Professor Paul O'Prey CBE, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Roehampton and Chair of the Universities UK (UUK) Longer Term Strategy Group, discusses why his university experience was important to him, saying "For me, it was about being the best I could".
Posted: 14 February 2017
Speaking at the UUK Annual Conference, Professor O'Prey reflected on his own experience of going to university, discussed the skills he learned and how it shaped his life.
Professor O'Prey's own university experience emulates what Roehampton students can expect today; a personalised academic experience which helps them to become confident, critical thinkers who are adaptable to our ever-changing world. Students who choose Roehampton also have the opportunity to meet people from all walks of life; committed to widening participation, Roehampton's community is made up of students and staff from across the world and from all types of backgrounds. Read more about what our students think about university life on our student blog pages.
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Posted: 23 August 2017
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