CareerFest 2021 | What to expect and how to get involved.

CareerFest is the Careers and Placements annual festival dedicated to employability. This year we will be running CareerFest from Monday 1 November to Friday 5 November. Prepare for your future with our dedicated Careers Webinars, Industry Insight Days, Employability webinars, Careers and Work Experience Appointments, Live Chat and more. Sessions will be available each day for…

COP 26: What is it? | Molly Scott-Cato

As the climate crisis soars to the top of people’s political concerns, we are hearing more and more about ‘the COP’ taking place in just a few days now in Glasgow. So what is the COP? What are its chances of success? And what would success look like? COP stands for ‘conference of the parties’….

6 ways to make the most of a Roehampton Open Day

1. Tour the campus During our Open Days, we offer a full tour of campus including both accommodation and facilities. We recommend taking lots of photos so that you have something to look back on and help you make a decision after attending the Open Day. 2. Ask lots of questions There is no such…

Black History Month 2021 | #ProudToBe

Here at the University of Roehampton we’ll be recognising Black History Month this October with a series of events on campus and online. The theme for Black History Month 2021 is ‘Proud To Be’.  You can find out more here. You can find the full events list on the staff and student portal. Below is…

“Dear first-year me…”

With the beginning of a new academic year rolling in next month and many new students getting ready to join us at the University of Roehampton, we asked our current students what they would say to their first-year selves. We hope that their advice might be helpful for our new students preparing for their first…

The Road to Glasgow: Tracing the Footsteps of Climate Negotiators

By Zuzanna Soltysiak and Emma Carter With wildfires raging around the world and floods taking lives in Europe and Asia, the IPCCC released its recent report with a clear message: human activity is causing climate change and we need a major and systemic change to the way we live to protect our shared climate. As…

Hey Tim, it’s David here | A letter from a former student

Roehampton student David Driver-Gomm has just finished his Creative Writing degree and found a great job using the skills he acquired on the course. David has given us permission to share the thank-you letter he wrote to Dr Tim Atkins, his course convenor, below. Hey Tim It’s David here. Now the degree’s pretty much done,…

Libraries and environmental sustainability | Sarah Pyke and Shelley Trower

By Sarah Pyke and Shelley Trower “We’re recycling books every day. We’re recycling information and we’re sharing stories” – Rachel, Storyhouse Just before the pandemic hit, in 2019 and early 2020 we travelled on trains across England – from Falmouth in the South West to Newcastle in the North East – to carry out a…

My Clearing Journey | Toni, Laoise, Koran

Toni, Koran and Laoise share with us their experience of coming to the University of Roehampton through Clearing. You can start your Clearing journey today with us by visiting our website.  Toni Pearson BA Primary Education– 2nd year I had applied for another uni in 2018 and was offered a place but failed the government’s…

4 tips to make your Clearing process easier

With Results Day just around the corner, we understand that this can be a very stressful time. However, we want to reassure you that this doesn’t have to be the case and whether everything works out as planned or not, there’s always another option. Whatever your situation, Clearing could help you start your exciting journey…