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A ground-breaking conference at Roehampton on the relationship between two of history's most remarkable speculative thinkers – Charles and Erasmus Darwin – is being led by academics from the University’s Department of English and Creative Writing.
Nicholas Cross, Charlotte Marigot and Sean Wai Keung, two Drama, Theatre and Performance and one Creative Writing alumni are to debut their first professional play, ‘DARK MATTER’, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival throughout August. 
An award of £15k from the Department for Education (DfE) has been granted for a study into the impact of funding on the attainment of children with additonal needs.

Celebrations and expectations for future employment are top of the agenda for 1,900 students who have graduated from the University of Roehampton this week.

Celebrations, gowns and mortarboards will be the order of the day when 1,900 students graduate from the University of Roehampton, in ceremonies at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank on Monday and Tuesday.

The ninth annual Wimbledon BookFest is back this autumn bringing the worlds of literature, the arts, popular culture, film and sport to Wimbledon Common for 10 days in October.

Wimbledon BookFest audiences this are set to be enthralled by a trio of leading writers from the University of Roehampton at this year's festival, which takes place in October, it has been confirmed this week.

A trio of leading writers from the University of Roehampton are set to enthral audiences at this year’s Wimbledon BookFest which takes place in October, the University has confirmed this week.

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.

TS Eliot prize winning poet, David Harsent, Chairman of the University’s Roehampton Poetry Centre, will premiere his new libretto, The Cure, at Aldeburgh Festival on Friday 12 June.

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.

Second year Creative Writing student, Katherine Gutierrez scooped the 2015 Hopkins Poetry Prize for her poem Luz Mala.

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 life of Saul Bellow, the ‘greatest writer of 20th century American prose’ has been examined in a new biography by University of Roehampton professor, Zachery Leader.
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.

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 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.