University of Roehampton London

Address:Roehampton Ln, London SW15 5PU, UK

About University of Roehampton London

Established in 1975, the University of Roehampton is a highly-ranked public institution of research-centric higher education in London, United Kingdom. Titled as the Roehampton Institute of Higher Education, the institution came into existence as a result of the merger between four teacher training colleges founded in the 19th century. It was branded with the current name in 2011, but its legal name is Roehampton University, which was given to it in the year 2004. It holds affiliations from Universities UK and the European University Association. The university is associated with the Cathedrals Group and the Compostela Group of Universities.

The university boasts a beautiful 54-acre parkland campus in the suburban district of Roehampton, which consists of historic buildings alongside modern ones, pathways, parking areas and green spaces. The buildings house cutting-edge academic, residential, recreation, wellbeing and support facilities for the student to ensure excellent learning and stay experience. The university library holds a wide collection of printed and digital resources for learning, teaching and research. It has 1200 seats, an entire floor for silent study as well as bookable private rooms for study. The institution also maintains high-tech research centres specialising in various areas of study. The university has numerous residence halls that provide accommodation to both male and female students. The campus features several cafes, restaurants and bars, with the fully-stocked ‘The Union Bar’ being the main social hub of the university. There are several Chaplaincy Centres for various faiths, each one housing a cosy lounge area for students and the faculty to sit and relax away from work. Counselling and personal wellbeing support facilities are also provided to those who need it.

The university has four academic colleges comprising six departments and four schools that offer career-oriented degree programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. The students can pursue degrees in different disciplines of humanities, science, education, law, life sciences, psychology, business, performing arts, social sciences, media, cultural studies, creative writing and English. Apart from the academic degrees, the university extends a range of short professional development courses across various disciplines. As per the data for 2017-18, 86% of the students were from the UK, 7% from other European nations while 7% came from various countries of the world. The total student enrolment at the university for the year was 22,754, out of which 70% are females and 30% males. About 9,248 students pursue programmes on the campus, while near about 6,852 are off-campus learners and 6,655 online students.

A huge number of graduates across the globe come under the University of Roehampton's alumni banner, including some very popular names. The alumni list includes notable names like Youtuber twins Niki Albon and Sammy Albon, footballer Joey Barton, singer Jack Garratt, politician Lyn Brown, actress and dancer Rita Ramnani and historian Deepak Tripathi.



University of Roehampton London

Phone:+44 20 8392 3000
Address:Roehampton Ln, London SW15 5PU, UK
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