University of Roehampton

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London's Campus University

The University of Roehampton is located on a parkland campus in south-west London, close to Putney and Wimbledon, and within easy reach of central London. Studying with us will give you the best of both worlds: the community feel of a traditional university campus, with the culture and nightlife of one of the greatest cities in the world.

Why Roehampton?

When you study at Roehampton, you will be studying a degree which will prepare you for your career. You will be welcomed onto a beautiful and safe parkland campus and join a close-knit community of students and staff. As you study with us you will have the chance to get involved, find new interests and develop your abilities beyond your academic studies, as well as, develop your skills and become more confident in what you are capable of. With a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, Roehampton is the perfect place to learn from passionate academics who are experts in their field.

Excellent facilities

We have first-rate facilities at Roehampton, including modern teaching rooms and one of the best university libraries in London. We have a new media centre which includes a cinema, editing suites, newsrooms and resources for photography and sound production. We also have a range of performance spaces which include a theatre, labs for life sciences and psychology, a law court, a nursing suite and teaching rooms set up like school classrooms for our teaching students.

There is a wide range of cafes, bars and social spaces to suit all tastes, dozens of student societies, and excellent facilities for sports, music and gaming, as well as a spacious parkland campus for you to explore.

Student Support

All Roehampton students have access to a wide range of support which includes learning, careers, wellbeing and financial support, all designed to suit your needs and are available on-campus and online.

Our financial support includes scholarships, a student hardship fund to help you in times of need and access to personalised advice on budgeting. You will have access to mental health support, professional counselling and to our friendly wellbeing staff, should you want someone to talk to confidentially. We also have an on-campus medical centre and multi-faith chaplaincy.

Careers Support

All of our courses are designed with the job market in mind. Whatever you study, you'll get to learn the skills that employers value. Many of our courses also offer work placements, guest lectures and talks from industry experts. When you start at Roehampton, you will be enrolled onto CareerLink, our fantastic online careers resource exclusively for Roehampton students and graduates, giving you access to a CV builder, mock job interviews, volunteering and job directories, online skills courses and much more. We've got an onsite recruitment agency, URJobs, to help you find part-time work while you are studying with us, and full-time placements afterwards. We also organise practical workshops covering CV writing, making job applications and more. We provide drop-in sessions in our careers service, if you want one-to-one support.

A Rich Heritage in Education

We have a proud history in higher education stretching back nearly 180 years. Through the oldest of our four colleges, Whiteland's, we have been providing higher education to women for longer than any other universities in the country. Our values come from this rich history, build on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter your background, we can help you realise your ambition. Our colleges contribute to the friendly, welcoming community that makes Roehampton unique in London.

Support for schools

We work with Schools and Colleges to provide information, advice and guidance for students in Years 7-13 as they start thinking about their journey to university. For a full list of activities we offer schools see the Get Involved page. If you would like to get in touch with us about any of the work we do please use [email protected] or 0208 392 7231.

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If you would like to find out more about Roehampton, you can sign up to one of our events here. Our open events are online due to the current situation, however as soon as it is safe to do so we will be running campus tours.

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