January 2022 Graduation | What do you need to know?

Our winter graduation is fast approaching with ceremonies due to be held on 20th January 2022 at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre in Central London and we in the Graduation Team hope that you will join us there! Where is the Royal Festival Hall? Graduation is an exciting event in most students lives and…

Jagoda Sekular | Alumni Stories

Jagoda Sekular studied at Roehampton between 2010 and 2013 and has since gone on to work for the United Nations and for Finland’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs, as well as partaking in further study at both Oxford University and Harvard University. She recently answered some questions as part of our Alumni Stories series. What did…

Was COP26 a failure? | Molly Scott-Cato

Written by Professor Molly Scott-Cato The purpose of COP26 was to ‘Keep 1.5 Alive’, to ensure that our climate does not heat up by more than 1.5 degrees. This is the target against which the diplomatic agreement, signed by nearly 200 countries after two weeks of tortuous negotiation, should be judged. And by that measure…

“I started a charity while I was a Roehampton student” | Daniel Morgan-Blake

Daniel Morgan-Blake recently graduated in BA Primary Education, completing his course over a number of years since 2012. During this period he also established a charity, The HummingBirds, with the aim of improving young people’s lives in deprived communities in the Caribbean by building sports facilities. You can watch a video of a current project…

Transgender Awareness Week (13 – 20 November)

Trans Awareness Week runs across the world from 13 November to 20 November. The week is a time in which the trans community and allies come together to raise awareness of the trans community, share stories and experiences, and educate others on issues faced by the trans and non-binary community, including prejudice, discrimination and violence….

Nikhil Patel | Alumni Stories

Nikhil Patel graduated from Roehampton with a degree BSc Biomedical Science in 2016. We caught up with him to see what he’s up to now.   What did you do after you graduated?  After graduating from Roehampton, I spent two years working in higher education. I then moved into the Pharmaceutical Industry, working as a Project Coordinator for clinical trials…

100 Years at Roehampton

Written by Gilly King 2021 marks the centenary of Froebel College being at Roehampton. Roehampton University, as we know it today, evolved from four separate female teacher training colleges with long and unique histories. Whitelands College opened in 1841; first located on the Kings Road in Chelsea, the college moved to Putney in 1930 and…

In Perspective with Munirah Abdiwahid | Black History Month

By Elena Maria Edokpolor Pernia “I believe Black History Month to be important as it allows a light to be shed on the forgotten history of the Black community globally and educates not only Black people of their ancestors overlooked contributions to society but people from all different backgrounds” – Persia Armstrong-Russell As part of…

CareerFest 2021 | What to expect and how to get involved.

CareerFest is the Careers and Placements annual festival dedicated to employability. This year we will be running CareerFest from Monday 1 November to Friday 5 November. Prepare for your future with our dedicated Careers Webinars, Industry Insight Days, Employability webinars, Careers and Work Experience Appointments, Live Chat and more. Sessions will be available each day for…

COP 26: What is it? | Molly Scott-Cato

As the climate crisis soars to the top of people’s political concerns, we are hearing more and more about ‘the COP’ taking place in just a few days now in Glasgow. So what is the COP? What are its chances of success? And what would success look like? COP stands for ‘conference of the parties’….

6 ways to make the most of a Roehampton Open Day

1. Tour the campus During our Open Days, we offer a full tour of campus including both accommodation and facilities. We recommend taking lots of photos so that you have something to look back on and help you make a decision after attending the Open Day. 2. Ask lots of questions There is no such…