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The sympathy, pity, pain and fear 19th century surgeons and their patients experienced in the days before anaesthetic was used will be explored by academics at the University, thanks to a £570,000 research grant.

Students joining Roehampton’s new Law School in September can take advantage of a realistic on-campus court room to practise their legal presentation and debating skills.

Two stars of the World Cup winning England Women’s Rugby Squad, together with an RFU stalwart, have been recognised by the University of Roehampton for their great contribution to the sport, less than two months before London hosts the Rugby World Cup in Twickenham.

An award of £15k from the Department for Education (DfE) has been granted for a study into the impact of funding on the attainment of children with additonal needs.

Celebrations and expectations for future employment are top of the agenda for 1,900 students who have graduated from the University of Roehampton this week.

The Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Sadler’s Wells, Alistair Spalding, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Roehampton, in tribute to his exceptional success and commitment to dance over 15 years at the theatre.

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Chief Executive Claire Horton has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Roehampton, in recognition of her conspicuous success in raising standards across the animal welfare sector.

Nearly 2,000 final year students from the University of Roehampton are being congratulated for their dedication and ‘sheer hard work’ by the University’s top academics at graduation ceremonies this week. 

The ninth annual Wimbledon BookFest is back this autumn bringing the worlds of literature, the arts, popular culture, film and sport to Wimbledon Common for 10 days in October.

Uncovering hidden domestic violence in under-threes will be made easier for nursery and children’s centre workers and other professionals now a new protocol has been launched by a Roehampton professor.

Two students from the University of Roehampton’s Business School are directly benefitting from a construction project creating the University’s new multi-million pound hall of residence and library, after securing internship roles with contractor Osborne.

Research into countering ‘honour’ killings and forced marriage, which has helped shape Government policy, has resulted in University of Roehampton academic Dr Aisha K. Gill being awarded a Celebrating Impact prize from the Economic and Social Research Council.

Greater support should be provided to students worried about their living costs whilst at University, according to an independent panel of experts including Professor Paul O’Prey, Roehampton’s Vice-Chancellor.

The Guardian University Guide 2016 has ranked Roehampton as the best modern university in London, the third major independent guide to do so in the last year.

TS Eliot Award winner and Roehampton lecturer Professor David Harsent premiered a new poem this week, commissioned by the Friends of Richmond Park, at an event introduced by Roehampton Honorary Graduate Sir David Attenborough.

The latest opera created by acclaimed composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle with a libretto by Roehampton professor, David Harsent, will open as part of a double bill at the world-famous Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden on Thursday, for a six-performance run.

Twenty-four Roehampton students who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the quality of life for other people at the University or who live locally, have been recognised at an awards ceremony.

The first ever English language translation of a series of 2,000 year old letters, once believed to have been written by Marcus Brutus, an ancient Roman politician and military leader who played a key role in the assassination of Julius Caesar, will be carried out by a Roehampton classicist.

The editor of The Independent newspaper, Amol Rajan, has told Roehampton students the best way for journalism graduates to get a job in the industry is to ‘go digital’ and start publishing news stories, on blogs and social media.
The University of Roehampton has been ranked as the top modern university in London by the Complete University Guide, which published its annual league table today.