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Law students must develop excellent practical skills like making a winning argument, sharp precise writing skills and the ability to manage information effectively, according to Dr Giles Proctor, Head of Roehampton’s Law School.

Working out which university to apply to can be a really difficult choice for teenagers, when there are so many available to choose from and degree courses can often sound quite similar at many different higher education organisations.

The University of Roehampton will offer students the chance to study law for the first time next year, with the opening of its new Law School, and sixth formers considering higher education options now are being encouraged to discover the innovative way courses will be taught.

Don’t feel over whelmed when it comes to writing your personal statement for your UCAS application, we are here to help! The Head of our Law School has put together some top tips below to make your statement unique and tailored to your strengths.

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.

The year ahead looks promising, as the department of Social Sciences continues to be led by exceptional staff, many of whom have recently been promoted or awarded in recognition of their outstanding successes.

The University of Roehampton is the top new university in London according to the Sunday Times, which published its Good University Guide at the weekend.

There is ongoing concern about soon-to-be parents who prefer boy births, and opt for prenatal sex selection against females for non-medical reasons. Prenatal sex selection is viewed as one form of violence against females. The practice is widespread in Asian countries and has more recently been evidenced within communities in developed countries and Eastern European countries. Prenatal sex selection against females engenders a multitude of social, medical, ethical and policy concerns for a variety of stakeholders in different cultural contexts.
Dr Amanda Holt, newly-appointed Reader in Criminology at the university, will be delivering the keynote speech at a national conference on adolescent-to-parent abuse in Bristol.

Planning permission has been granted for the University of Roehampton’s new £30million landmark library and accommodation buildings, after a unanimous vote in favour by Wandsworth Council’s planning committee last night.

Our Social Sciences Department has had major investment and is heading in new directions in teaching, learning and research. To signal this change the Department has announced a new Head of Department, together with three new staff appointments.
Michal Garapich, one of our Social Sciences lecturers at Roehampton, has been shortlisted as one of five nominees for the Times Higher Education award for Most Innovative Teacher of the Year.

Roehampton’s students have given the University a resounding show of support and graded it ‘first class’ in the National Student Survey, with overall the best ever results being recorded this year.

Awards and honours were presented to Social Sciences students during this year’s University graduation ceremonies which were held for the first time ever at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank.
An expert in Muslim law, an eminent professor of American culture, and a man who has dedicated his life to protecting endangered species have been awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Roehampton.
More than 2,500 students will graduate from the University of Roehampton with degrees from Dance to Human Resources Management today and tomorrow, and for the first time ever, they will be graduating at the Royal Festival Hall, on the world-famous South Bank.
A total of 92 per cent of full-time first degree graduates from the University of Roehampton were in work or further study six months after finishing their courses, a figure higher than almost any other university in London, according to the latest data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

New figures show Roehampton is the safest inner London university, after nationwide research highlighted low levels of crime within a three mile radius of the campus.

University of Roehampton academic Dr Aisha K. Gill has played a key role in researching and drafting the new law making forced marriage a criminal offence, which came into operation this week.

A new collection of articles to commemorate World War I has been published by Taylor and Francis in its online Research and Learning Collection to mark the centennial commemorations of World War and the collection includes a perspective from Roehampton’s Dr Jenny Iles.