Student Success
Juliet Grout, Information Security Manager, IBM and student Alaa Mohasseb

Student wins prize at women in computing event

A University of Portsmouth computing student has won a cash prize at an annual conference and networking event for women in computer science. PhD student Alaa Mohasseb won £100 for her research on…

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Portsmouth journalism students ‘smash it’ with shorthand

Four journalism students at the University of Portsmouth are among a small handful nationwide to have achieved the highest speeds measured in shorthand exams this summer. The students achieved outstanding results across the…

ODP student Noel Kithakye teaching CPR to school pupils.

Children receive free life-saving skills

The University of Portsmouth is on a mission to help save lives by providing year 9 schoolchildren on the Isle of Wight with free life-saving CPR training.

Budding barrister Matt Davies

Law student wins Middle Temple scholarship

A University of Portsmouth law student has been awarded the highly coveted Harmsworth scholarship to study as a barrister.


Physiology wins top student award

A University of Portsmouth science graduate has won a national award for exceptional talent, including helping inform improvements in access to bowel cancer screening. Sam Nightingale, 26, was awarded a first class degree…

Hospitality management students have been awarded professional industry awards by Tourism South-East

Tourism students gain professional qualifications

Portsmouth tourism students have put themselves ahead of the competition by studying for professional qualifications in disability access and customer service.

Students volunteer across a number of sectors.

Community spirit to be honoured at awards ceremony

University of Portsmouth students who spend their free time giving back to the community will be honoured at a special awards ceremony this week. The 2017 Celebrating Volunteering Awards Ceremony, hosted by the…

l-r Mark Smith, Edward Adams, Max Graham and Abigail Quek all of Polar Enterprises and lecturer Dr Xiaoti Hu

Students’ project helps local business flourish

A local company based in Waterlooville are changing the way they run their business, thanks to a student project.

L-R: Matthew Chamberlain (Director), Dominic Gaunt (Director), Oliver Wood (Associate Director) and David Ayre (Director).

Architectural alumni win Young Architect of the Year Award

A group of three alumni from the School of Architecture has won the Young Architect of the Year Award.

3.	Senegal ties: Jana Konig on placement in Senegal, where she later returned to work afte r graduating from the University of Portsmouth

Building bridges between the UK and Senegal

A close friendship between two universities – one in Portsmouth, and the other in Senegal, Africa – is celebrating the 30th anniversary of changing lives in both countries. The University of Portsmouth and…

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