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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.
Professor of Music in the School of Education, Adam Ockelford, has been awarded over £177,000 to expand the work of his children’s music charity Soundabout to over 2,500 Children’s Centres in the UK.

A new league table published in the respected Times Higher Education magazine shows Roehampton is the best new university in London for student experience. The University has risen 28 places from last year in the annual review of students’ opinions.

Building on Roehampton’s strong research profile to become a centre of research excellence is the pledge from newly-appointed Roehampton Business School Director, Professor Sharon Mavin.

The University of Roehampton has agreed a new publishing partnership with the world's leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Routledge, Taylor & Francis, who will now publish Poem magazine.

Former Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson has been compared to a 17th century political campaigner by senior Roehampton historian Professor Ted Vallance, who identified early modern parallels in both the petition supporting the presenter and Clarkson’s own response to it.

The historic 54 acre campus at the University of Roehampton is being used by students as the basis for a pioneering project including researching the lives of high society Georgian and Victorian figures.

Roehampton criminologist Amanda Holt has played a key role in creating a new Home Office backed guide aimed at helping family workers improve their ability to deal with child-to-parent violence.

Fifty high-achieving postgraduates are being offered the chance of a fully-funded PhD scholarship at the University of Roehampton, with opportunities in all 10 of the University’s academic departments currently available.

Celebrated children’s author, Dame Jacqueline Wilson, has revealed her favourite books to mark World Book Day today and to encourage people to enjoy learning about literature.

Women eating in restaurants and cafes are subconsciously influenced in their menu preferences by the server’s appearance, according to new academic research.

The three judges for the Roehampton Poetry Centre’s annual Roehampton Prize have been announced, as the Centre’s Director issues a call to publishers to submit poetry collections for this prestigious book of the year award.

More than 150 people have already applied to study at the University’s new Law School, which is offering qualifying LLB in Law from this September, according to the latest applications figures.

Crucial analysis to aid the development of a new avatar based software to help young people deal with psychological issues will be carried out by a University of Roehampton counselling expert.

Squash star Yathreb Adel, who is studying a Business degree at the University of Roehampton swept to victory in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Individual Squash Championships, winning gold in convincing style at the weekend.

A major public art project which will see one of the most important works by the eminent 20th Century sculptor Lynn Chadwick returned to its original site in Roehampton is to be launched by the University.

Sixth formers visiting the University of Roehampton for their Offer Day on 18 February will have the chance to pick up a personalised poem during their visit, thanks to the Poetry Takeaway – an innovative project encouraging young people to get to grips with verse.

A delegation from 18 London universities, led by Roehampton and the Mayor of London, has promoted the benefits of studying in the capital to American students and opinion formers, at a high profile function in New York.

Students who took part in an innovative University programme, designed to build leadership skills and prepare them for fulfilling careers have judged it a great success.

Mōtiō, a postgraduate journal for dance practice and research, launched today [3 February] under the auspices of Roehampton’s Department of Dance.