Campus Wildlife | July 2018

This time the exciting news is not about birds: those of a nervous disposition may wish to skip this section. Gilly King kindly allowed me to photograph the Cave Spiders breeding in our Ice House.  We have discovered that they are of the rarer species (officially ‘Nationally Scarce Notable B’) Meta bourneti. They’re unlikely to trouble…

Hamilton: An American Musical | Theatre Review

Hamilton: An American Musical, created by Lin Manuel Miranda, explores the rise and fall of the founding father, Alexander Hamilton through lyrical artistry. Telling the story of his life through rap and musical style devices, all aspects of Hamilton’s life are presented by an extremely talented cast. The show, originally produced in America, promised many…

London Pride | Beyond Roehampton

Pride is a celebration of the LGBT+ community for everyone – if you want to support friends, family members and colleagues who identify as LGBT+, feel free to come along. The streets of Soho will be packed with people and general merriment from around midday. Pride in London is completely free, and if you want…

My First Year as a Psychology Graduate

When I graduated from the University of Roehampton in summer 2017, I decided that I was going to take a year out for myself to get the experience I needed to be a psychologist. One of the main areas for me to develop was my clinical experience, so since July 2017 I have been immersing…

A guide to travelling by bus from the University of Roehampton

Travelling by bus is an inexpensive way to explore the city; you can ride the bus in London as many times as you like in a single day for £4.50 if using Pay As You Go with an Oyster Card or contactless bank card. Here’s our guide to buses to-and-from the University. Firstly, we strongly…

Chuchu Nwagu | In Conversation

‘We are people too’, laughs Chuchu Nwagu, admitting that students expect the ‘sabb’ team to respond immediately to messages and emails – even in the early hours. Acknowledging a widespread lack of understanding among students and professionals about the true nature of a sabbatical role, the next Roehampton Students’ Union President wants improved awareness of…

6 reasons to attend our July Open Day

An Open Day is the perfect opportunity to find out about your future University. Our July Open Day is fast approaching and we have 6 amazing reasons for you to visit. Meet your academics So you know the course you’re interested in, now is the chance to meet the academic staff that will be teaching…

Kinky Boots | Theatre Review

Tony and Olivier award-winning musical Kinky Boots, based on a true story, continues to pull in massive audiences night after night. I went along as part of the Drama, Theatre and Performance cohort, to watch the Adelphi Theatre’s flamboyant, sequinned and outrageous offering, with my expectations high. I had no idea what a treat lay…

Graduation: what you need to know

Congratulations: you’ve done it! After all your hard work, you have handed in your last assignment and made it to the end of your degree. So, graduation. Your graduation is a day to remember, when you can celebrate your achievement with family, friends, tutors and distinguished guests. As big and important as this day is,…

5 ways to make the most of the Summer Break

It is finally the time we have all been waiting for, THE SUMMER HOLIDAYS! Whether you are a continuing student or joining the University of Roehampton in September this post includes tips and ideas on how to make the most of the three-month break. 1. Get yourself a summer job This sounds boring and your…