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The University of Roehampton's new £35 million Library opened on Monday 4th September.

In a report published by Dr Marie-Pierre Moreau, a Reader in Education at the University of Roehampton, it has been revealed that university academic staff with caregiving responsibilities face a range of difficulties including time issues, emotional issues, ill-health and a feeling of not belonging.

The University of Roehampton's Alumni, Development and Careers Team is the Abintegro Student Engagement Winner for Developing Employability 2017. The award is based on the Abintegro Employability Index report which analyses 1.1 million employability activities from 112,000 students across 72 qualifying institutions in the UK.

The Roehampton Poetry Centre announces the launch of The Robert Graves Prize, a new poetry competition in partnership with Wimbledon BookFest.

Over 1,600 students look forward to their promising futures after celebrating their graduation from the University of Roehampton this week.

Over 1,600 students from the University of Roehampton will be graduating on Thursday 20th and Friday 21st July with degrees in a range of subjects including Accounting, Criminology, Creative Writing, Sport Coaching and Zoology. Graduands will receive their degrees in one of five ceremonies, presided by University Chancellor Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson at London's Royal Festival Hall.

Students from the University of Roehampton took part in Junior University, a nationwide programme to raise the aspirations of school children.

On Monday 15th May, 2,140 alumni who have made significant contributions to education were awarded honorary degrees from the University of Roehampton at London Southbank's Royal Festival Hall.

The University of Roehampton has retained its position as the highest ranked modern university in London for the third consecutive year in the results of the Complete University Guide 2018.

On Saturday 22nd April, over a hundred 14 and 15 year old girls from across the capital learnt first-hand the excitement of studying science, as part of the University of Roehampton's Class of 2020 initiative.

On Monday 15th May, over 2000 alumni who have made significant contributions to education will be awarded honorary degrees from the University of Roehampton at London Southbank's Royal Festival Hall.

The University of Roehampton is delighted to announce Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been re-appointed as Chancellor for another three years.

The University of Roehampton's Wellbeing team has established an initiative to safeguard its students against sexual assault after securing £50,000 through Higher Education Funding Council for England's (HEFCE) Catalyst Fund.

The University of Roehampton is leading a new project to address the barriers to student success and close the attainment gap for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students, after securing over £250,000 through Higher Education Funding Council for England's (HEFCE) Catalyst Fund.

On 28th February Professor Paul O'Prey CBE represented the university sector at a meeting with Peers in the House of Lords to discuss concerns about the new Higher Education and Research Bill currently going through Parliament.

The University of Roehampton has renewed its partnership with Santander Universities UK until 2020 which will see the bank donate a further £225,000 for career development initiatives, scholarships and study abroad bursaries.

Dr James Davies from Roehampton's Department of Life Sciences addressed The Guild of Health Writers and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at The Anxiety Epidemic event in February, calling for a change in the way psychological distress is understood and managed in the NHS.

Professor Paul O'Prey CBE, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Roehampton and Chair of the Universities UK (UUK) Longer Term Strategy Group, discusses why his university experience was important to him, saying "For me, it was about being the best I could".

London Southbank's Royal Festival Hall played host to Roehampton's Winter Graduation on Monday 23rd January, where 350 graduands celebrated the completion of their studies. Sharath Jeevan, founder and Chief Executive Office of STiR Education, was in attendance as he became an Honorary Doctor of the University.

According to research by Dr James Davies and Dr Todd Rae from Roehampton's Department of Life Sciences, over a quarter of a million people in the UK have been using Benzodiazepines, which treat a range of conditions including anxiety, insomnia and panic disorders, for at least twelve times longer than the recommended period of two to four weeks.