University of Roehampton London

At Roehampton you’ll find a strong sense of community, thriving social scene and rich history.

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University of Roehampton London

Roehampton is comprised of four historic Colleges: Digby Stuart, Froebel, Southlands and Whitelands, which were all formed in the 19th century. When you join Roehampton as a student, you will become a member of one of them.

Your College will become your local community. Each College has a thriving social scene and its own sports teams; they help create a healthy sense of competition and college pride.

Our values come from our rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter your background, we can help realise your ambitions.

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Grove House, Roehampton Lane, London, SW15 5PJ, UK

Features and Benefits

Over 180

years of providing higher education

Over 55

student societies

Only 30 mins

from central London

54 acres

of parkland campus to call home

Life in London

South West London offers something for everyone, from world class sport, music and theatre, to shopping, food and open spaces. Roehampton is perfectly situated to get the most of everything.

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When you need a little retail therapy, Roehampton is well placed to shop: Kingston is a short bus ride away, Westfield London in Shepherd’s Bush is within easy reach, and If you’d rather rummage through charity shop rails, don’t miss Wimbledon, Putney and Chiswick.

Night Life

Just down the road, Putney boasts a range of bars including Revs, The Toy Shop, Be at One and Tequila Mockingbird and they often have happy hours if you want a mock/cocktail fix. The RSU organise trips around South West London so you don’t have to worry about getting home afterwards.

Food and drink

There are so many places to go for food locally, from street food to upmarket bars and restaurants. You can head to Tooting Market for a huge variety of street food, Richmond  for a cool drink by the river or jump on a bus to Putney, Fulham and Chelsea for even more options!

Green spaces

Roehampton is London’s only green campus university and is surrounded by beautiful parks and gardens. Richmond Park, with its herds of deer, iconic Isabella plantation and epic cycling routes is a 5 minute walk from campus and free to enter.

54-Acre parkland campus

Located in the heart of south-west London, close to Putney and Hammersmith and within easy reach of central London. Studying at Roehampton 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.

Campus - Key Information
  • Acres of green space: From the Roehampton Mile lap around campus, to catch-ups on the lawn by the lake, there’s plenty of space to stretch out in between your lectures. Or why not volunteer to look after the campus rabbits and chickens, or grow crops with Growhampton?
  • There are cafés, bars and social spaces across our campus, including the Hive Café, which is run by our students and serves produce they make, through our thriving Growhampton initiative. Our Students' Union has live music, karaoke and regular Friday night club night, The Bop.
  • Our award-winning library houses 1,200 study spaces and hundreds of thousands of books and research materials across nearly 8,000 metres of shelving and five floors.
  • Whatever course you study, at Roehampton you’ll be working in state-of-the-art facilities. This includes our brand new media centre with film studios, editing suites and MAC computer rooms, specialist laboratories for Life Sciences and Psychology students, a practice law court and our dance and drama performance spaces.

Student Experience

When you come to the University of Roehampton, you’ll automatically become a member of Roehampton Students’ Union (RSU), one of the best and most active students’ unions in the country.

Our aims are to provide you with opportunities to make the most of your time at Roehampton, to offer a range of help, advice, support, events, activities and entertainment, and to ensure you have an unforgettable experience at university.

55+ societies

ranging from the Dance Society to the Gaming Society to sports teams and more


our sustainability and food project, which ensures Roehampton is an edible campus

Student Voice

every year there are over 450 elected leadership opportunities for students to shape the student experience

At Roehampton students will have the opportunity to be part of over 200 events every year. There are:

  • Late nights
  • Theatre Tuesdays
  • De-stress Events
  • Summer Ball
  • Formal Dinners

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Many of Roehampton’s sports clubs compete in the British University and Colleges Sports (BUCS) leagues including football, tennis, squash, rugby and hockey. The University also provides a wide range of social and semi-competitive sport, offering beginners’ courses, intra-mural events and coaching courses.

The recently refurbished gym, fully stocked with the latest equipment, gives you a great opportunity for some high quality down time between your studies. The newly expanded gym space includes a studio devoted to the Les Mills virtual class programme, offering classes on dance fitness, strength, cardio and HIIT workouts.

Roehampton’s facilities include a sports hall, a studio and outdoor multi-use courts.  Sports clubs and teams also have access to a number of high quality sports venues in the local area including the National Tennis Centre and Rosslyn Park RFC.

The University has partnerships with a number of leading sports organisations, including Crystal Palace FC and the Lawn Tennis Association. Crystal Palace FC offers a range of work experience opportunities, collaboration with Crystal Palace staff in careers-related events, and extensive links between Crystal Palace Ladies FC and the University of Roehampton Women’s Football programme.

The University values the impact sport can have on personal development and so we provides a range of training opportunities for students, such as coaching qualifications, vocational training, volunteering and leadership courses.

At Roehampton you’ll have access to a range of free physical activity classes and programmes, including online classes ranging from Pilates to Yoga, walking and running groups and outdoor exercise.

Your route to University

Discover the degree courses available at the University of Roehampton London and start your journey today.

BSc (Hons)
Computer Science (Top-up)
This one-year top up programme is designed to provide you with a firm understanding of computer science.
BA (Hons)
Therapeutic Psychology
Begin building an inspiring career in counselling and psychotherapy at Roehampton, where we have an international reputation as a centre for therapeutic training.
BSc (Hons)
Psychology and Education Practice
A career focused psychology degree ideal for students wishing to work in education, with hands-on placements in a range of settings, alongside core psychology modules.
BSc (Hons)
Psychology and Criminal Justice
Understand how the human mind works and affects behaviour, and how to apply psychology to the study of criminal behaviour and the criminal justice system.
BSc (Hons)
Psychology and Counselling
A specialised degree which will allow you to pursue a career in Clinical or Counselling Psychology, psychotherapy and health.
BSc (Hons)
Discover how the human mind works and affects behaviour, gain research skills and professional experience. Choose an optional one-year paid work placement.
BSc (Hons)
Sport and Exercise Sciences
Study the science behind sport and exercise at Roehampton and learn how to optimise athletic performance, prevent injuries, improve wellbeing and help athletes with recovery.
BSc (Hons)
Nutrition and Health
Improve human health and wellbeing by studying a BSc Nutrition and Health at Roehampton, and gain insight into the science behind what we eat.

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