A brief history of April Fool’s Day at Roehampton

Now we realise that these days you have to get up pretty early to fool the internet; and this is also no time to be spreading fake news on our social media channels. However, we do recognise that in these unprecedented times of physical-distancing, being able to laugh (or cringe) together is important. So, on…

7 Tips for Studying at Home

Studying from home can prove hard sometimes as it’s much easier to get distracted. However, you can definitely make your studying from home routine much easier by following these 7 simple tips! Create a Timetable Creating a timetable is a great way to keep on track and not get distracted during your study hours. Divide…

Laura Riaz | Our Graduates

What did you study and what do you do now? I’m Laura, I graduated with a degree in Journalism and Creative Writing in 2015. I run my own business as a Copywriter and Social Media Manager, I teach English online to Chinese kids and I also tutor GCSE Media at an education centre. Having just…

Roehampton Esports takes on COVID-19

Roehampton Esports has joined the Folding@Home project to help with the research on Covid-19. All of 20 gaming PCs at Roehampton Esports Arena are being used to help researchers at Stanford University to better understand how coronavirus works. Folding@Home is a distributed computing project for disease research that simulates protein folding, computational drug design, and…

Keeping Active at Home

Worried about how you’re going to get those endorphins flowing in self isolation? Don’t! Keeping safe at home doesn’t mean you can’t get in your daily exercise. In fact, it’s probably more convenient to do a workout when you’re watching your favourite Netflix show, or have 10 minutes free whilst waiting for your pasta to…

7 Online Resources at Roehampton

Studiosity Studiosity is an online study guidance service that will review the structure, grammar, language and standard referencing practices of your work. The service allows you to upload your work at any time of day or night, and receive feedback within 24 hours.  You can access Studiosity via the Moodle landing page or on the…

My first time in front of a classroom…

“It felt like a thousand pairs of eyes were on pinned on me.” What’s it like to stand in front of a class for the first time? Charlie Kay Year 1 BA Primary Education The first time I stood in front of the class it felt as if a thousand pairs of eyes were pinned…

Start of Something New | Welcome to Canada

Nawal F Adde’s Semester Abroad King’s University College at Western University, Canada (2020) As I first entered Canada, I was shocked instantly at what I felt when I left the airport – the cold weather. I had to put my jacket on just to compensate for the cold air and gushing rain. It made me…

University Mental Health Day

Thursday 5 March 2020 is University Mental Health Day. This is a day to bring together the University community to make mental health a University-wide priority. There are a number of events on throughout the day designed to promote positive wellbeing which you can find information on below, as well as information on the other…

Women in Tech | Carly Holness

Interview with Carly Holness, a PGCE computing alumna on a mission. What do you do currently? I completed my PGCE in Secondary Computing at Roehampton last summer on the School Direct route, and I now teach in a secondary school in the London Borough of Lambeth. What attracted you to computing? I took my degree…

9 reasons to attend the Accommodation Fair

The Accommodation Fair will be taking place from Monday 17 to Thursday 20 February 2020. In case you don’t know what the Accommodation Fair is all about, we’ve come up with 10 reasons why you should attend! Decide where to live The first and arguably biggest reason to attend our Accommodation Fair is to help…

Choreomundusly Yours | My Story of #ProudtobeRoey

My choreo family, aka Cohort 6, and I are the recent graduates of the University of Roehampton and Choreomundus MA program. Soon the university will welcome the next cohort of lucky and talented students to the programme. Writing this post is my humble way to welcome them, reunite with my group mates and teachers through…