Veganuary Recipes | The Hive Café

Are you taking part in Veganuary? Need a little direction? Well, look no further because here are some cheap, quick and easy ideas. Whatever your reasoning for taking part it’s a great way to get creative and experiment with some new recipes, so get stuck in! Sweet Potato Chilli Ingredients: 1 large onion 4 cloves…

5 healthy ways to kick-start your 2020

Starting the new year in a healthy way is so important not only for your physical and mental health, but also for productivity. Here are some of the ways in which you can kick-start the new year in a healthy way. Gym Roehampton Gym Roehampton is the University’s on-campus gym and is a great way…

Campus Wildlife | December 2019

It’s cold, wet and windy and already almost Christmas. After a highly dramatic Summer, this term has been very quiet.  A little disappointing too:  While the dramatic weather events in the Atlantic were sending exceptional numbers of very rare birds to our Western coasts I had no time to take off and look for them….

Dissertation Survival Guide

Writing your dissertation is a huge part of any student’s third year, but there are lots of steps you can take to make the process that little bit easier. Here are some steps to help you survive your dissertation! Have a clear goal in mind While writing your dissertation, it’s so easy to lose sight…

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…