10 of my favourite London street food outlets | Beyond Roehampton

Everyone often seems to be short of time in London; it comes as no surprise that street food outlets are constantly popping up all over the city. Quick and easy for when you’re on the go, the selection of cuisines available in street food form is incredible – from Greek to Japanese via French and…

8 tips to make your CV stand out

Writing a CV is one of those things which you know you need to do, but never get round to actually doing. Although it may seem like a daunting task, it’s not actually as bad as you think, so we’re going to share our best tips on how you can make your CV stand out!…

Sky Garden | Free London

A jewel in London’s crown, Sky Garden is a luxury destination that many are unaware is free. Literally a garden in the sky, 20 Fenchurch Street is home to an enlarged glass dome, containing three stories of gardens, terraces, decks – the ultimate social space. Nicknamed ‘The Walkie-Talkie’, the iconic building at 20 Fenchurch Street…

5 tips for balancing work, uni and social | Alexandra Johnstone-Pieri

It is almost that time of year again when your tutors bombard you with an overwhelming number of deadlines. Whether you are in your first year or are a continuing student, this blog post is dedicated towards helping you to manage your time even more wisely. 1. Plan essays in advance Whether that means reading…

This Roehampton Girl Can

What a week! Each year, Sport and Active Communities arrange a host of free and engaging activities to encourage and develop women in sport, alongside the national This Girl Can campaign. Alongside the usual women-only programme of events throughout the year, This Roehampton Girl Can week offers a jam-packed schedule of classes, activities and socials for the…

Tolkien at the Bodleian Library, Oxford | Beyond Roehampton

As an international student in London, I completely understand the struggle of living on a student budget and still finding ways to do the things you love. One of my favourite student-friendly adventures was going to the Bodleian Library exhibit on JRR Tolkien in Oxford at the end of October 2018. I’m a huge Tolkien…

Winter Wonderland | Free London

Christmas is coming, and in London terms, that heralds Hyde Park Corner Station becoming a nightmare. Why? Winter Wonderland is back. View this post on Instagram Missing London already💡 A post shared by ISO/BEL (@isoneville) on Dec 19, 2016 at 11:45am PST For over ten years Winter Wonderland has been a staple in the London…

Cultural Politics on Tour in Northern Ireland

Reflecting the amazing diversity of issues and applications that can be addressed through the study of anthropology, the second year study trip within the module ‘Cultural Politics on Tour’, took to the road again this autumn in Northern Ireland. During the delivery of the module in the lecture rooms at Roehampton, students are introduced to…

Campus Wildlife | November 2018

Autumn will soon give way to Winter, and the weather has certainly turned cooler. The Annual nationwide fireworks displays, given, I understand, to celebrate the eve of my joining the University on 6 November last year, are over. So what did October bring? We didn’t see many long distance migrants but there was still plenty of…

The Roehampton Loop: How to Stay Social

With a new year at Roehampton underway, everything is getting seriously busy. Staying in the loop is a key to success, as you’ll be among the first to know about events, opportunities, updates and maybe even a bargain or two. Make sure you know the difference between the University and the Students’ Union, legitimate pages…

Everything you need to know about UoR Library – but were afraid to ask

Since the new Library opened last year, it has won awards, housed events, and had 33,388 visitors in the first three weeks of term alone – that’s 47% more than in the previous year! While it undeniably looks incredible, it’s also invaluable to our students, staff and community, with resources, facilities and opportunities that benefit…

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…