Student Success

Portsmouth graduate wins Ghana’s rising star award

A University of Portsmouth graduate has won the first Rising Star award by in Ghana’s Energy Awards in recognition of his career success and contribution to the energy sector. Dr Ishmael Ackah is…

Portsmouth graduate wins prestigious travel industry award

An independent travel business set up by a University of Portsmouth graduate has won a prestigious travel award in recognition of their hard work and dedication to travel in 2017. Party Hard Travel,…

Sailing student races to glory

A sports science student at the University of Portsmouth is close to finishing a long audition for potentially being chosen as crew on Britain’s next America’s Cup challenge. Oli Greber, 22, is headsail…

Prestigious win for student film

A film that begins with a lost stapler has scooped an international prize. A Place for Everything won Best Student Film at The Crystal Palace International Film Festival 2017.

Rugby scholars selected for international sevens tour

Two University of Portsmouth students and sports scholars have been selected to compete in a major international rugby sevens tournament in Mexico. Kanisha Vincent plays for Trinidad and Tobago, and Jake Caddy plays…

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.

Portsmouth graduate named as one of the UK’s most influential black people

A University of Portsmouth graduate has been named as one of the five most influential black persons in the country. Dr Nira Chamberlain, who graduated in 2013 with a PhD in Mathematics, was…

Portsmouth graduate wins Student of the Year award

A University of Portsmouth dental hygiene therapist has won the first national Student of the Year award for excelling in her studies. Madeleine Pearce, 21, graduated in 2017 and now works as a…

Radiographer’s winning poster reveals truth about career

A radiographer who graduated from the University of Portsmouth two years ago has won a national competition to design a poster to mark World Radiography Day. Hannah Spittal, 23, is a radiographer on…

Student’s teddy bear animation highlights plight of refugees

An animated film that has teddy bears as refugees has won an award from a refugee charity. They selected the film because it is told from a child’s perspective and conveys a a great deal of emotion.

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