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Mark National Poetry Day by entering Ruskin Prize competition

Poets across London are being encouraged to mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October by starting work on a new poem to enter for the inaugural Ruskin Prize which has been launched by the University of Roehampton’s Poetry Centre.

National Lottery grant will encourage healthier sporting lifestyles

Students at Roehampton will have more chances to play sport thanks after staff at the University were successful in winning £152,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s University Sport Activation Fund.

Roehampton is top new University in London, says Sunday Times

The University of Roehampton is the top new university in London according to the Sunday Times, which published its Good University Guide at the weekend.

PhD student Sarah preparing for round Britain solo row attempt

Roehampton PhD student Sarah Weldon is preparing to become the first person ever to row around Great Britain solo, and she will use her own body as a research tool during her arduous 14 week challenge.

Union’s new iPhone app a great tool for freshers

A new mobile phone app launched this week is giving Roehampton students the chance to learn about their Students’ Union, the University and London with just a quick shake – and it could pave the way for similar apps across the country.

Lecturer's ethics game set to improve trust in business

An online game designed to teach ethics to students could soon be adapted to train bankers, insurers, journalists, local government staff and other professionals after its creator received a huge amount of interest since claiming an international award.

Treatment proves there’s no stopping dance student Abigail

A minor miracle has meant a Roehampton dance student suffering from scoliosis can continue her studies, leading towards her dream of performing professionally and owning a dance company after she graduates.

New £30m library and student accommodation gets council support

Planning permission has been granted for the University of Roehampton’s new £40million landmark library and accommodation buildings, after a unanimous vote in favour by Wandsworth Council’s planning committee last night.

Sadler’s Wells stage role joy for dance student Kurt

Third year Roehampton student Kurt Nagy will be performing in a new version of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies when he joins the ensemble of Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures touring theatre company at London’s famous Sadler’s Wells Theatre.

'Hugely popular' lessons earn lecturer place in national awards finals

University of Roehampton social anthropologist Dr Michal Garapich is one of five finalists in the Times Higher Education magazine’s awards, in the most innovative teacher of the year category.

 

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