Nursing | How to make every clinical placement a success

For Year 1 student nurses, the clinical practice placement must be the most discussed topic. People are feeling excited and anxious in equal measure. Whether you have been in a practice environment before or not, you will never really know what to expect – make no mistakes there! Although no placement is equal to another,…

Jonas Kontautas | Alumni Stories

Jonas Kontautas studied Journalism and News Media with Photography at Roehampton and graduated in 2014. Since then, he has worked in a variety of roles across the university, and is now Head of Creative at Resolve and the British Esports Association. He recently caught up with us about his time at Roehampton as part of…

Pallavi Mallick | Alumni Stories

Pallavi Mallick studied at Roehampton for an MA in Special and Inclusive Education and graduated in 2012. Since then, Pallavi has worked internationally as a SENCo and Head of Inclusion in Dubai. She recently caught up with us about her time at Roehampton, and offered some priceless advice to current students, as part of our…

Joanna Briggs | Alumni Stories

Joanna Briggs graduated from Roehampton in 2017, and was then elected to the role of Vice-President of Education in the Roehampton Students’ Union. Since then, Joanna has gone on to work in the finance industry, alongside founding her own Social Enterprise: What Matters CIC. She recently caught up with us about her time at Roehampton,…

Jennifer Hurley | Alumni Stories

Jennifer Hurley graduated from Roehampton in 2005, and returned to do a masters in Biodiversity and Conservation which she graduated from in 2009. Since then, Jennifer has gone on to work for London Zoo and the Institute of Zoology, before joining the civil service working on policy for biodiversity, air quality, climate change and currently…

Alice Jenkinson | Alumni Stories

Alice studied her undergraduate degree in English Language and Linguistics and her Masters in Psychology and Attachment Studies with us. Since graduating in 2021, she has gone on to start her own small business selling jewellery and is now working within digital marketing for a women’s only gym. We spoke to her recently to talk…

Jeevan Singh Matharu | Alumni Stories

Jeevan graduated with us in 2019. Since then, he has studied a masters degree in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, worked on the COVID-19 front line administering vaccinations and is now a User Experience Intern at a global digital agency. We spoke with him to reflect on his time at Roehampton, as part of our Alumni Stories…

Writing Your Dissertation: How To Stay Motivated | Dr. Sue Reeves

By Dr. Sue Reeves, Principal Lecturer in our School of Life and Health Sciences It’s that time of year again, so here are a few tips that I thought might be useful for students who are currently completing their dissertations. 1. Ask yourself, when did you last see your dissertation supervisor? The first and probably…

Megan Griffiths | Alumni Stories

Megan Griffiths graduated with a first class honours degree in Primary Education from Roehampton in 2017, with the teaching of English as her curriculum specialism. We caught up with her to reflect on her time at Roehampton and see how she is doing now: “I decided on becoming a teacher in my first year of…

Anant Naik | Alumni Stories

Anant Naik graduated from Roehampton in 2009 and then went on to work for the Roehampton Students’ Union for two years as a sabbatical officer. Since then, he has gone on to work in a number of roles within the charity and not-for-profit sector, including his current role as Head of Marketing and Communications at…

50 songs to consider for Karaoke Night

Welcome back! Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year with your family and friends. Now that we are all back on campus and classes are back in full swing, the University’s social events are also back! Personally, one of my favourite weekly events is the karaoke night every Thursday in the Union…

Tom Rowson | Spotlight On

We caught up with Tom Rowson, our Chief Operating Officer, to talk about his role at the university, how he has found his time at Roehampton so far and what he gets up to in his spare time! Watch here: Find out more about our student services on the Student Portal.