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Coping with Coursework
Coping with Coursework

Coping with Coursework Everything about university is a learning curve. It’s not just the academic stuff. It’s social interaction with your peers. It’s living away from home – often for the first time. And, most importantly, it’s managing your own timetable and prioritising your own tasks. Do you want to know the secret to single-minded […]

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Currency and Conversions Explained
Currency and Conversions Explained

In its simplest terms, an exchange rate is how much it costs to exchange one currency for another. It’s something you will have to understand when you come and study in the UK. In this post, we explain currency conversion rates and offer some tips on the best tools to help you before, and after, you arrive.

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Part-Time Working: A Student's Guide to Finding a Job Whilst Studying
Part-Time Working: A Student's Guide to Finding a Job Whilst Studying

Part-time working is a great way to support yourself financially whilst you study, boost your CV and meet new people. Studying in a city like London, there are vast opportunities for you to work part-time, including within the university. In this post, we provide some helpful tips to get you on your way to finding work whilst you study.

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The Best Apps to Improve Your Academic Vocabulary
The Best Apps to Improve Your Academic Vocabulary

As an international student having a good level of English is very important; not just for communication and learning, but also to take the next step in your education. Here, we’ve gathered some of the best apps around to help you improve your knowledge, vocabulary and how to use each phrase correctly.

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Ways To Keep Improving Your English Off Campus
Ways To Keep Improving Your English Off Campus

When the academic term is over or when you’re not on campus it can be easy to forget your English practice. That’s why we have created a list of the best ways to keep improving your English language learning.

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Five Great Things to Do in West London This Autumn
Five Great Things to Do in West London This Autumn

When the temperature drops and the leaves turn brown, London really comes into its own. The capital’s imposing architecture and labyrinthine streets become all the more atmospheric with a chill in the air.

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What’s New at the University of Roehampton?
What’s New at the University of Roehampton?

With a new term just a matter of weeks away, we gathered a list of some interesting recent news and highlights at Roehampton, giving you lots of things to look forward to.

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20 Ways to Enjoy Your Time at the University of Roehampton
20 Ways to Enjoy Your Time at the University of Roehampton

To make the most of your time whilst you study, we’ve compiled 20 of the best things to experience during your time here.

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What to bring with you to University
What to bring with you to University

Leaving home and travelling to the UK can be stressful. In this post, we offer some advice on what to bring so your arrival goes as smoothly as possible.

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What to Include in Your Personal Statement
What to Include in Your Personal Statement

As part of your application for our Pathway programmes, you’ll need to write a Personal Statement – here we include some advice of what to include.

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Study Tips for Effective Students
Study Tips for Effective Students

To help you make the most of your time studying with us, we’ve put together a short list of study tips.

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12 Words and Phrases to Know at University
12 Words and Phrases to Know at University

Here we’ve pulled together a short list of the key phrases to know about studying in the UK.

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Weekend Activities Nearby
Weekend Activities Nearby

Situated in green South West London, our campus is surrounded by some of the most picturesque and interesting parts of the city. Find out what is nearby for you to visit at the weekend.

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How to Meet the Conditions of Your Offer
How to Meet the Conditions of Your Offer

Meeting the conditions of your offer is crucial if you currently hold a conditional offer to come and study with us. We’ve listed out the important things for you to remember at this stage.

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5 Reasons to Study in London
5 Reasons to Study in London

Thinking about studying in London? You are not alone! London is one of the most popular places to study in the world, with 360,000 students in 2015.

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Applying for a Pathway Programme as an International Student
Applying for a Pathway Programme as an International Student

An International Foundation Programme is your gateway into a whole range of exciting and respected university undergraduate degrees.

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