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.

More than 150 people have already applied to study at the University’s new Law School, which is offering qualifying LLB in Law from this September, according to the latest applications figures.

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.