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…

Richmond Park Route with Walk and Talk group leader Lotte

We know it might be daunting if you’re staying at University during lockdown, especially with changes to your regular university activities. So, keep your mind and body healthy, make a hot chocolate and try this beautiful 1-hour long route through Richmond Park, put together by our Walk and Talk group leader -Lotte. Take a walk,…

Dr Aleata Alstad-Calkins | Roehampton Spotlight

December’s Spotlight is on Dr Aleata Alstad-Calkins, Director of Student Support Services at Roehampton.   Watch the full interview below to learn more about student support at Roehampton and discover top tips for maintaining good mental health, including coping strategies.  Further information about student support services at Roehampton can be found on the portal here.  …

8 things you might not know about the Library

Whether this is your first year at Roehampton or you are a returning student, read on to discover all the Library services, materials and support available to help you get the most out of your studies. Library contacts and help Below are the ways in which you can get in touch with the Library or…

Malin Hamilton | Class of 2018 | International Week

Tell us about your time at Roehampton Starting university and moving away from home are already quite daunting things but adding on the fact that you are moving to a new country can be even more scary. Very exciting, but scary, nevertheless. That is why Roehampton is such a good place to be. It always…

Sara Venkatesu | Roehampton Spotlight

November’s Spotlight is on Sara Venkatesu, Careers Assistant. Find out more about what events are taking place as part of CareerFest 2020 on CareerLink (via the student portal). Spotlight showcases the staff, students and alumni who make up our friendly, diverse and vibrant community here at Roehampton. Hear from members of our community about who…

Bridget Walton | Roehampton Alumni

“Enjoy every moment while at Roehampton” Bridget Walton nee Doenhoff  (Whitelands, 1956) Awarded an honorary degree in 2017, Whitelands Alumna Bridget Walton graduated from Whitelands College in 1956 with a University of London Teacher’s Diploma. She currently lives in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Her varied achievements and experiences in multiple fields including education, volunteering, charity and…

Saphia Youssef | Roehampton Spotlight

Spotlight showcases the staff, students and alumni who make up our friendly, diverse and vibrant community here at Roehampton. Hear from members of our community about who they are, what they are working on, what is taking place across the University and what is important to them – all in their own words. This month…

Gloria Williamson | Roehampton Spotlight

Spotlight showcases the staff, students and alumni who make up our friendly, diverse and vibrant community here at Roehampton. Hear from members of our community about who they are, what they are working on, what is taking place across the University and what is important to them – all in their own words. This month…