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In December 2013, Roehampton’s practical theologian Dr Richard Burgess gave a panel presentation at the ‘Christianity and Freedom: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives’ Conference held at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome.
Dr Sara Pennell, Department of Humanities, has co-edited Reading and Writing Recipe Books 1550-1800 with Michelle DiMeo, published last August by Manchester University Press. The book is the first to survey the wide range of approaches to recipes as texts across disciplines as varied as historical linguistics, archaeology and the histories of medicine and health.

Today [25 November] marks the beginning of #Roeactivism, a campaign led by the Department of Social Sciences and the Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research, to raise awareness of human rights issues that Roehampton students are passionate about.

This term saw the return of the college scarves to Roehampton.

Roehampton is part of a consortium, which has won £13.5 million in funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The Doctoral Training Partnership will develop much-needed skilled researchers in the arts and humanities.

The University of Roehampton is pleased to announce that David Dickinson has joined as the new Director of Student Experience.

The University has scored its best ever results in the National Student Survey. 86% of Roehampton students are satisfied with their overall experience of the University - above the national average.

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 has revealed a huge surge in the number of new churches being formed in the London Borough of Southwark, particularly new Black Majority Churches.

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.

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

Dr Stefan Visnjevac has won a highly competitive three-year British Academy Postdoctoral fellowship to work on a fifteenth-century preacher, Leonardo Mattei and his world. 

Business Management student Alexander Large and Drama, Theatre and Performance student Tiffany Birchard have been awarded iPads by the University for their participation in the National Student Survey.

Debate on the legacy of Pope Benedict XVI and hopes for the new head of the Catholic church.

The 2013 National Student Survey for final-year undergraduates is underway. Prizes are up for grab for those completing the survey, including vouchers and iPads.