Welcome to the Department of English and Creative Writing

On behalf of the whole department I would like to warmly welcome you to your academic home at Roehampton, the Department of English and Creative Writing.

There will be plenty of opportunities for you to get involved with the Department, whether through our thriving calendar of events, readings and seminars or our student led societies.

Last year our students published their work through the Department's own printing press, undertook impressive paid internships with leading cultural organisations, such as Wimbledon Bookfest, Barnes Children's Literature Festival and the Fincham Press. Plus they attended masterclasses with authors such as Emma Donoguhe and some of the Department's acclaimed internationally recognised writers and poets. Similar opportunities will be open to you too, I hope you will make the most of them. 

I hope you enjoy your time at Roehampton - you'll be perfectly placed to take advantage of the vibrant culture of literary London.

I look forward to seeing you on campus soon and helping you settle into your first year of studies.

Best wishes,

Professor Laura Peters
Head of Department, English and Creative Writing