In 2014 the University of Roehampton proudly launched “Hopkins Celebrated” – a series of events to honour the Victorian poet Gerard Manley Hopkins. Hopkins spent his novitiate as a Jesuit priest at Manresa House, now the home of Whitelands College, and later returned for a while to teach.
Posted: 5 February 2014
Noted scholar and former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams will deliver the University of Roehampton’s second Hopkins Lecture‘Sense and Sensuality in the poems of Hopkins and Dylan Thomas’.
“In Dylan Thomas’s centenary year, it seems appropriate to think about the areas in which he learned from Hopkins, about the dramatically different senses in which both were ‘poets of faith’, and about the various ways in which both use a highly charged imagery of the senses to carry spiritual insight”.
Students Represent the University at British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships
Students from the University of Roehampton competed at the BUCS national championships in badminton, judo and tennis over the long weekend of 16-18 February
Posted: 22 February 2018
Roehampton students selected for English Universities Southern Squads
Two of Roehampton's top sportsmen will compete against teams from across the UK and Northern Ireland as a part of the Home Nations tournament.
Posted: 8 February 2018
Rediscovering London’s Lost History
A collaboration between Roehampton and the Dolphin's Back theatre company is unearthing the secrets of one of England's first theatres and performing a variety of Elizabethan plays on the original site the first time.
Posted: 1 February 2018