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…

5 tips to maintaining a healthy diet within a budget

After a long day of lectures, it can be a challenge to cook a healthy meal or consume at least 3 nutritious meals a day. Living on campus, or at home, preparing and cooking meals for yourself can be a struggle and time-consuming. The majority of the time we want to turn to UberEats or…

Healthy & Student-friendly Recipes | Isis De Carvalho Stelmo

It is common sense that to have a healthy lifestyle we have to include fruits and vegetables in our daily diet. Since we are little kids, we hear from our family/relatives: you better eat your veggies if you want to grow stronger! Well, this is true. And not a coincidence that governmental campaigns like the…

6 tips for writing assignments | Kristina Kjoenigsen

While our world is turned upside down and our normality seems to change every day, it is difficult to sit down and work on university assignments. Motivation has fled and your brain is all over the place, trying to make sense of the new and uncertain situation you’re in. Yet, you still have deadlines coming…

Top hidden locations to escape the house while social distancing

By Ben Patterson, Digby College Now that social distancing is in full swing, everyone is spending a lot more time indoors. This means that you want to make sure any time spent outside is extra special. You may not know it, but nearby, there are some areas close to Roehampton which are absolutely stunning and…

Top tips for isolating with family

By Fiona Elisabeth Henderson 3 weeks ago I moved out of halls and back home in order to isolate with my family. I mean, the library has been shut, lectures are cancelled and most of my friends moved back too. So like lots of people, I’ve packed up my whole life to be back home…

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…

5 healthy ways to kick-start your 2020

Starting the new year in a healthy way is so important not only for your physical and mental health, but also for productivity. Here are some of the ways in which you can kick-start the new year in a healthy way. Gym Roehampton Gym Roehampton is the University’s on-campus gym and is a great way…

Wellbeing Support at Roehampton

Student Wellbeing Officers Student Wellbeing Officers  are available Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm. The Student Wellbeing Officers are friendly, supportive staff who can help you deal with any personal issues that may arise. As well as offering confidential support, they can also help you find sources of advice and support from outside the University, including…

5 tips for finishing University | Wellbeing

Prepare yourself emotionally for university finishing A note from our lead counsellor: ‘This is the end of a journey and also perhaps, your time in education. With any ending, there can be a sense of loss, as well as excitement or anxiety about what is to come. Your journey through university might have had ups…

10 tips to get you through exam season

  It’s May, which means we’re officially into this year’s exam season. It can be extremely difficult to study efficiently while maintaining a healthy mind during this time, so we’ve come up with a few tips to help you out.  Take regular breaks While studying for exams, people often try to study for long periods…