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As part of a series of events to recognise 175th anniversary of the foundation of Whitelands, a service of thanksgiving was held at Westminster Abbey yesterday.
The University of Roehampton is key collaborator in six figure EU grant to study the sea turtles of Anguilla and help protect them from extinction.
University of Roehampton has retained its position as the highest ranked modern university in London in the results of the Complete University Guide 2017.

Proving there is much more to Tudor and Elizabethan drama than Shakespeare is the focus of an extensive study launched by a Roehampton academic.

A new study by the University of Roehampton has found that one of our primate relatives, geladas, a species of monkey in Ethiopia, communicate in a similar way to humans.
More than 500 schools across the UK have registered their interest in a substantial study into the benefits of professional school-based counselling for young people experiencing emotional problems.
Roehampton Drama graduate Matt Henry has won an Olivier Award for his lead role as Lola in the West End show Kinky Boots. The awards show will be broadcast on ITV this evening (4 April).
An evening discussing First World War poetry will be held at the Imperial War Museum later this month, featuring leading British actor Edward Fox who will read and discuss his favourite works from the time.
Work has officially started to create the University’s brand new purpose built library, which will act as a symbol of Roehampton’s commitment to providing the best possible learning resources and environment for all students.
The benefits of professional school-based counsellors in supporting young people experiencing emotional problems will be evaluated through an extensive three year £835,000 study, which will establish a dedicated counselling service in 18 English secondaries.
Prime Minister David Cameron has learnt about issues surrounding forced marriage and violence against women from Roehampton’s Professor Aisha K. Gill, during a Downing Street event.
The Society of the Sacred Heart's representative at the United Nations, Sister Cecile Meijer, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Roehampton, at an event in New York to mark the 175th anniversary of the University’s oldest college.
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) and the University of Roehampton have joined forces in a new partnership to support the organisation’s Homegrown Company. The programme connects young people with professional artists to create innovative pieces of theatre, which are then performed at Battersea Arts Centre in front of the public.
The first known virtual game created to teach business ethics to students is in advanced stages of development at the University of Roehampton – and its creator says private sector firms have already shown interest in using it to educate employees.
Former Guardian newspaper editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger, one of the leading figures in the news industry, has given Roehampton journalism students a first hand insight into how to become a reporter.
Multi-award winning poet and librettist David Harsent, who has been named as a judge for this year's Man Booker Prize, will speak about 'the raw truth of poetry' when he gives this year's Hopkins Lecture at the University of Roehampton.
A new chameleon species and frog species discovered by a Roehampton zoologist and his team in East Africa demonstrate a link between two regions previously thought to be highly distinct and different. The finding of these new species has provided an exciting new perspective on the biogeographic history of these two areas.
Roehampton’s inaugural cohort of law students heard directly from the Law Commissioner for Criminal Law for England and Wales, Professor David Ormerod QC this week about the importance of constantly reviewing legislation to ensure it is fair, modern, simple and effective.
The former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, has been made an honorary Doctor of Letters by the University of Roehampton, at its annual Winter graduation ceremony. The award is in recognition of his significant contribution to the journalism industry.
Roehampton’s role in London’s thriving arts and cultural scene has led to a new partnership with the world famous Southbank Centre and its Imagine Children’s Festival.