A Student Perspective | 15 Years of Change

My time at Roehampton is coming to an end, and whilst I know that the Roehampton community will always be here to support me in my career and future, it will feel strange to no longer see the sights and faces I know so well every day. Throughout my three years studying for a BA…

How to stay motivated

2019 is well underway and, for many, this is when the hard work really starts, as third-year dissertations get underway. Right on cue, an inevitable dip in motivation often accompanies the build-up of assignments. Fortunately, we have some tips to help your productivity and motivation, to help you achieve your best in your degree. Set…

What does alumni really mean?

Graduation is just around the corner for many Roehampton students, and life after university awaits. Whilst completing your degree and graduating from Roehampton is what you joined us to do, what actually is an alumni? Here is a helpful explanation and a summary of all the benefits that being a Roehampton Alumni gives you access…

10 of my favourite fancy London restaurants | Beyond Roehampton

Food is almost always at the forefront of my mind, and I can’t relate to people who manage to forget to eat. With these credentials, here are some of my favourite places to eat in London. Our city is a foodie’s dream, and with something for everyone, there’s no excuse to not sample as many…

10 of my favourite London mid-range restaurants | Beyond Roehampton

Maybe you fancy a mid-week treat, or just don’t feel like cooking. I have compiled a list of some of my favourite London restaurants to suit a mid-range budget. From right on Roehampton’s doorstep to slightly further afield, you’ll be able to find something that suits you in this list of mid-range restaurants. 10. Hudsons…

10 of my favourite London street food outlets | Beyond Roehampton

Everyone often seems to be short of time in London; it comes as no surprise that street food outlets are constantly popping up all over the city. Quick and easy for when you’re on the go, the selection of cuisines available in street food form is incredible – from Greek to Japanese via French and…

Sky Garden | Free London

A jewel in London’s crown, Sky Garden is a luxury destination that many are unaware is free. Literally a garden in the sky, 20 Fenchurch Street is home to an enlarged glass dome, containing three stories of gardens, terraces, decks – the ultimate social space. Nicknamed ‘The Walkie-Talkie’, the iconic building at 20 Fenchurch Street…

This Roehampton Girl Can

What a week! Each year, Sport and Active Communities arrange a host of free and engaging activities to encourage and develop women in sport, alongside the national This Girl Can campaign. Alongside the usual women-only programme of events throughout the year, This Roehampton Girl Can week offers a jam-packed schedule of classes, activities and socials for the…

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…

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…

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…

Wimbledon BookFest | Free London

It’s that time of year again, when students, locals, celebrities and fans flock to Wimbledon in the name of literature. Right on Roehampton’s doorstep, or 30 minutes on the 493 if you’re being pedantic, Wimbledon Common offers a host of events and opportunities in the form of Wimbledon BookFest, an annual festival designed to enrich and celebrate all things…