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Wandsworth’s gardeners, allotmenteers and organic food lovers are being urged to get behind the University of Roehampton Students’ Union’s Growhampton project, as it bids to win a prestigious Soil Association national award for its café.

Three celebrated authors will take part in a Desert Island Discs style event when they share the books they would take to the proverbial uninhabited island with audiences at this year’s Wimbledon Book Festival.

Rugby World Cup winning University of Roehampton graduate Alex Matthews has become the youngest women ever to be given a full time contract to play the sport professionally, the RFU has revealed.

Roehampton students are among the most likely in London to be working or continuing to study soon after they graduate, thanks to the University’s commitment to raising awareness of employment skills and helping students arrange internships.

The first ever woman president of the University of Roehampton’s Students’ Union has just taken up her new position, with a pledge to increase links between ‘town and gown’ in Wandsworth through volunteering.

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.

Students say they love Roehampton because of the hard work which goes into creating a high quality all round experience: A great lifestyle plus a respected degree coupled with skills employers want which will get graduates into work.

Outstanding poets and researchers David Harsent, Fiona Sampson and Paul O’Prey will illuminate Wimbledon’s BookFest in October, when they share favourite works including war poetry with audiences, it has just been confirmed.

Roehampton drama graduate Emely Neu will soon join a prestigious group of artists including Damien Hirst and David Hockney, after being selected to join the Bloomberg New Contemporaries exhibition.

As the United Kingdom marks 100 years since the start of the First World War, plans have been revealed for the public to join with staff and students at the University of Roehampton to commemorate the conflict.

A host of big name speakers are set to illuminate Wimbledon later this year at the town’s expanding annual BookFest, which the University of Roehampton is a key partner in.

Businesswoman and former journalist Dame Marjorie Scardino, tipped as the next head of the BBC Trust, has received an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Roehampton.

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.
Eminent BBC journalist John Simpson, the corporation's World Affairs Editor, has today been made an honorary fellow of the University of Roehampton, as he steps down from the figurehead role of Chancellor after nine years.
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.
Hearing directly from the Pope about the need to live simply and find out what is truly important in life has been inspirational for a member of Digby Stuart College’s alumni.

European-based degrees from a respected American educator will be validated by London’s University of Roehampton following the confirmation of a new partnership between the two organisations.

Brand new halls of residence and a landmark library building are to be constructed within the next three years by the University of Roehampton as part of an overall £80m investment programme across its 54 acre Wandsworth campus.

The highly-rated Asia House in central London will play host to a team from the Department of Dance this week – the first time University staff have ever performed there.

Striking new details about the working lives of London women, and families from the royals to the Pepys’ at the time of the Great Fire of London has been revealed, thanks to in-depth research on the number of fireplaces in homes.