February 2012

Streetdance competition for Portsmouth pupils

Over 350 pupils coached by students from the University’s UP for Sport Volunteer Scheme competed in an annual streetdance competition at the King’s Theatre yesterday. The pupils from 15 primary and secondary schools…

Extra fitness classes now available

The Department of Sport and Recreation has now added extra fitness classes on the programme to accommodate its growing membership base. Week starting 20 February 2012 Monday 1.00pm:  Core Conditioning Studio Tuesday 4.30pm: …

Accounting and finance careers fair

Date: 7 March 2012 Time: 1.00pm-3.30pm Venue: Richmond BuildingAtrium If your students are interested in a career in accounting or finance, please let them know about the Careers Fair at Portsmouth Business School….

Students help reduce crime

Students are helping cut crime on campus thanks to an initiative between the University of Portsmouth and Hampshire police. Twelve students on courses from criminology to entertainment technology have signed up to help…

University advertising campaigns managed in-house

From 1 March 2012, the University will be bringing all placement of advertising campaigns in-house and no longer use an advertising agency for any media buying or artwork production. All purchase of any…

University staff to trial Google

The University is preparing to pilot a migration from our email and calendar system – GroupWise – to a more highly available, lower-cost solution provided by Google called Gmail. If the pilot is…

Belly dancing five-week courses

Belly dancing is not only beautiful and mysterious, it’s also a serious workout. Belly dancing five-week courses now available at the Department of Sport and Recreation. Starting dates Wednesday 29 February 2012 Wednesday…

University Committee minutes: Learning and Teaching

In an effort to ensure all staff are aware and informed of the action of our University committees, please note that the following are available on the intranet: Minutes of the University Learning…

The Students’ Union needs volunteers

This year, the Students’ Union (UPSU) is hosting the local Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile at the Mountbatten Leisure Centre on Sunday 25 March. If you would like to help out on the day…

Get jogging for Sport Relief Mile

Date: Sunday 25 March 2012 Venue: Mounbatten Leisure Centre, Portsmouth The Students’ Union is hosting the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Portsmouth and would like to encourage students and staff to run it…

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