Researchers at the University of Roehampton are celebrating the success of their Prison Reading Groups (PRG) project with the publication of their new report, ‘What Books Can Do Behind Bars’.

Graduation Ceremonies are a fitting conclusion to the hard work of our students over the course of their studies. They also provide the perfect opportunity for the University to recognise excellence in areas that reflect its mission through the conferment of honorary degrees.

New research published by the University of Roehampton reveals that more needs to be done to ensure that gender inequalities are not perpetuated when developing higher education pedagogies.

Award-winning poet and scriptwriter, David Harsent, has been appointed as Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Roehampton.

In 2012, Ray Ansah walked across the stage at Guildford Cathedral and graduated from the University of Roehampton with a degree in Sports Science. At first glance, Ray seems like your typical university student; however, after hearing his background story, you quickly realise that this accomplishment and this young man’s perseverance are nothing short of extraordinary.

The Employability and Entrepreneurship Department at the University of Roehampton once again successfully ran the Bright Futures entrepreneurship course for Roehampton students in addition to students from Kingston, Royal Holloway, Westminster and Brunel Universities.

Julie Hall, Director of Learning and Teaching Enhancement has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship, in recognition of her sustained impact on student learning in higher education.
“Smart” schools will benefit from flexible university partnerships in the new world of School Direct according to CEO of the National College for Teaching and Leadership.
New research has revealed a huge surge in the number of new churches being formed in the London Borough of Southwark, particularly new Black Majority Churches.

People’s sex life can be the first casualty when stress levels rocket. Now new research suggests that our primate cousins may experience similar effects.

Past and present members of the Roehampton Steel Band feature on the soundtrack to “English Magic” - Jeremy Deller’s exhibition in the British Pavillion at the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

Roehampton alumnus Matt Pickup talks to us about his days at Roehampton, his life since, and fills us in on the glamorous side of camping - 'glamping.'

The University of Roehampton, alongside the National Children's Bureau and Queen Mary, University of London are co-ordinating a new ‘Life Skills Programme’ supported by J.P. Morgan.

Roehampton lecturer Adam Foulds has been presented with the $20,000 E.M. Forster Award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Green Impact teams and environmental heroes throughout the University of Roehampton were recognised at the Green Awards Ceremony held last week.

Roehampton's Dance Department, in conjunction with the Forsythe Company, presents The Forsythe Company at Work: Perspectives on Practice from the Inside.
Professor Stephanie Jordan will present a programme on BBC Radio 3, at 12.15pm on Saturday 25 May, celebrating the centenary of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring.

The University  of Roehampton's Money Doctor, Nicky Reid was invited to Singapore to give guidance on the teaching of financial literacy.

 The University of Roehampton is delighted to announce that Professors Theresa Buckland and Emilyn Claid, and Dr Efrosini Protopapa will join its Department of Dance in June.

Since 1952, three generations of women from one family have studied at Whitelands. Recently they spoke with us and kindly shared their memories of life at the college.