August 2017

National Work-Life Balance Week, 2-6 October

National Work-Life Balance Week, 2-6 October The campaign reminds us all to take a moment to reflect on your work-life balance to help improve our health, work and relationships.

Nectar not just a ‘come on’ to bees, it’s a weapon of distraction – Iris bulleyana

Have flowers devised the perfect honeytrap?

Nectar, the high-energy ‘honey’ produced by flowers, might be a brilliant distraction technique to help protect a flower’s reproductive parts, according to new research.

Victorious festival

Win 2 pairs of VIP Victorious tickets

As part of this partnership, we receive VIP tickets and an open prize draw is now open to all staff within the University and the Student Union.​


Coming soon! Employee discount portal

Enjoy savings across hundreds of retailers

Health and safety: Researchers including Dr Mike Esbester to glean insights into our changing attitudes towards health and safety

Health and Safety Newsletter

Health and Safety Newsletter


Estates and Campus Services Update – August

This month find out how refurbishment projects are progressing, learn how catering are developing their service and see who won the Green Portsmouth award.

(l-r): Emma Fields, University of Portsmouth Head of Brand Strategy and Corporate Communications; Anna Mitchell, Portsmouth FC Commercial Director; David Willan, University of Portsmouth Governor and former Portsmouth FC President; Mark Catlin, Portsmouth FC CEO; Professor Graham Galbraith, University of Portsmouth Vice-Chancellor

University kicks off partnership with Portsmouth Football Club

The University of Portsmouth is delighted to announce that it has signed a two-year deal to become Portsmouth Football Club’s Official Education Partner.


SURFACE TENSION at Aspex Gallery

SURFACE TENSION is an innovative community arts project aiming to connect creativity across Portsmouth. Aspex, in partnership with Strong Island, the University of Portsmouth and Victorious Festival, have commissioned three artists to generate new artwork, supported by creative industries students from the University.

Portsmouth graduates the most successful in the South East

Portsmouth excellence recognised

Over the past 12 months, the University of Portsmouth has been recognised for its outstanding teaching and world-class research and innovation by a number of national and international rankings and awards. According to…

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American Horror Story: how the cult TV show hints at real-world nightmares

Rebecca Janicker, University of Portsmouth Following months of media hype, American Horror Story (AHS) returns this September with an election theme that seems set to maintain the TV show’s tradition of inspiring controversy…

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