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Greater support should be provided to students worried about their living costs whilst at University, according to an independent panel of experts including Professor Paul O’Prey, Roehampton’s Vice-Chancellor.

The Guardian University Guide 2016 has ranked Roehampton as the best modern university in London, the third major independent guide to do so in the last year.

TS Eliot Award winner and Roehampton lecturer Professor David Harsent premiered a new poem this week, commissioned by the Friends of Richmond Park, at an event introduced by Roehampton Honorary Graduate Sir David Attenborough.

The latest opera created by acclaimed composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle with a libretto by Roehampton professor, David Harsent, will open as part of a double bill at the world-famous Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden on Thursday, for a six-performance run.

Finding sensitive ways to teach students about family violence and infanticide in the ancient world has resulted in Dr Susan Deacy, principal lecturer in Classics, being named as the University of Roehampton’s 10th National Teaching Fellow.

Roehampton Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul O’Prey has given significant support to international students who want to study in London, in a key speech in the city calling on government to review its stance on immigration.

Two substantial works of poetry have shared the first ever £5,000 Roehampton Poetry Prize awarded by the University of Roehampton, after their authors were jointly selected by judges as the best books of the year.

The Roehampton Poetry Centre is pleased to announce a shortlist of seven authors for the inaugural Roehampton Poetry Prize.

Twenty-four Roehampton students who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the quality of life for other people at the University or who live locally, have been recognised at an awards ceremony.

The first ever English language translation of a series of 2,000 year old letters, once believed to have been written by Marcus Brutus, an ancient Roman politician and military leader who played a key role in the assassination of Julius Caesar, will be carried out by a Roehampton classicist.

Multi-Olivier award winning actress and director Fiona Shaw will speak about her life on stage, screen and in the director’s chair, when she gives a high profile public lecture at the University of Roehampton tomorrow.

The editor of The Independent newspaper, Amol Rajan, has told Roehampton students the best way for journalism graduates to get a job in the industry is to ‘go digital’ and start publishing news stories, on blogs and social media.

Independent newspaper editor, Amol Rajan, explained to Roehampton’s Social Sciences students about the great value of becoming confident, independent thinkers and decision makers when he spoke at their annual conference today.

A £20,000 crowdfunding bid has been launched to expand and secure the future of the popular Hive Café at the University of Roehampton, which is part of the students’ union’s successful Growhampton project.

The editor of The Independent newspaper, Amol Rajan, will be the headline speaker at this year’s Department of Social Sciences student conference which for 2015 takes the theme of ‘independent thinkers’.

This year’s annual University of Roehampton Ruskin Lecture at Whitelands College will be given by author Sara Atwood, a specialist in the renowned Victorian critic and philanthropist John Ruskin’s educational work.
The University of Roehampton has been ranked as the top modern university in London by the Complete University Guide, which published its annual league table today.

A key detail of the life story of Isaac Newton may have been uncovered by a researcher from the Centre for Hearth Tax Research (CHTR) at the University of Roehampton.

Final year students from any university due to complete their bachelor’s degree this summer are being encouraged to apply for a postgraduate taught course at Roehampton, which has created 29 master’s scholarships.

The quality of Roehampton’s trainee teachers has been described as ‘first class’ by the former Director of Education at Wandsworth Council, one of the most senior figures in London local government.