December 2017

Speak Up Step Up Survey – being treated with dignity and respect

Fill out an important survey relating to your treatment by others while studying at the University.

Winter months most likely to lead to tragedy for men who disappear on a night out

Men are more likely to go missing on a night out and be found dead in December than at any other time of the year, according to a sobering new report from the University of Portsmouth.

History Bombs- bringing history to life

A UoP staff member has been involved in online teaching video resources for school children to learn about history.

Record numbers of children are now home schooled, but who’s keeping an eye on the parents?

shutterstock Martin Myers, University of Portsmouth Nearly 30,000 children in the UK were educated at home in the 2016 to 2017 academic year. This is an almost 100% increase from 2011 – when…

University bans plastic straws

To help in the global fight against plastic pollution, the University has banned the use of plastic straws.

King Henry building first to display new University signs

Over the next few weeks the implementation of our visual identity gains new ground.

Don’t blame the shopkeeper – food adverts demonstrate government control of wartime Britain

The government’s influence on the supply and demand for food available to British consumers during the Second World War went way beyond rationing, according to new research on the intervention by the Ministry of Food.

Fustal Tournament – teams can register today

UOP Futsal Society are holding a Futsal Tournament on Saturday 20th January 2018 for students and non students.

Mercantile building closed Saturday 16 December

The contractors will carry out essential water main works can be carried out. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Christmas Jumper Day and Festive Fundraising

Bring in or donate a small gift this Christmas for the homeless or the elderly and encourage your friends and colleagues to wear their cheesiest Christmas jumpers on Friday to raise money for Save the Children.

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