What to pack for University | Freshers 2020

Planning to live on campus? It’s now time to look forward to university and prepare for the move in September. It’s surprisingly easy to forget the essentials, so we’ve come up with a list of things to pack for university in 2020. Clothes, shoes and hangers Deciding on which clothes to bring is possibly the…

Living at home for university? Here are some tips | Sophie Pavlou

University. When you think about it, what comes to mind? Living away from home, gaining a wealth of independence and having the time of your life as that independent young adult? While that is the traditional notion, living away for university is not for everybody, even when you think it might be (I lived away…

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…

5 tips to maintaining a healthy diet within a budget

After a long day of lectures, it can be a challenge to cook a healthy meal or consume at least 3 nutritious meals a day. Living on campus, or at home, preparing and cooking meals for yourself can be a struggle and time-consuming. The majority of the time we want to turn to UberEats or…

Healthy & Student-friendly Recipes | Isis De Carvalho Stelmo

It is common sense that to have a healthy lifestyle we have to include fruits and vegetables in our daily diet. Since we are little kids, we hear from our family/relatives: you better eat your veggies if you want to grow stronger! Well, this is true. And not a coincidence that governmental campaigns like the…

Tips on preparing for your degree in September | School of Humanities

Take care of your mental health and wellbeing Many of us have struggled physically and emotionally in recent months. While there is a seemingly endless list of things you could be doing, don’t feel like you need to be productive. The suggestions here are all optional and intended to be pressure-free ways of spending your…

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…