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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.

London universities are offering millions of pounds in scholarships every year to students from India to study at some of the world’s best higher education institutions, new research has shown.

A new partnership struck between Newsquest south London, publishers of the Wandsworth Guardian, and the University will create a three month paid internship for a student to learn first-hand how to be a reporter.

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.

A new collection of some of the most poignant poetry from World War One challenges the notion that all poems by soldiers and nurses at the time were of an anti-war sentiment.

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.

Fewer school children with mental health conditions could be labelled as 'trouble-makers' thanks to new official Government guidance to teachers, which has been informed by research from a Roehampton professor.

A long-standing commitment to helping dancers across the UK develop as professionals, and for promoting community-led dance, has today (12/6/14) won University of Roehampton lecturer Sara Houston a National Teaching Fellowship.

Roehampton’s reputation for internationally recognised research has been boosted again with confirmation that 12 AHRC research studentships, worth £750,000 in total, have been secured from the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to start in October 2014.

Creating an app to explain a historic London monument, launching reading groups in prisons and helping people suffering from Parkinson’s Disease to dance has secured three University of Roehampton staff a place in the finals of a national awards.

Dozens of young people who have given free time to run groups, coaching sessions and support services in Battersea, Southfields, Roehampton and around the world have been recognised at the University’s Roehampton Awards and Life Routes project.

A leading green economist based at the University of Roehampton has been elected to the European Parliament following the weekend’s declarations.

University of Roehampton students are celebrating after a garden they played a key part in creating received a silver gilt award from judges at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Environmentalists at the University of Roehampton celebrated the first major milestone of their £226,900 Growhampton project, with the unveiling of a new café created from two shipping containers.

The Roehampton Award celebrates and rewards volunteering, service, leadership and extracurricular achievements of Roehampton students.