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January 2016

Prestigious nursing course awarded

The University of Portsmouth has been successful in its bid to provide adult nursing education from next year, bringing nursing education back to Portsmouth.

John Craven

Professor John Craven graduates with distinction

Former Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor John Craven, has graduated from King’s College London with an MA in Philosophy after studying a two year part time programme.

EPSRC seeks academics for Strategic Advisory Network

The EPSRC is seeking applications to join its Strategic Advisory Network.

UP for Juniors turns 10

Happy 10th birthday to the ‘UP for Juniors’ scheme, which promotes university education to thousands of youngsters across Portsmouth and South East Hampshire

University marks LGBT History Month

The University of Portsmouth celebrates LGBT History Month in February with a film festival and a free public lecture. First up, on Wednesday, February 3, is a lecture by Dr Dominic Janes, Reader…

Beginners courses in pilates, yoga, hip hop dance and mindfulness and meditation

New beginners courses in pilates, yoga, hip hop dance and mindfulness and meditation

LGBT History Month 2016

LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) History Month celebrates the lives, achievements and promotes awareness of the LGBT community. As part of the celebrations the University is proud to be supporting a range of activities through the month. Events are open to all staff and students.

Notes from University Executive Board

Notes are now available from the University Executive Board meeting held on 11 January 2016.

Academic Skills Unit (ASK) Skills Sessions

Some of our ASK skills sessions cover some aspects of speaking in front of others. View our complete programme online at

New group embraces technology enhanced learning

A new group exploring Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is looking at the best way to bring technology into your day-to-day teaching. The next TEL session is on Wednesday 16 March from 1pm – 2pm.

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