Congratulations to Jonathan Cornish (2nd year, BA in Primary Education) who finished in 5th place in his first ever half-marathon. Jonathan achieved this feat in the Basingstoke half-marathon against 1400 other runners.
Posted: 8 November 2013
Jonathan first took up running whilst at school in Kenya, where he discovered that he had an aptitude for cross-country running. Normally covering distances of between 5 and 10k, Jonathan has represented the University of Roehampton in the London colleges Cross Country league, British Universities (BUCS) athletics Championships -where he set a personal best in 2013 -as well as winning the University of Roehampton 10k run in 2013.
Jonathan trains with the Wimbledon Hercules. He has also recently been training with Roehampton alum Paskar Owor, who won gold for the University in the men’s 5,000m at the 2012 (BUCS) Athletics Championships.
As well as the running, Jonathan is a keen golfer. As one of the Captains of the University Golf Club, he has been working to forge a link between the University and Richmond Golf Club, which is based in Richmond Park, as well as helping to set up lessons for new and aspiring players. Jonathan is, as James Ayres, Sports Roehampton Manager states: “a valuable member of Sport Roehampton, achieving success through his own performance whilst encouraging and supporting others to get involved and try something new.”
State-of-the-art new therapy is offered to the community
The University of Roehampton is inviting members of the community to come forward for free therapy sessions - as part of an innovative new therapy research programme aimed at helping people who are experiencing depression.
Posted: 9 November 2017
Discover 18th Century artefacts at the University of Roehampton
The University of Roehampton is holding a free event on Saturday 25th November, as part of the national Being Human Festival – which aims to engage the public with the latest innovative research taking place across the humanities.
Posted: 3 November 2017
RoeReads is back for its third year
The University, in association with the Booker Prize Foundation, is offering every student a copy of this year's RoeReads book, Room by Emma Donoghue.
Posted: 19 October 2017