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.

Film students from Roehampton have been supporting three groups of secondary school pupils to make films on the there of Through the Looking Glass, as part of this years Wimbledon BookFest young film-makers programme.
A team of film and drama students from the University of Roehampton are hoping to see their latest film broadcast at festivals up and down the country this summer, after successfully crowdfunding the project.

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.

The editor of The Independent newspaper, Amol Rajan, has told Roehampton students the best way for journalism graduates to get a job in the industry is to ‘go digital’ and start publishing news stories, on blogs and social media.
Roehampton Audiovisual Translation students have translated a simulator game for the United States Navy.
Professor of Cinema, Michael Witt has been invited by the British Film Institute (BFI) to curate a major retrospective of the work of Jean-Luc Godard at the world famous BFI Southbank next year. The season will be a complete retrospective of Godard’s approximately 160 audio-visual works.
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.

Senior Lecturer in Journalism and News Media, Dr Kate Wright, presented the findings of her recent research into journalists' use of the multimedia provided by Non-Governmental Organisations in mainstream news.

Fifty high-achieving postgraduates are being offered the chance of a fully-funded PhD scholarship at the University of Roehampton, with opportunities in all 10 of the University’s academic departments currently available.

Lovers of literature in south west London will find a bigger and better festival on their doorsteps from next year, after the University of Roehampton agreed a three year partnership with Wimbledon BookFest.

Roehampton students will question comedian and filmmaker Omid Djalili when he previews his new Iraq War documentary We Are Many at the University later this month, ahead of its premiere at the 2015 Sundance Festival.
Hit television shows such as Doctor Who, Torchwood and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine came under the spotlight when Dr Stacey Abbott from the University of Roehampton took part in a panel discussion at the British Film Institute.

Television channels have improved the quality of their subtitles, meaning more hard of hearing people than ever before can understand programmes from news bulletins to chat shows, according to new research for Ofcom by the University of Roehampton.

Reader in Film and TV, Dr Deborah Jermyn, is to feature in Lord Melvyn Bragg's new South Bank Show Originals series, in an episode dedicated to British screenwriter and novelist Lynda La Plante.
Dr Stacey Abbott, Reader in Film and TV Studies (MCL), joined Dr Lorna Jowett (Northampton University) and Dr Ewan Kirkland (University of Brighton) to talk about LGBT Science Fiction Television at the BFI Southbank on Tuesday 25 November.

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.