Student life in Putney

London is consistently ranked as one of the best cities in the world to be a student, and there is so much to explore whilst you are studying. Putney, your closest town centre, is just a 20 minute bus ride from Roehampton University.

Putney is a thriving town centre featuring a mix of charming independent shops and national chains including Paperchase, Gap, H&M, Waterstones and Oliver Bonas. Halfway down Putney High Street is the Exchange Shopping Centre, which is home to more than 40 shops.

Catch the latest blockbuster movie at the state of the art cinema chain, Odeon Putney, showing 2D and 3D films with the option of premier seats for the exclusive entertainment experience.

Take a trip to Putney Arts Theatre, a lively community theatre housed in a former church and a drama programme that could rival any West End theatre.

Home to more than 20 rowing clubs and with 250,000 spectators during the start of the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race since 1845 – Putney has been one of the most significant centres for rowing since the second half of the
19th century.

You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining in Putney – with big
names including Nandos, Pizza Express, Five Guys, Wagamama and McDonalds as well as independent restaurants offering a great selection of cuisines.

With traditional pubs, swanky cocktail bars, riverside options, pub gardens and roof top bars – Putney has something to suit everyone. Get your dancing shoes on and hit the town in one of Putney’s bars to keep you dancing all night long.

Take a break in one of the many quirky cafés to enjoy your afternoon coffee and catch up with friends…with a slice of cake, or two!

Need to de-stress after a long day of lectures? There’s nowhere better to do that than in Putney. Grab a coffee and take a leisurely stroll along the river
Thames and take in the scenery – often described as one of the ‘pleasantest of the London suburbs’, Putney is full of gorgeous green spaces and a riverside full of beauty.

Putney offers a range of studios for Yoga and Pilates to unwind, increase flexibility and boost focus. For the gym enthusiasts, visit one of the many gyms to pump some iron and do your cardio.

Wanting to look your best? Putney has a great selection of hair salons, nail bars, and beauty therapists for that all important pamper session.

Come and explore Putney, we look forward to welcoming you very soon.

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