The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dame Jacqueline Wilson as its new Chancellor. She will succeed current Chancellor, John Simpson in August 2014.
The annual University of Roehampton Teachers Recruitment Fair will be held on Tuesday 18 February 2014.

The annual Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT) Survey1 reveals that new teachers graduating from Roehampton are some of the very best trained in the country.

Professor Adam Ockleford, Professor of Music, launches the Sounds of Intent -  a ground-breaking framework setting out how musicality develops in children with learning difficulties.

Today [25 November] marks the beginning of #Roeactivism, a campaign led by the Department of Social Sciences and the Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research, to raise awareness of human rights issues that Roehampton students are passionate about.

Computing in the National Curriculum - a guide for primary teachers, written by Miles Berry, has just been published.

Congratulations to Jonathan Cornish (2nd year, BA in Primary Education) who finished in 5th place in his first ever half-marathon. Jonathan achieved this feat in the Basingstoke half-marathon against 1400 other runners.

This term saw the return of the college scarves to Roehampton.
Bursaries and scholarships are available for trainees on eligible fee-based postgraduate courses in England in the 2014-15 academic year and are designed to incentivise high quality applicants into teacher training and subjects with skills shortages.
Professor Michael Day gives advice to the new Shadow Education Secretary in an article published on PoliticsHome. 

Thanks to a generous donation from the family of Southlands alumna, Barbara Baxter (nee Reynolds) who sadly passed away earlier this year,  five new Primary Education bursaries will be offered in 2014.

The University of Roehampton is pleased to announce that David Dickinson has joined as the new Director of Student Experience.

The University has scored its best ever results in the National Student Survey. 86% of Roehampton students are satisfied with their overall experience of the University - above the national average.

Graduation Ceremonies are a fitting conclusion to the hard work of our students over the course of their studies. They also provide the perfect opportunity for the University to recognise excellence in areas that reflect its mission through the conferment of honorary degrees.

New research published by the University of Roehampton reveals that more needs to be done to ensure that gender inequalities are not perpetuated when developing higher education pedagogies.

Julie Hall, Director of Learning and Teaching Enhancement has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship, in recognition of her sustained impact on student learning in higher education.
“Smart” schools will benefit from flexible university partnerships in the new world of School Direct according to CEO of the National College for Teaching and Leadership.
Computer programming is now being taught in secondary schools with a new curriculum, so it’s an exciting time to teach computing with a new, bespoke pathway to QTS at Roehampton.

The University of Roehampton, alongside the National Children's Bureau and Queen Mary, University of London are co-ordinating a new ‘Life Skills Programme’ supported by J.P. Morgan.

Green Impact teams and environmental heroes throughout the University of Roehampton were recognised at the Green Awards Ceremony held last week.