This week

New sports facility to transform the health of students and the city

The University of Portsmouth has unveiled plans for a new sustainable sports facility. The £50m facility is the first major phase of the University’s estate masterplan, which aims to reshape its city centre…

Free cybersecurity lecture from award-winning expert

The award-winning cybersecurity expert Professor Paul Dorey is giving a free public talk at the University of Portsmouth on Wednesday 24 January. Professor Dorey advises companies and governments in developing their cybersecurity strategies,…

Portsmouth Professor receives MBE in New Year’s Honours

Professor Mike Tipton from the University of Portsmouth has been awarded an MBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list.

Partnership with Stanmore College announced

The University of Portsmouth is delighted to announce a formal partnership with Stanmore College that starts in 2018. The University believes that the College is an exciting collaborative partner and both parties are…

‘Cosmic lantern’ could help us further understand the fate of the Universe

New research has provided a deeper insight into emission line galaxies, used in several ongoing and upcoming surveys, to help us further understand the composition and fate of the Universe. The quest to…

Students inspired to ‘reach for the stars’ at official UTC opening

Students at the University Technical College (UTC) Portsmouth were hugely excited to welcome ESA astronaut Major Tim Peake to officially open their college yesteday (12 December). The University is the lead sponsor of…

University bans plastic straws

To help in the global fight against plastic pollution, the University has banned the use of plastic straws.

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UK foots £190bn annual fraud bill

The annual cost of fraud in the UK is £190 billion, equal to around £10,000 per family, according to a new research study. The Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 reveals the staggering prevalence of…

University welcomes its new Chancellor

Karen Blackett OBE will be inaugurated as the fourth Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth at a special event at Portsmouth Guildhall from 4pm today. Karen will become Chancellor during the University’s 25th…

DarkFest uncovers Portsmouth’s dark history

This Halloween sees the return of Portsmouth DarkFest, a creative and cultural festival exploring all things dark, supernatural, and sinister. Inspired by the Supernatural Cities project at the University of Portsmouth, and working…

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