7 steps to a low carbon Christmas

The festive period is a time to recharge the batteries, catch up with friends and family, and reflect on the year passed. This Christmas, Growhampton are offering a few simple eco-lutions to address common environmental issues such as metres of leftover wrapping paper, piles of food waste and the unnecessary deforestation to woodland. Times are…

Sun, sea and short-finned pilot whales in Tenerife

Last summer, two third-year BSc Zoology students went to Tenerife to collect data on pilot whales for their final year research projects. Working with a citizen science company called Biosean and with funding from Roehampton, Jenny and Kayla worked on data collection, studying pilot whales and other marine wildlife. We asked them to write a…

Humphrey | Alumni Focus

Roehampton graduate Humphrey Aghoghovbia Jr won the UR LaunchPad competition in 2018 for his business Unique Skills Coaching (USC), which he launched directly after leaving university in 2015. The Launchpad competition gives Roehampton students, past and present, the opportunity to showcase their business ideas in hope of winning the £3,000 first place prize or the…

10 things to do in London this Christmas | Monica Giuliani

The most magical time of the year: Christmas! The lights are going up, the nights are getting chillier, and the smell of cinnamon, chestnuts and all things Christmassy is gracing the crisp December air. Whether this is your first festive season in London, or you are just looking for new things to do, here are…

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…

Wellbeing 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…