10 Instagram accounts to follow when you move to London for uni | Beyond Roehampton

Secret London View this post on Instagram Nicknamed Bookseller’s Row, Cecil Court is a hidden gem in the heart of central London. (📸 by @frankie.andrea) • This lovely alley is packed with twenty-odd secondhand bookshops and antiquarian booksellers, and the shop fronts haven’t changed for over a century. Inside the stores, you’ll find anything from…

10 myths about life at university

1. You will only make friends in Fresher’s Week The great thing about going to university is that it’s an opportunity to meet so many people who you would never usually come across. There always seems to be a lot of pressure on Freshers’ Week but this shouldn’t be the case at all. Your university…

Societies at Roehampton | Oscar Villalobos III

The Roehampton Dance Society The Roehampton Dance Society is a great way to stay active while avoiding the gym, if you ask me. As a student who also teaches here at Roehampton, I can vouch for the vast array of classes we offer. From latin fusion, jazz, lyrical, tap, to beginner kathak (a traditional Indian…

21 amazing 3D Google Map views of campus and beyond

We’re all familiar with the 2D version of Google Maps. BUT… did you know you can now hold CTRL + drag with the mouse to enter an incredible 3D version of our beautiful part of London? Now, some of you will be thinking ‘that feature has existed for years’, and you’re right. However, Google only…

6 reasons you should attend an Offer Holder Day

If you’ve already received your offer to study at Roehampton, you might be thinking ‘Job done’ and feeling content to put your feet up and chill – at least when it comes to university prep – till results day rolls around (just breathe, it’ll be fine). And, especially if you’ve already come to one of…

10 of my favourite fancy London restaurants | Beyond Roehampton

Food is almost always at the forefront of my mind, and I can’t relate to people who manage to forget to eat. With these credentials, here are some of my favourite places to eat in London. Our city is a foodie’s dream, and with something for everyone, there’s no excuse to not sample as many…

5 tips for balancing work, uni and social | Alexandra Johnstone-Pieri

It is almost that time of year again when your tutors bombard you with an overwhelming number of deadlines. Whether you are in your first year or are a continuing student, this blog post is dedicated towards helping you to manage your time even more wisely. 1. Plan essays in advance Whether that means reading…

The Roehampton Loop: How to Stay Social

With a new year at Roehampton underway, everything is getting seriously busy. Staying in the loop is a key to success, as you’ll be among the first to know about events, opportunities, updates and maybe even a bargain or two. Make sure you know the difference between the University and the Students’ Union, legitimate pages…

Everything you need to know about UoR Library – but were afraid to ask

Since the new Library opened last year, it has won awards, housed events, and had 33,388 visitors in the first three weeks of term alone – that’s 47% more than in the previous year! While it undeniably looks incredible, it’s also invaluable to our students, staff and community, with resources, facilities and opportunities that benefit…

10 Top Tips for Life in London: Roehampton Study Abroad

London is the third most-visited city in the world, but our lucky students get to live here and can call themselves ‘Londoners’, if only for a short while! Here are our top ten tips for living in the capital. 1. Do these 101 things I challenge you to get bored in London. It’s just not possible!  If…

My Journey to Roehampton | Lea Wittig

It has been exactly 23 days since I arrived in London and more than one year of preparation for beginning my studies at the University of Roehampton. I have so much to say about my country of origin, my studies for combined Creative Writing and English Literature here in London, and my experiences as a…

You can sit with us | Societies at Roehampton

A new academic year means a whole host of chances for you to enrich your university life. First-years, this is your moment to set the tone for your time with us, and final-years, this is your last window to take advantage of the unique offerings that Roehampton holds. Do you want to get involved in…