Poets across London are being encouraged to mark National Poetry Day on Thursday 2 October by starting work on a new poem to enter for the inaugural Ruskin Prize which has been launched by the University of Roehampton’s Poetry Centre.
Planning permission has been granted for the University of Roehampton’s new £30million landmark library and accommodation buildings, after a unanimous vote in favour by Wandsworth Council’s planning committee last night.
Three celebrated authors will take part in a Desert Island Discs style event when they share the books they would take to the proverbial uninhabited island with audiences at this year’s Wimbledon Book Festival.
Roehampton’s students have given the University a resounding show of support and graded it ‘first class’ in the National Student Survey, with overall the best ever results being recorded this year.
Outstanding poets and researchers David Harsent, Fiona Sampson and Paul O’Prey will illuminate Wimbledon’s BookFest in October, when they share favourite works including war poetry with audiences, it has just been confirmed.
A host of big name speakers are set to illuminate Wimbledon later this year at the town’s expanding annual BookFest, which the University of Roehampton is a key partner in.
New figures show Roehampton is the safest inner London university, after nationwide research highlighted low levels of crime within a three mile radius of the campus.
A new collection of some of the most poignant poetry from World War One challenges the notion that all poems by soldiers and nurses at the time were of an anti-war sentiment.
Organising reading groups for prisoners in more than 30 jails across the UK has secured a category win in a national awards ceremony for University of Roehampton academics Jenny Hartley and Sarah Turvey.
Creating an app to explain a historic London monument, launching reading groups in prisons and helping people suffering from Parkinson’s Disease to dance has secured three University of Roehampton staff a place in the finals of a national awards.
The University of Roehampton has today unveiled a new series of videos providing a glimpse into undergraduate life.