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This week marks the arrival of the first cohort into the University of Roehampton’s Law School. More than 30 undergraduate students studying LLB Law and BA Law and Criminology courses were welcomed by Dr Giles Proctor, Head of the Law School, who said the students were introduced straight away to the ‘law in practice’ method of teaching. 
The first book of its kind to advise family practitioners from mental health, social work, domestic violence and youth justice on how to deal with violence and abuse from adolescents towards their parents has been published by a Roehampton Criminologist.
The wide variety of work available to trained lawyers has seen a significant growth in the legal profession, with a record number of 133,237 practising solicitors, according to its regulating body.

Students joining Roehampton’s new Law School in September can take advantage of a realistic on-campus court room to practise their legal presentation and debating skills.

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.

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.

Research into countering ‘honour’ killings and forced marriage, which has helped shape Government policy, has resulted in University of Roehampton academic Dr Aisha K. Gill being awarded a Celebrating Impact prize from the Economic and Social Research Council.

 The way women choose to feed their babies has gone way beyond a matter of personal choice and is a heated public issue, loaded with moral judgement, Roehampton academic Charlotte Faircloth has said in an article in The Independent newspaper.
Two students from the Department of Social Sciences who have helped improve the quality of life for other people at the University, or who live locally, have been recognised at the annual Roehampton Awards ceremony.
Finola Farrant, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University, explains how a degree in Criminology can give students vital experience for working in the field, and why she enjoys teaching at Roehampton.
Human Rights student recently campaigned to give migrants a voice in the 2015 General Elections.

Independent newspaper editor, Amol Rajan, explained to Roehampton’s Social Sciences students about the great value of becoming confident, independent thinkers and decision makers when he spoke at their annual conference today.

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.
The BBC One Show recently interviewed Criminologist and expert in art theft Dr John Kerr to uncover the truth behind Britain's biggest museum heist in the 1950s.

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.

Lawyers are facing questions from concerned businesses and individuals about the legal implications of the UK leaving the EU, in the run up to the General Election. Dr Giles Proctor, Head of the Roehampton Law School, gives us answers to some of the most common questions.
Ruth Tweedale, a new law lecturer at the Law School and former solicitor at Rights of Women, describes recent developments in the campaign to preserve family law legal aid for victims of domestic violence.

Roehampton criminologist Amanda Holt has played a key role in creating a new Home Office backed guide aimed at helping family workers improve their ability to deal with child-to-parent violence.

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.