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An interview with Melvin Burgess, known for his controversial teenage fiction, most notably the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize winner Junk.

Roehampton Dance Festival  14 - 18 May builds on the success of last year’s inaugural festival with classes, workshops and performances open to everyone.
As part of Roehampton Dance Festival 2012 Roehampton's Centre for Dance Research presents an interdisciplinary dialogue between artists and scholars in 'Thumri Rasrang'.
"The program at Roehampton is well rounded with a unique variety of course work and a strong emphasis on writing. There are few other programs in the world that so greatly focus on detailed analysis of dance and its social impact..."

The Annual Digby Stuart College Lecture makes an important contribution to the rich and stimulating academic life. This year’s lecture was delivered by Clare Short.

University of Roehampton University Sports Scholar, Paskar Owor, won Gold in the men’s 5000m final at the British Universities athletics championships over the bank holiday weekend.

Dancer-choreographer Katja Nyqvist is showing her solo Underfoot as part of a double bill at the Blue Elephant Theatre in Camberwell between 10-19 May.  UNDERFOOT solo performance project is developed as part of Katja's practice-led research at Roehampton University.
Professor Ros Coward joined actress Diana Quick, journalist Yasmin Alibhai -Brown and Catherine Mayer, European Editor of Time Magazine, on the panel to discuss this proposition at the South Bank's Women of the World Festival in March.

RSU's Steve Molyneux, Claire Fitzsimons and Wade Tomlinson will present a session on ‘Representation and Student Voice; how we set up a Student Senate that makes a difference’ at the NUS and the Higher Education Academy Student Engagement Conference in Nottingham. 

Countdown to RSU Summer Ball 2012 is well underway and students past and present won’t want to miss out on this year’s festivities!

People Show has performed all over the world in streets, fields, night clubs, telephone boxes, toilets, parks trains, glasshouses, and even in theatres. With over 20 performers from the University of Roehampton and ALRA, this festival is not to be missed. 

The University hosted its annual interfaith festival called Building Bridges, highlighting women peacemakers across the religious divide with a celebration of faith and cultures in food, story, song, dance and reflection.

The report, The New Conservatives? Eastern and Central European voters and the London elections, reveals what these new migrants really think about coming to Britain and making new lives in London.

Laureate Online Education B.V. is part of Laureate International Universities – a global network of 60 accredited campus-based and online universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programmes. 
Dancer-choreographers Colin Poole and Roehampton's Simon Ellis have been awarded £9999 from Arts Council England towards the final development and première of 'Because We Care' at The Place.

MA Human Rights and International Relations and Human Rights Practice students recently had the opportunity to hear from some of the most accomplished government human rights lawyers to learn how human rights filter through each stage of government policy-making.

Professor Andree Grau attend a seminar at the Institut Francais de Pondicherry, India

Professor Peter Edwards, in association with English Heritage and Liverpool John Moores University, will be participating in staging the ‘The Duke of Newcastle Returns!’ weekend celebrations, with history, equestrian and literary scholars from a dozen American and British Universities speaking over the two days.

The Roehampton Dance Department will be well represented at the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth’s conference Arts and aesthetics in a globalising world to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, as Dr Ann David, Professor Andrée Grau, and Dr Stacey Prickett will all be presenting.

University of Roehampton professors from the Department of English and Creative Writing will be taking part in a celebration of the legacy of Charles Dickens during a series of events this April in collaboration with the Wandsworth Council.