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Nathan Cable (Centre, grey jacket and white shirt)

High flying Portsmouth graduate named as one of tomorrow’s travel leaders

University of Portsmouth Business graduate Nathan Cable, co-founder of Party Hard Travel, has been listed as one of 30 young travel stars by leading travel industry magazine, Travel Trade Gazette (TTG).

L-R: Nigel Jackson of award sponsor Swift Fire and Security, Dr Alison Wakefield and comedian Jimmy Carr

Security course wins national award

A University of Portsmouth course has been recognised at a prestigious national awards ceremony, highlighting the best people, projects and processes in the security and fire sectors.

The relationship between tourism and a country's economy is comples

Tourism no panacea for undemocratic countries

Tourism doesn’t help poor, undemocratic countries thrive, according to new research. The idea that tourism can help reduce poverty in developing countries is over-simplified and the relationship, between tourism and a country’s economy,…


New overseas partnerships cemented

The University’s vision for creating a network of strategic global partnerships is making headway thanks to a new overseas collaboration.


Scientists get closer look at Earth’s mysteries

Portsmouth geologists may eventually be able to shed light on two of the planet’s great mysteries after winning privileged access to a highly specialist laboratory. Dr Craig Storey and Dr James Darling, both…

Students at the higher education resource centre, which has been stocked with book donations from the University of Portsmouth.

Textbook donations benefit African students

Donations of textbooks from the University of Portsmouth are helping a Ugandan graduate to improve higher education in his own country.

Francesca Burgoyne in a scene from the film shot in the networking laboratory.

University on show in award-winning film

A short independent movie partly shot at the University of Portsmouth has won a best sci-fi film award at a festival in California.

Mark Button

Justice system deals with fewer than two per cent of detected fraudsters

Fewer than two per cent of people who are caught committing fraud are dealt with by the criminal justice system, according to a new study from the University of Portsmouth.


One step closer to the perfect coffee

Mathematicians are a step closer to answering what, for some, is one of life’s most pressing questions – how to make the perfect cup of coffee. Advanced mathematical analysis of a “hideously complicated”…


Fashion intern’s work on high street

A Portsmouth fashion student who did a placement with major high street retailer FatFace was over the moon to see her design in shop windows a year later. Lauren Chivers, 21, of Portsmouth,…

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