Southlands Methodist Trust supports educational activities, including research, chaplaincy and charitable work undertaken in and through Southlands College, that reflect its Methodist foundation and ethos.
Aims and purposes
The aims and purposes of the charity are to develop scholarship and innovation, to provide access to expertise for the Methodist community and wider public, to enrich college life, to develop relationships within the university, and to further the charitable purposes of the Methodist Church. Read more below (click to expand):
Support development of scholarship, research and innovation:
to support in association with the college and university the development of Christian, and specifically Methodist, scholarship, research and innovation, of local, national and global significance and to facilitate the public dissemination of such developments.
to provide access to expertise for the Methodist community and wider public:
to enable members of the Methodist community and wider public in Britain and internationally to benefit from the academic and other expertise and experience within the college and the university and the facilities available within them.
to enrich College life:
to enrich the community life of the college and the work of its chaplaincy in ways that reflect its Methodist values and ethos.
to develop relationships within the university:
to maintain and develop the relationship between the Methodist Church, the college and the university in the context of developing the contribution made to the work carried out through the Discipleship and Ministries Learning Network.
to further the charitable purposes of the Methodist Church:
to further the wider charitable purposes of the Methodist Church through close working with the other persons and bodies responsible for the work carried out through the Discipleship and Ministries Learning Network.
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The Trustees of the Southlands Methodist Trust (SMT) are excited by the opportunity to share the range of activities with which the SMT engages through Southlands College, the Methodist Church and the University of Roehampton, as well as the work which financial and other assistance from the Trust enables.