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…

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…

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…

10 things to get involved with on campus this year

Sports and Societies There are many sports teams for you to get involved with at the University including Football, Hockey, Basketball, Netball and so much more. We also have a gym right here on campus to help you keep fit. However, if sport isn’t your thing, there are also many societies which you can join,…

10 hacks for public transport in London

London is an incredible city for transport with it’s endless bus routes, intricate tube system and cycle lanes on almost every road, but it’s worth knowing some of the best hacks to save you time, money and stress when travelling through London. I’ve put together a list of 10 hacks for public transport in London,…

8 day trips from London

Living in London is great, but sometimes it’s nice to escape the city and take a day out somewhere a little quieter. It’s so easy to travel by train to different cities around the country, so here are 8 of my favourite day trips to make from London! Oxford Oxford is a city West of…

10 parks to visit in London this Summer

With a heatwave scheduled to hit this week, there’s no better way to spend your free time than relaxing in one of the many parks around London. Whether you want to keep it local or head elsewhere in London, there’s something for everyone, so check out our list of 10 parks to visit in London…

What to pack for University | Freshers 2019

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. Clothes, shoes and hangers Deciding on which clothes to bring is possibly the most difficult part about…

How to make the most of our Open Day

Campus Tours 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. Ask Questions There is no such thing as too many questions….

How to prepare for 19/20 | Freshers

Course offers are out and the countdown has started for students across the country who will be joining us at the University of Roehampton in September. Preparation is key to success in any new situation and the jump to university is no different, which is why we have compiled a list of actions that will…

10 accessories every student needs

Here are a list of essential accessories for every student. Let us know if you think we’ve missed anything by tweeting us @roehamptonuni. Contactless card An absolutely must-have! Contactless cards can be used in place of Oyster cards for London public transport, and are a quick way to pay for services, food and laundry around…