Top hidden locations to escape the house while social distancing

By Ben Patterson, Digby College Now that social distancing is in full swing, everyone is spending a lot more time indoors. This means that you want to make sure any time spent outside is extra special. You may not know it, but nearby, there are some areas close to Roehampton which are absolutely stunning and…

Top tips for isolating with family

By Fiona Elisabeth Henderson 3 weeks ago I moved out of halls and back home in order to isolate with my family. I mean, the library has been shut, lectures are cancelled and most of my friends moved back too. So like lots of people, I’ve packed up my whole life to be back home…

Men’s Hockey | Ben Mcinnes

What is your name and course of study? Ben Mcinnes, a 3rd year Business Management student. Which sports team are you part of? Captain of Roehampton Men’s hockey.  What is your favourite memory so far at uni? It would have to be beating UCL to clinch the title, with two games to spare this year!…

9 reasons to attend the Accommodation Fair

The Accommodation Fair will be taking place from Monday 17 to Thursday 20 February 2020. In case you don’t know what the Accommodation Fair is all about, we’ve come up with 10 reasons why you should attend! Decide where to live The first and arguably biggest reason to attend our Accommodation Fair is to help…

What’s in our local area? | Beyond Roehampton

Shopping View this post on Instagram Happy Friday! See our Insta story for three of the best (or should we say, two of the tastiest) reasons to visit this weekend ☀️#westfieldlondon #weekendplans A post shared by Westfield London (@westfieldlondon) on May 18, 2018 at 8:18am PDT When you need a little retail therapy, Roehampton is…

Growing Ancient Grains in the City | Growhampton

The grow-your-own movement is so much more than carrots and kale. In the leafy suburbs of south-west London students on a university campus have been busy cultivating ancient grains. In the act of re-imagining the city, youth volunteers for Growhampton, a student-led food-growing initiative for Roehampton Students’ Union (SU), show that peri-urban spaces are well-suited…

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…

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…

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…

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…