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Roehampton Law School welcomed the second cohort of Pathway to Law Students at a launch event this week. 

Sophie Charles, a Roehampton alumna supports young offenders in a Feltham prison to ensure they receive education.

Young people in the UK who do not have access to political learning in school are less likely to become politically engaged and to vote according to new research by a Roehampton professor. 

The police force in Hertfordshire must improve their services regarding ‘honour’ crimes against black and minority ethnic (BME) women, according to a new report commissioned to improve services for priority victims.  

Professor Aisha K. Gill, Criminologist at the University of Roehampton has been appointed Commander of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her services in tackling forced marriages, ‘honour’ crimes and violence against women. 

Jessica Bryant, a Roehampton alumna, is International Media Manager campaigning for children’s education at the charity Theirworld, led by Sarah Brown. 

Sarah Brown advised Department of Social Sciences students how to make the most of opportunities in preparation for their careers in her keynote for the annual student conference, ‘A World of Opportunity’. 

Dr Caroline Oliver, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences is part of a successful bid led by Utrecht city council to secure €2.87 million from the EU Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) programme to develop the integration of asylum seekers into society.

Sarah Brown will give the keynote talk this week at the Annual Student Conference in the Department of Social Sciences on 18th May.

Due to increasing competition in the legal sector, it is vital for law students to have commercial awareness to be successful in their careers.

On 6th March, to mark International Women’s Day, Criminology students learned about legal issues regarding violence against women from Roehampton’s Professor Aisha K Gill. 

In an event to mark the beginning of the Department of Social Sciences student-led Criminology Society, Duwayne Brooks OBE addressed students and staff in an engaging discussion on the criminal justice system.

Research into the impact of Israeli engagement with international law in relation to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) from 1967- 2009 has resulted in University of Roehampton academic Dr Maayan Geva being awarded The Leigh Douglas Memorial Prize.
In the aftermath of the EU referendum, experts from the Department of Social Sciences give their thoughts on Brexit, focussing on the key issues around voter representation, immigration and human rights. 
To celebrate the opening of the University of Roehampton Law School, Baroness Helena Kennedy of the Shaws QC addressed key members of the Law School including students and staff as well as members of the community in a keynote speech.
Roehampton’s Department of Social Sciences students delivered a vital report for Upper Room, a charity who support ex-offenders, to aid in sustaining their award-winning project, UR4Driving.
Roehampton Law School holds its official launch evening and facilitates discussion around human rights and the EU.
Department of Social Sciences students heard how to tackle issues in society for gender equality from Caroline Criado-Perez, feminist campaigner in her keynote talk for the opening of the annual third year student conference, ‘The Challenge of a Global World’.
Led by the Department of Social Sciences, the EU Creative Debate is a one day event that will help students and members of the University to become informed voters in their decision leading up to the EU Referendum.
University of Roehampton has retained its position as the highest ranked modern university in London in the results of the Complete University Guide 2017.