Student Success

Students win national bursary for engineering talent

Two students have celebrated their success after receiving an Engineering Horizons Bursary from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The bursaries are awarded to students who are passionate about engineering and have…

Award winning Journalism student

Final year Journalism student Sean Walsh’s skill as a sports reporter has brought him a top national award.

Portsmouth student wins Christmas card design competition

An illustration student has beaten over 40 entries to win this year’s University Alliance Christmas Card competition. Georgie Underwood, a third year student studying BA Illustration at the University of Portsmouth, designed the winning image for the cover of the cards.

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…

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