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…

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…