October 2017

Dickensian disappearances and a Southsea mystery unfold at university events

When it comes to engaging audiences with unusual aspects of Charles Dickens’ life, Portsmouth University researcher Dr Christopher Pittard has a trick up his sleeve.

​Specialist Study Skills workshops​ open to all students​​

ASDAC introduces workshops for 2017-18, inviting any student who wishes to hone their strategies and get the best from their studies. ​ These workshops are particularly useful to those with Specific Learning Difficulties eg. dyslexia or new to University.​

Building conversion scheme wins €5M funding

A scheme to examine the best way of adapting existing buildings for alternative use has won funding worth almost five million euros.

Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Address 2017 overview

Visit the Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Address web page for more on the event and to see answers to your questions.

Meet the Vice-Chancellor Events – Global Engagement strategy revealed

The Global Engagement Strategy 2017-2020 is the first phase of a two phase strategy which seeks to establish the building blocks for the University and its community to develop a global outlook.

Being a good neighbour during Halloween & Bonfire Night celebrations

Being a good neighbour during Halloween & Bonfire Night celebrations

Senior Research Fellow recognised for fighting against hate crime

John Grieve, a retired police officer and Senior Research Fellow has been awarded runner up in a national competition recognising his fight against hate crime.

£1.3m investment to improve dental training and services to the local community

The University of Portsmouth today opened an improved dental clinic to provide excellent training and education for future dentists, dental hygiene therapists and nurses, as well as the very best services to patients…

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance talk real world marketing to students

Last week Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance CEO, Alex Lochrane, and their Comms and Marketing Team visited the Faculty of Business and Law to give a talk to first year Marketing students. The students are…

Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair well received by students and employers

A successful Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair, at the Portsmouth Guildhall last week, was attended by nearly 2,200 students who were from all stages of their studies and across all five faculties.

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