5 pieces of advice for the mature student | Sasher Robinson

Written by Sasher Robinson, BA Media, Culture and Identity with Journalism. As I sat down with a much needed glass of Moscato to watch the first episode of “And Just Like That”, my immediate reaction was “omg, look how old they look!”. I instantly scolded myself for my ageist brain farts and in no time…

50 songs to consider for Karaoke Night

Welcome back! Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year with your family and friends. Now that we are all back on campus and classes are back in full swing, the University’s social events are also back! Personally, one of my favourite weekly events is the karaoke night every Thursday in the Union…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

Top 10 Places to Visit in London | Geri Stidston

Moving to London was something that I always aspired to do, so when I got a place at the University of Roehampton, I was ecstatic! Over the course of my four years of study, I’ve made the effort to visit places in London that I’d always wanted to see. Now that I’m coming to the…

Top 5 Healthy Habits for Studying at Home | Geri Stidston

Since the first lockdown of March 2021, I have had a lot of time to reflect on and rethink my studying habits to fit the lockdown lifestyle. Achieving the ideal work-life balance has been the toughest it’s been in my four years at university, especially with social distancing and online learning to tackle. As I…

Richmond Park Route with Walk and Talk group leader Lotte

We know it might be daunting if you’re staying at University during lockdown, especially with changes to your regular university activities. So, keep your mind and body healthy, make a hot chocolate and try this beautiful 1-hour long route through Richmond Park, put together by our Walk and Talk group leader -Lotte. Take a walk,…

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…