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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.

The University of Roehampton has today unveiled a new series of videos providing a glimpse into undergraduate life.

The University has signed an agreement to provide 210 new student bedrooms in the heart of London, close to Vauxhall Bridge, in Zone 1.

The University of Roehampton is pleased to announce its participation in a £2.9 million project launched today [25 March 2014].
The University of Roehampton is offering three bursaries to support students to attend this year’s British Science Festival.

The Department of Humanities has been awarded a Higher Education Academy (HEA) Teaching Development Grant to create a course module which uses the university campus as a learning resource.

The University of Roehampton is delighted to welcome Dr Ben Goldacre to present a lecture on “Bad Pharma” on Thursday 20 March.

The noted scholar and former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams will deliver the second annual Hopkins Lecture on Wednesday 26 March.

Dr Pablo Romero-Fresco, Reader in Audiovisual Translation and Filmmaking at the Department of Media, Culture and Language, has been awarded £120,000.

Dr Shelley Trower of the Department of English and Creative Writing has been awarded £356,000 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

The film The Act of Killing, co-produced by Michael Uwemedimo of the Department of Media, Culture and Language, won Best Documentary at yesterday’s Bafta awards ceremony.

The University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dame Jacqueline Wilson as its new Chancellor. She will succeed current Chancellor, John Simpson in August 2014.
The University of Roehampton will be the exclusive Higher Education Partner for Wimbledon Bookfest 2014, one of the fastest growing literature festivals in the UK.

Roehampton lecturer, Adam Foulds will host his first masterclass: “Inventing People – Creating Characters for Fiction” on Wednesday 26 February.