The University of Roehampton has a proud history rooted in teaching. Its reputation is endorsed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), The National Student Survey (NSS) and by other external reviewers of learning and teaching, such as External Examiners. In the 2012 NSS, the University was ranked highest within our peer group by students in Teaching. Six of our lecturers have been awarded the prestigious National Teaching Fellowship Awards by the Higher Education Academy UK for excellence in teaching and student support.
The University has a specialist Unit to enhance teaching and a Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy. This ensures that all of our lecturers and supporting staff keep up to date with the kinds of approaches to teaching and assessment which lead to positive learning experiences for our students. The LTEU provides a variety of professional development including routes accredited by the Higher Education Academy (HEA), and the Staff & Educational Development Association (SEDA).
At the University you will find that undergraduate teaching consists of a variety of lectures, seminars, practical classes and placements as well as more personalised teaching arranged through research centres, colleges, Academic Learning Advisors and Personal Tutors. For postgraduate students, there are taught courses, individual supervision sessions, research training and skills development. All students are encouraged to interact with scholars of all levels, including those who are world leaders in their field.
"Great atmosphere at the University and teachers have a real passion for what they do and are always willing to help when they can."
"My lecturers are great, I really feel I have learnt so much from each of them. Also the modules available are so diverse that I always feel I am learning something new and broadening my understanding."