A Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship has been awarded to Dr Mark Jary by the Leverhulme Trust to work on a book investigating a revolutionary emerging theory on how language works.

Kathleen Cyr, MA Specialised Translation student, has received a special commendation from the Institute of Translation and Interpreting for her MA dissertation on the translation of Japanese TV shows.

For the second year running, students from the University of Roehampton used their skills to support the Barnes Children's Literature Festival, for whom the University is the official Creative Partner.

Three leading women in the British photography industry have given Roehampton students insight into forging creative careers in a two part series of guest speaker seminars.

The question of how to generate public interest in human rights was central in film director Rex Bloomstein's recent lecture, Human Rights: Does anyone care? given at the University of Roehampton earlier this month.

Professor Michael Chanan’s latest documentary film premieres at Lisbon’s international documentary festival, Doclisboa on 29 October 2016.

Dr Sabela Melchor-Couto from the Department of Media, Culture and Language, and a European team, have been awarded €450,000 by the European Commission (EC) to support and expand the use of technology in language teaching across Europe.
As the spookiest day of the year, Halloween, approaches and the UK awaits the release of season seven of the smash hit show, The Walking Dead, Dr Stacey Abbott from the Department of Media, Culture and Language has published a new book on the undead.
A new film about blindness that aims to improve the cinematic experience of blind and deaf audiences has been made accessible by a Roehampton academic and two research students.
Final year magazine production students completed their journalism degree this week by pitching the magazines they created to a panel of five top industry judges.
University of Roehampton has retained its position as the highest ranked modern university in London in the results of the Complete University Guide 2017.
Former Guardian newspaper editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger, one of the leading figures in the news industry, has given Roehampton journalism students a first hand insight into how to become a reporter.
Former International Editorial Manager at FHM, James Lawrence shared tips on writing for men with third year journalism students in a special guest lecture.
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.
Professor of Cinema, Michael Witt, has launched a three-month retrospective of the films and videos of iconic filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard at the high profile British Film Institute on London’s South Bank.
Professor Anna Gough-Yates has  become the new Head of the Department of Media, Culture and Languages, taking the leadership of the department today, 21 December.

Being a travel journalist is about much more than free holidays and sunny beaches, according to Andy Pietrasik, from The Guardian newspaper, who has just given a presentation to Roehampton journalism degree students.

The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 has again ranked the University of Roehampton as the best modern university in London, after its annual league table was published yesterday.

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.