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New research on the role of traditional dance in creating a ‘new Rwanda’, as the country recovers from the impact of the 1994 genocide, will be carried out at the University of Roehampton, thanks to a 110,803 Euro grant.

The lives of notorious mass-murderers Fred and Rosemary West have been explored by Roehampton psychologist Christiane Sanderson, in a three part documentary for Channel 5.

An exclusive group of 30 students, and two local writers, have taken part in a masterclass with multi-million selling children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson at the University of Roehampton, learning how to create an appealing children’s story.

A significant milestone has been reached in the £13 million building work for a new student hall of residence at the University of Roehampton, where a topping out event has been held with construction firm Morgan Sindall.

The quality of Roehampton’s research into gambling has been recognised by the leading professional organisation for the casino industry, which has appointed one of the University’s academics to a key panel intended to police the sector.

The University of Roehampton will offer students the chance to study law for the first time next year, with the opening of its new Law School, and sixth formers considering higher education options now are being encouraged to discover the innovative way courses will be taught.

The rapid expansion of academy schools has seen increased demand for high-calibre governors with management and professional skills. Amateur lay governors must be found a new role if schools are to remain accountable to their communities, according to researchers at London’s University of Roehampton.

Whatever subject you want to study at uni, admissions officers will tell you one thing: You have to nail that personal statement. It’s the main way universities choose who’s offered a place, so put the time in until you’re completely happy, so the statement tells your story.

Three significant new staff appointments at the University of Roehampton are expected to greatly enhance the University’s expertise with black majority churches, providing a richer education for students.

The poets who brought the First World War to life for generations of young people were remembered and their contributions debated at the Imperial War Museum in central London in the lead up to Remembrance Sunday.

A line up of expert authors including Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson will be leading public masterclasses in creative writing at the University of Roehampton during November, as part of a series of events aimed at bringing Wandsworth people into closer contact with the University.

Leading children’s author Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been confirmed as the new Chancellor of the University of Roehampton, a ceremonial role she said she was ‘honoured’ to accept.

A free festival showcasing the memories, joys, tastes and academic study of food is to be held at the University of Roehampton in mid-November, and Wandsworth residents are being invited to sign up and join in.

A career-long commitment to educating children in the Froebelian tradition has resulted in Professor Tina Bruce being presented with a lifetime achievement award by the highly respected Nursery World publication.

Sports fans at Roehampton are celebrating after elite Squash player Yathreb Adel – who is ranked in the world top 75 and has just started a business degree at the University – sensationally won through to the quarter finals of the US Open tournament.

The Hive Café at the University of Roehampton has been announced as a winner of a national 2014 Soil Association Organic Award. The Café has been selected as the winner of the eating out category after a high profile month-long public vote.

A long-standing commitment to helping dancers across the UK develop as professionals, and for promoting community-led dance, has seen University of Roehampton lecturer Sara Houston receive a National Teaching Fellowship award.

Roehampton PhD student Sarah Weldon, who is preparing to become the first person ever to row around Great Britain solo, has officially launched her boat at the huge Technopop show in Stratford, East London, with help from Olympic rower Debbie Flood.

With just over a month until Remembrance Sunday, the families of people who died in World War One are being sought to attend the two minutes’ silence at the Society of the Sacred Heart’s war memorial at the University of Roehampton.

More than 130 trainee teachers were in Wandsworth’s primary and secondary schools during the past year, helping local children learn the essential skills that will prepare them for adult life.