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…

You can sit with us | Societies at Roehampton

A new academic year means a whole host of chances for you to enrich your university life. First-years, this is your moment to set the tone for your time with us, and final-years, this is your last window to take advantage of the unique offerings that Roehampton holds. Do you want to get involved in…

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…

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…

7 helpful last-minute tips for Graduation

Only a few days to go until one of the biggest events of your life so far! It is a day to celebrate you – how hard you have worked, how far you have come, how bright your future is. Here are a few final last minute tips and reminders, to ensure that you have…

Chuchu Nwagu | In Conversation

‘We are people too’, laughs Chuchu Nwagu, admitting that students expect the ‘sabb’ team to respond immediately to messages and emails – even in the early hours. Acknowledging a widespread lack of understanding among students and professionals about the true nature of a sabbatical role, the next Roehampton Students’ Union President wants improved awareness of…

Kinky Boots | Theatre Review

Tony and Olivier award-winning musical Kinky Boots, based on a true story, continues to pull in massive audiences night after night. I went along as part of the Drama, Theatre and Performance cohort, to watch the Adelphi Theatre’s flamboyant, sequinned and outrageous offering, with my expectations high. I had no idea what a treat lay…

5 Useful Tips for Moving Out Over Summer

Faced with the daunting reality of leaving Roehampton, either just for the summer or at the end of your degree, moving out can seem an unwelcome prospect. But with a few tips and tricks (five, to be exact), packing up can be a smooth, stress-free process, and can even prove to be a useful and…

5 Excellent Alternatives to Froebel Lawn

Sunshine and the University of Roehampton go together like gin and tonic, but when the whole university wants to sit on Froebel Lawn, you may want more room to lie back, play some rounders or just to have some peace and quiet. Roehampton has plenty of other grassy spaces for you to enjoy, so here…