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Nearly 2,000 students embark on the next chapter of their lives this week after celebrating their graduation from the University of Roehampton.
Over 1,950 students from the University of Roehampton will be graduating on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 July with degrees in a range of subjects including Primary Education, History, Marketing and Drama. Graduands will receive their degrees in one of five ceremonies presided over by University Chancellor, Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson over the course of two days at London’s Royal Festival Hall.
The University of Roehampton has launched a new initiative which aims to enhance the ambitions of 175 young women through the power of education.
Professor Paul O’Prey, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Roehampton has been appointed Commander of the British Empire in the Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours list for his services to higher education and the literary history of the First World War.
The University of Roehampton’s Grove House Estate will be open to the public for self-guided tours on Sunday 19th June between 11am and 4pm as part of London Parks & Gardens Trust’s Open Gardens Squares Weekend.
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.