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…

Wimbledon Bookfest | Need-to-know

What is it? Wimbledon Bookfest is a charity promoting arts, culture and education. It hosts a public literary festival annually and this year, it takes place from 3-13 October on Wimbledon Common. It hosts almost 100 events during it’s 10 day run and has grown rapidly since it was founded in 2006 by Fiona Razvi…

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,…

8 day trips from London

Living in London is great, but sometimes it’s nice to escape the city and take a day out somewhere a little quieter. It’s so easy to travel by train to different cities around the country, so here are 8 of my favourite day trips to make from London! Oxford Oxford is a city West of…

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…

10 parks to visit in London this Summer

With a heatwave scheduled to hit this week, there’s no better way to spend your free time than relaxing in one of the many parks around London. Whether you want to keep it local or head elsewhere in London, there’s something for everyone, so check out our list of 10 parks to visit in London…