Times Higher Education interviews Roehampton graduate on her experiences

Recent drama and journalism graduate Kathryn Felton features in the 'Now we are fifty' article in the Times Higher Education. The article marks the proportion of young people in the UK attending university rising to almost 50%.

Posted: 31 July 2013

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Kathryn Felton explains how university gave her a career springboard as well as an opportunity explore new interests.


Kathryn Felton has just finished her degree at the University of Roehampton, where she studied drama and journalism.

Is it worth it?” This is the question my 17-year-old brother asked me in September when he was thinking about applying to university – and it’s one that is being asked up and down the country in the era of £9,000 tuition fees ...


University can be an excellent springboard. The staff on my course had top-notch contacts and all my lecturers were part-time or ex-professionals. Thanks to that, suddenly you can find yourself being given the opportunity to speak to the very person whose job you want more than anything.

Was it worth it? I would pay five times as much to do it all over again.

Read the full article in Times Higher Education

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