5 reasons to apply for UR Leaders | Farrah Black

UR Leaders is a two-day interactive leadership development programme for students taking place on 8-9 January 2020. Farrah completed UR Leaders last year and has come up with 5 reasons why you should apply too. Applications for UR Leaders 2020 close on November 20th 2019. Here are Farrah’s 5 reasons why you should apply to…

10 must-see horror movies for Halloween | Stacey Abbott

With evenings getting longer and a growing chill in the air, it is the time of year to huddle up at home, thinking of ghosts, ghouls, vampires and zombies. Yes, it is Halloween when spectres run free and we look forward to a few frights and scares to help us escape the real horrors of…

Study Abroad Programme | Beyond Roehampton

At the University of Roehampton, you have the opportunity to spend a semester or summer abroad, in your second year, as part of your degree. Where can I go? We have partner universities all over the world including partners in Australia, USA, France, Spain, Brazil, The Netherlands, Colombia, Hong Kong, Slovenia, Sweden, Austria, New Zealand…

How to make the most of Careers Fair | CareerFest

Our annual Careers Fair takes place during CareerFest, which is a 4 day festival of events and workshops to inspire you to explore career options and find out what support is available to you throughout your time at Roehampton. CareerFest will be taking place from 28-31 October and the Careers Fair will be on Tuesday…

Student Support at Roehampton

Student Wellbeing Officers Student Wellbeing Officers  are available Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm. The Student Wellbeing Officers are friendly, supportive staff who can help you deal with any personal issues that may arise. As well as offering confidential support, they can also help you find sources of advice and support from outside the University, including…

6 reasons why you should register to vote

It takes only a few minutes Registering to vote is much quicker and easier than you may think. It takes just a few minutes by and you can do it by heading to the official website here. All you need is your National Insurance number and your passport if you’re a British citizen living abroad,…

5 ways to keep fit on campus

Today is National Fitness Day and there are so many ways you can keep fit right here on campus – check them out below! Sports Clubs Interested in carrying on a sport, or pursuing something new? There are so many sports clubs at Roehampton meaning there is something for everyone – and it’s never too…

Dr Cecilia Essau | Department of Psychology

Professor Cecilia Essau works in the Department of Psychology at Roehampton and specialises in researching the factors that may lead to emotional and behavioural problems in young people. Her research aims to enhance the assessment of childhood and adolescent mental health and to design more effective interventions to help young people live healthy lives. Read…

10 things to get involved with on campus this year

Sports and Societies There are many sports teams for you to get involved with at the University including Football, Hockey, Basketball, Netball and so much more. We also have a gym right here on campus to help you keep fit. However, if sport isn’t your thing, there are also many societies which you can join,…

10 hacks for public transport in London

London is an incredible city for transport with it’s endless bus routes, intricate tube system and cycle lanes on almost every road, but it’s worth knowing some of the best hacks to save you time, money and stress when travelling through London. We’ve put together a list of 10 hacks for public transport in London,…

Festival of the Sea | Jonathan Skinner

We caught up with Dr Jonathan Skinner, Reader in Social Anthropology from the Department of Life Sciences who tells us about his adventure to Madagascar with Paul Antick, Senior Lecturer in Media, Culture and Language. In partnership with an organisation SEED (Sustainable Environment, Education and Development) Madagascar, they organised the Festival of the Sea, a…