What is Sustainable Economics?

In this blog Molly Scott Cato, Professor of Green Economics at the University of Roehampton, discusses how a new master’s degree can inform sustainable citizens and support the sustainability transition of our economy. The world’s leaders agree that the climate crisis is the most important issue facing humanity. Yet there is little discussion about how…

Rhiannon Lambert | Alumni Stories

Rhiannon Lambert graduated from her BSc in Nutrition and Health in 2014 and her MSc in Obesity: Risks and Prevention in 2016. Since graduating she has gone on to set up her own Nutrition Clinic, alongside becoming a Sunday Times bestselling author and also the host of Food For Thought- a nutrition, health and wellness…

Nursing | How to make every clinical placement a success

For Year 1 student nurses, the clinical practice placement must be the most discussed topic. People are feeling excited and anxious in equal measure. Whether you have been in a practice environment before or not, you will never really know what to expect – make no mistakes there! Although no placement is equal to another,…

Writing Your Dissertation: How To Stay Motivated | Dr. Sue Reeves

By Dr. Sue Reeves, Principal Lecturer in our School of Life and Health Sciences It’s that time of year again, so here are a few tips that I thought might be useful for students who are currently completing their dissertations. 1. Ask yourself, when did you last see your dissertation supervisor? The first and probably…

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…

Libraries and environmental sustainability | Sarah Pyke and Shelley Trower

By Sarah Pyke and Shelley Trower “We’re recycling books every day. We’re recycling information and we’re sharing stories” – Rachel, Storyhouse Just before the pandemic hit, in 2019 and early 2020 we travelled on trains across England – from Falmouth in the South West to Newcastle in the North East – to carry out a…

Digital Skills Programme | Summer Term Programme

  The Digital Skills Programme is a series of completely free short courses offering 4-day intensives so you can learn the skills graduate employers are looking for. Open to all students and 2020 alumni, this active learning programme will provide you with a competitive edge ready to enter the graduate job market. These sessions will…

Top 5 Healthy Habits for Studying at Home | Geri Stidston

Since the first lockdown of March 2021, I have had a lot of time to reflect on and rethink my studying habits to fit the lockdown lifestyle. Achieving the ideal work-life balance has been the toughest it’s been in my four years at university, especially with social distancing and online learning to tackle. As I…

IBM’s Call for Code, not your average hackathon…

By Shree Iyengar, a third year Business and Economics Undergraduate at the University of Roehampton This summer I embarked on an exciting challenge to attempt IBM’s Call for Code hackathon. It was a stretch from my comfort zone as I had to be creative with designing ideas and applying my business knowledge to a very…

Graduating during a recession | Claire Johnson | Alumni

This is a turbulent and uncertain time to complete your degree. Our alumna, Claire Johnson, had a similar experience when she graduated with a BA in Nutrition and Health in 2009 during a recession. Recently we caught up with Claire to see what advice she had for current graduates. You graduated during a recession, which…