The University of Roehampton offers a unique academic experience; a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus environment in the heart of south-west London.

University prides itself on the guarantee to all of their students: high levels of contact time with excellent teachers and researchers working at the cutting edge of their subject areas.

The green campus offers modern facilities for learning, living, teaching and working. The campus environment helps create close and supportive community of students and staff. University also provides a wide range of opportunities for students to get involved, through volunteering, playing sport, or joining one of many active student societies.

The University has a strong research profile, with some of the most highly regarded academic departments in the country. They are ranked first in the UK for research in Biological Anthropology and Dance. Students benefit from engaging with staff who are researching at the highest level.

Some 10,000 students attend the University, a quarter of who are postgraduates. Thousands more study with us through Roehampton Online; they are currently one of the fastest-growing providers of online education in the UK. There is a cosmopolitan atmosphere on campus, with more than 140 different nationalities studying with us, reflecting the growing international reputation of the University. The internationally ranked academics and research, wide range of international scholarships and discounts, strong commitment to employability and stunning location on London's only parkland campus are just some of the reasons that studying at Roehampton will be a very positive investment in your future.

Academic Departments

  • Business School

  • Dance

  • Drama, Theatre and Performance

  • Education

  • English and Creative Writing

  • Graduate School

  • Humanities

  • Life Sciences

  • Media, Culture and Language

  • Psychology

  • Social Sciences

Student Facilities

  • We offer excellent teaching facilities, including state-of-the-art lecture theatres, modern sport and science laboratories, dance studios, drama performance spaces and film and media facilities. Our Library is open 24 hours a day during peak times in the academic year, and at least until midnight all year round. There is access to computer suites 24 hours a day throughout the year.

  • We have commenced ambitious plan to enhance our campus, which is already the best and most beautiful in London. This will allow us to continue to offer our students the best of both worlds: a stunning parkland campus, with modern facilities, in the heart of south west London.

Academic Strengths

  • Today the university has a broad range of expertise across the arts and humanities, business, social sciences and the human and life sciences, at the same time as maintaining its historic strength in education.

  • 94% of our research in Dance was rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent', making it the best Dance department in the UK. We are the third best University in London for the quality of our research in Education, and the 4th best in London for English.

  • Our teaching across our ten academic departments is excellent: in the 2014 National Student Survey, 87% of our students expressed satisfaction with our teaching.