ah, Love Island, that place on TV of extremes where the bodies and emotions are ripped, tans are as compulsory as teeth whitener, and make-outs, make-ups and break-ups are a nightly event. Now it has finished and we have a pair of winners with a new roadshow of media appearances and product endorsements. So why…

8 tips for coping with the heatwave in London

We can all appreciate the splendid weather we have seen over the recent summer months, but the major rise in temperature means that it is important to prepare for the heat, both physically and mentally. Read on for tips to survive the UK heatwave. Stay hydrated Although this seems like such a generic tip, many…