The Guardian ranks Roehampton best modern university in London

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.

Posted: 19 June 2015

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Roehampton has been ranked as the best modern university in London by The Guardian newspaper.

Within in the subject-level rankings in the Guardian league table, Roehampton degree courses feature among the top 20 universities in the UK in five different subject areas. These are:

  • Journalism.
  • Film and Photography.
  • Classics and Ancient History.
  • Sports Sciences.
  • English and Creative Writing.

The Guardian’s profile of the University said: “Roehampton is London's only campus university based in a scenic parkland location, complete with lakes and woodland walks, overlooking Richmond Park.

“The university is popular with students and performs strongly in terms of retention and employability….There are innovative teaching facilities, including well equipped science and life science laboratories and a sports performance centre…and premium studios for dance and drama students, plus modern media and photography suites.”

The Sunday Times Good University Guide and the Complete University Guide both also ranked Roehampton as the best modern university in the capital. The Times Higher Education magazine also ranked the University best for student experience in London in its league table published earlier this year.

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