International students take centre stage at degree ceremony

More than 190 University of Portsmouth students from Southeast Asia were awarded their degrees in a ceremony in Singapore this week. Students from Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei and China were…

New wardrobe for University Chancellor

Fashion students have designed a clothing collection for media guru and new University Chancellor, Karen Blackett OBE. The students chose Karen as their muse after she was named as the next University Chancellor earlier this year.

Award win for student film about depression

A film about a son’s experience of his father’s depression has won the student prize at the Cornwall Film Festival Short Film Competition. The film, Bulldoze, uses puppets to explore what it feels like to be leaving home and leaving behind a parent who is suffering with the illness.

Annual Translation Conference attracts global delegates

Delegates from around the world attended the 17th Portsmouth Annual Translation Conference last week, with the theme of ‘Translation and Disruption: Global and Local Perspectives’.

New great ape species discovered in Indonesia

A new great ape species has been discovered in Indonesia’s upland forests by an international team of researchers, including the University of Portsmouth. With no more than 800 individuals, the new species —…

Leading UK geologist joins forces with India’s top scientists

A UK geologist has shared his knowledge with India’s National Centre for Earth Science Studies as its first international visitor under a new scheme to broaden and deepen the understanding of our planet….

Improving the employment rates of women through digital technology

The University of Portsmouth is leading a new multi-million euro project to improve the employment rates of women from disadvantaged backgrounds by boosting their digital skills and knowledge. The project will tackle the digital skills shortage that currently exists in the UK and France.

Senegalese Ambassador visits University

The Ambassador of Senegal visited the University of Portsmouth this week to speak about tackling security challenges in West Africa. His Excellency Professor Cheikh Ahmadou Dieng discussed Senegalese perspectives on security issues that affect…

Scholarship scheme provides support for threatened students at risk

The University of Portsmouth is helping students and academics from emerging economies or states in crisis to continue their studies free from persecution and threats to their lives.

Londoners among most likely to feel ground move beneath feet

London tops the table of 52 European cities for the number of people exposed to possible ground instability, according to a new study. The research, from an earth scientist at the University of…

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