September 2011

Wanted: football referees (UoP intramural football leagues)

Would you like to referee the University’s intramural football leagues? paid work great experience 6 and 11-a-side games various days and times available If you are a qualified referee and are interested in…

Heritage Lottery Fund success for New Theatre Royal

The New Theatre Royal (NTR) has received a grant of £939,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), in support of regeneration and development plans for the back-lot of the Theatre, in collaboration with…

Beware of scam student loan emails

Some students are receiving scam emails claiming to be from Student Finance England and asking for account details. These emails may also come from friends on Facebook. These are fraudulent emails. Student Finance…

Online security tip

How can you tell if someone is trying to scam you online? They will ask you to reveal your username and your password. If you are asked to reveal your password then you…

Youngsters experience engineering thanks to 'UP for it'

University committed to helping low-income students

The University of Portsmouth continues to offer excellent support to students from lower-income families, according to the latest report from the Office for Fair Access (OFFA). In recent years the University has increased…

Calling all CCI students: be part of New Creatives 2012

The University of Portsmouth, Aspex Gallery and six FE colleges/sixth form colleges are jointly inviting Creative and Cultural Industries students to work with a commissioned artist for New Creatives 2012, an artist-led exhibition…

Early Bird gym membership for students

Early Bird membership offer for new students:  SAVE £10! Buy before Wednesday 5 October 2011 for a one-off price of £135. You will save £10 and have 12 months unlimited access to: three…

Dr Witton's depiction of a giant pterosaur known as an Azhdarchid

Science key to cutting-edge series

A University of Portsmouth palaeontologist was a special advisor on the BBC’s latest hit series, Planet Dinosaur. The series tells the stories of the biggest, deadliest and weirdest creatures ever to walk the…

Research by Dr Joanna Scurr informs bra design

Scientists help develop new sports bra fitting service

The University of Portsmouth’s Research Group in Breast Health have joined forces with a specialist running retailer and developed the UK’s first evidence-based professional sports bra fitting service. Launched this week, the free…

Health and Safety NEBOSH courses for 2011/12

The University Health and Safety Office in partnership with the University of Chichester, runs  the NEBOSH (Nation Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) courses. These are globally-recognised, vocationally-related qualifications designed to meet…

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