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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.

Two students from the University of Roehampton’s Business School are directly benefitting from a construction project creating the University’s new multi-million pound hall of residence and library, after securing internship roles with contractor Osborne.

Senior executives from PricewaterhouseCoopers, HSBC, JP Morgan Chase and Catchpole Communications worked with Roehampton professor Julie Hall to improve their teaching skills, as part of a programme designed to encourage business leaders to enter the classroom.
The University’s MSc in Project Management course has been awarded an academic accreditation from the Association for Project Management (APM), the largest professional body of its kind in Europe. This makes the course one of only 28 APM accredited academic degrees in the UK.
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.

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.

Building on Roehampton’s strong research profile to become a centre of research excellence is the pledge from newly-appointed Roehampton Business School Director, Professor Sharon Mavin.

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.

Women eating in restaurants and cafes are subconsciously influenced in their menu preferences by the server’s appearance, according to new academic research.

Squash star Yathreb Adel, who is studying a Business degree at the University of Roehampton swept to victory in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Individual Squash Championships, winning gold in convincing style at the weekend.
Amidst allegations that HSBC's Swiss private bank may have helped wealthy clients evade tax, Professor Wilson Ng from Roehampton’s School of Business tells us about some of the key questions that need to be addressed.

Students who took part in an innovative University programme, designed to build leadership skills and prepare them for fulfilling careers have judged it a great success.

Following news that Tesco will be investigated for possible breaches of the Groceries Supply Code of Practice, leading Business Professor speaks about the damaging effect unsustainable practices have on the whole supply chain.
Professor of Marketing at Roehampton Business School, Sabine Benoit, has been selected to join the editorial review board of the world leading service journal, Journal of Service Research.

The University of Roehampton is pleased to announce a major new partnership with EU Business School, which will see students across the continent given the chance to study for a UK-accredited degree.

Roehampton’s student sports star Yathreb Adel has cruised through the Women’s London open Squash tournament to win the coveted title. 
An online training game, designed to teach students and professionals about business ethics, has been awarded £24,000 funding by West Focus Consortium.

A senior academic has demanded greater use of private sector business skills in the Ministry of Defence, as Government rolls out its plan for a vastly different structure to the UK’s military which is based on significant partnership with industry.

The quality of Roehampton’s research into gambling has been recognised by the leading professional organisation for the casino industry, which has appointed one of the University’s academics to a key panel intended to police the sector.