Student Success

Musical students win high praise

The University of Portsmouth’s Dramatic and Musical Society has won an Accolade of Excellence from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association for its 2015 production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Allegro at the King’s…

The LRBAR-UPEN sustainability competition finalists and judges

Student success with water and energy project

A student derived project that could reduce water usage and the carbon footprint for sailing team, Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing (LRBAR), is the winning entry in the first student sustainability competition jointly run by LRBAR and the University of Portsmouth Environment Network (UPEN).


Fraud and crises research earns doctorates

Research on tackling fraud in UK central government, and on more efficient handling of ‘hypercomplex’ crises has seen the first awards of Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management by the University of Portsmouth.

Ben Ross prize winning civic centre proposal

Students win architectural accolades

Three architecture students at the University of Portsmouth have won prizes for their work from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Geology graduates Will Smith, left, and Matt Flambard.

Geology graduates win top scholarships

Geology students Matt Flambard and Will Smith have double reason to celebrate – because in addition to graduating with first class honours in BSc Geology they have been awarded prestigious international scholarships to…

Distance learner, Christos Fragos (with wife and daughter) travelled from Greece specially for his graduation

Distance no barrier for Christos

Distance has been no barrier to learning for Christos Fragos, who has made the special trip from home in Greece in order to be present at graduation. Christos studied towards the top-up BSc…


Triple graduation for mum and daughters

As one of the University’s Academic Registry team organising graduation, Tina Salt is very used to graduation ceremonies.


Award success for TV and broadcast graduate

A BSc Television and Broadcasting graduate is celebrating after winning an award for best post-production project.

Victoria Cashmore on the steps of the Guildhall with sons Paul and Aiden

Graduation tops off a year of ‘wonderful moments’

Graduating with a Foundation Degree in Learning Support rounds off a year “wonderful moments” for Victoria Cashmore, which has already included singing as part of Winchester Military Wives Choir with pop legend Lulu on her UK tour.


Hardworking students win major accolade

Two University of Portsmouth students with a sharp eye for business have beaten 650 others around the UK to win Student Employees of the Year 2016. Jo Miguens, a third year business and…

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