Working with The Brilliant Club | Ella Muir

Ella Muir is a techne-funded doctoral candidate at the University of Roehampton, researching the clothing created for, worn by, and observed on the Queens of England and France during the reign of François Ier. Here, she writes about her experience of doing a teaching placement with the Brilliant Club… I began my work with The Brilliant Club…

Hollie Abbott | Alumni Stories

Hollie Abbott graduated from Roehampton in 2013. Since then, she has gone on to work a number of roles in TV Production and recently became Director of Development for Boom Cymru.  She caught up with us about her time at Roehampton and offered some valuable advice for current students, as part of our Alumni Stories…

A day in my life at Roehampton | Samantha Paz

Hey, it’s Samantha! I’m in my third and last year of university at Roehampton and in this post I’ll share with you the day in the life of a Journalism student living on-campus. 8:00-9:00 I usually set an alarm but sometimes I will wake up earlier than that to check out my notifications on my…

Critical Optimism and COP26 | Dr Martin Poulsom

Dr Martin Poulsom, Senior Lecturer in Theology A form of this post was originally posted on LSE’s Religion and Global Society Blog. Was COP26 a success or a failure? To some extent at least, our answer will be connected to our general tendency to be optimistic or pessimistic about the state of things, our gut…

A Reflection on the Knowledge Exchange Centre launch | Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson is a Roehampton history PhD student. His research focuses on the intersection of printed propaganda and political thought at the time of Parliament in the 1570s and early 1580s. In this blog, he reflects on the launch of The School of Humanities and Social Sciences Research and Knowledge Exchange Centres launch event, in…

Iso Neville | Alumni Stories

Iso Neville graduated from Roehampton in 2019. Since then, she has gone on to work in communications for both The Church of England and within the art industry.  She recently visited us on campus to talk about her time at Roehampton and her career goals, as part of our Alumni Stories series.

5 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Drink Spiking | Samantha Paz

There have been many alarming reports of drink spiking since clubs and pubs reopened across the UK. According to National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) statistics, 250 reports of drink spiking were reported in England and Wales,  between September and November. The subject has been covered in both national media and widely across social media, with…

January 2022 Graduation | What do you need to know?

Our winter graduation is fast approaching with ceremonies due to be held on 20th January 2022 at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre in Central London and we in the Graduation Team hope that you will join us there! Where is the Royal Festival Hall? Graduation is an exciting event in most students lives and…

Jagoda Sekular | Alumni Stories

Jagoda Sekular studied at Roehampton between 2010 and 2013 and has since gone on to work for the United Nations and for Finland’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs, as well as partaking in further study at both Oxford University and Harvard University. She recently answered some questions as part of our Alumni Stories series. What did…

Was COP26 a failure? | Molly Scott-Cato

Written by Professor Molly Scott-Cato The purpose of COP26 was to ‘Keep 1.5 Alive’, to ensure that our climate does not heat up by more than 1.5 degrees. This is the target against which the diplomatic agreement, signed by nearly 200 countries after two weeks of tortuous negotiation, should be judged. And by that measure…

“I started a charity while I was a Roehampton student” | Daniel Morgan-Blake

Daniel Morgan-Blake recently graduated in BA Primary Education, completing his course over a number of years since 2012. During this period he also established a charity, The HummingBirds, with the aim of improving young people’s lives in deprived communities in the Caribbean by building sports facilities. You can watch a video of a current project…