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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.

In preparation for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the University of Roehampton has digitised a series of prints depicting scenes from plays such as As You Like It, The Tempest and Hamlet.
Dr Andy Kesson from the Department of English and Creative Writing is to open the Chichester Festival’s Shakespeare 400: New Perspectives event to discuss his new £249,000 funding research project, Before Shakespeare.
The Roehampton Poetry Centre is pleased to announce a shortlist of six authors for the annual Roehampton Poetry Prize.
A book charting life on one of London’s most important streets in the Victorian media world has won its author a prestigious prize and the opportunity to present her findings at a high profile conference in America.
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.
Professor Clare McManus explores the history of women’s performance in Shakespearean plays in a special article for the British Library to mark the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death.
A collection of essays on the impact of the popular Grimms’ Tales in different countries published by a Roehampton academic and one of her former students has won an award from the USA-based Children’s Literature Association.
The University of Roehampton has become the exclusive Creative Partner for Barnes Children’s Literature Festival, London’s largest event dedicated to children’s writing.
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.
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.
More prisoners will benefit from the work of Prison Reading Groups as a new partnership with The Booker Prize Foundation is developed.
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.
In the lead up to Christmas, a group of school pupils attended a workshop exploring the illustrations in Charles Dickens' much-loved festive tale A Christmas Carol with a Roehampton historical illustration expert.

The judges of the 2016 Man Booker Prize for Fiction have been announced this week, and include University of Roehampton professor, David Harsent.

The oldest known image of a Chartist rally has been uncovered by University of Roehampton professor Ian Haywood, after lying untouched in a sketchbook in the US Library of Congress for well over 100 years since it was drawn by a teenager in 1839.

The University’s Chancellor, Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson, has received a lifetime achievement award in recognition of her significant contribution to children’s enjoyment of reading around the world.

Love, interracial relationships and childhood trauma are all confronted head on in the debut novel by English Literature and Philosophy graduate Michelle Diana Lowe.