If Humanity Counted | Molly Scott-Cato

When you look at the plunging growth charts that have been turning economists white over the past year, it is important to remember that these charts measure growth according to GDP (gross domestic product). And that it is only one way of looking what an economy does and – as a Green economist – I’m…

Roehampton’s 2021 Summer Term Programme

The 2021 Summer Term Programme launches on Monday 12 April to help you with your assessments, boost your career skills, find graduate opportunities, meet employers, and much more! The Summer Term Programme is here to inspire you and give you a head start in today’s competitive graduate job market through a blend of short courses, webinars, workshops…

Graduating as a Counselling Psychologist | Starie Naomi Uwins

Starie Naomi Uwins, a final year PsychD Counselling Psychology student, about to graduate and start her career as a Counselling Psychologist, spoke with us about her experience at Roehampton and her future aspirations. Why did you choose to become a Counselling Psychologist? My dream job since I was young has always centred around working in…

My Journey from Student to Novelist | Nikki Dudley

Nikki Dudley, a Roehampton Creative Writing alumna, talks about how her Roehampton journey led to her becoming a novelist. When I applied for a Creative Writing and English Literature degree at Roehampton, I had no idea it would be so impactful for me. When I first arrived, I was absolutely petrified about sharing my work…

Talking Taboo Topics | Periods in Physical Activity | IWD2021

By Lauren Ramsay, Sport and Active Communities The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘choose to challenge’. Challenging societal issues is the key to making a change. Period’s are a natural part of life that society still indicates should be kept private. Women will know that periods make the thought of exercising so…

Mental and physical wellness during lockdown | Samuel Egbe

By Samuel Egbe, third year psychology undergraduate at the University of Roehampton. Our year has been altered a lot due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In these unique times, we’ve seen many changes to our studying and learning delivery that has made the year quite a challenge for most of us, whether we live on campus…

International Women’s Day at Roehampton

International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on the 8 March. This year, we are hosting a week of events for staff and students to interact with. This will include the RSU Women’s Conference, exercise classes and panels. We will also be sharing content across the University and Roehampton Students’ Union social media platforms. Please explore…

Meet Our Counselling Team

The Counselling Team provide confidential, solution-focussed therapy for students who are struggling with a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties. Our counsellors bring a wealth of experience to the team, using different modalities including psychodynamic, transactional analysis, integrative and cognitive-behavioural therapy. We assess each student’s needs carefully and try to match everyone with the…

Em Cookson-Williams | Roehampton Spotlight

February is LGBT+ History Month, and so we caught up with Em Cookson-Williams, Student Wellbeing Officer and LGBT+ Staff Network Co-Lead, to find out what events are taking place across the University in celebration of the month.  Em also discusses what their role as a Student Wellbeing Officer and Co-Lead of the UR Pride LGBT+…

LGBT+ History Month | University of Roehampton

February is LGBT+ History Month and the University is celebrating the history of the LGBT+ community with a series of events. This year we will be celebrating LGBT+ History Month online, with virtual quizzes, talks, reading circles and a week that focuses on how we continue to move these conversations forward. We hope you enjoy…

IBM’s Call for Code, not your average hackathon…

By Shree Iyengar, a third year Business and Economics Undergraduate at the University of Roehampton This summer I embarked on an exciting challenge to attempt IBM’s Call for Code hackathon. It was a stretch from my comfort zone as I had to be creative with designing ideas and applying my business knowledge to a very…

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,…