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April 2016

Business School Postgraduate and Part-time Study Open Evening

Join us at the next PBS Postgraduate and Part-time Study Open Evening where you will have the opportunity to visit information stands, attend a presentation by the Dean and, over drinks and canapes, meet lecturers and current students.

Irish peace process ‘at risk’ if Britain leaves EU

Northern Ireland’s delicate peace process could be put at risk if Britain votes to leave the EU, according to a University of Portsmouth expert. In an article published today in the Journal of…

UTC Portsmouth gets planning go ahead

Portsmouth’s new employer-led University Technical College (UTC) got the green light today from the city’s planning committee which granted approval for the £10m new school building. The committee approved the application, subject to…

Celebrating Volunteering Awards 2016

The awards ceremony on 21 April was a huge success, with charities, not-for-profit organisations, University staff and students joining together to recognise and celebrate the efforts of student volunteers and their impact in the local community.

Portsmouth joins survey to create ‘movie of the sky’

The University of Portsmouth has become one of the latest supporters of a new telescope which is being built to produce movies of the sky. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will produce…

Last chance to enter NSS prize draw!

The NSS survey closes on 30 April. Don’t miss the opportunity of entering the prize draw by completing the survey. You could win one of 30 great prizes!

First year students required for ‘learning gain’ research study

Take part and you could win an ipad or £100/£50 Amazon voucher.

£5,000 award available for budding entrepreneurs

The car finance specialist, Zuto, have made the grant available to anyone within the UK who feels they have what it takes to run a successful business.

Notes from the University Executive Board

Notes are now available from the University Executive Board meeting held on 4 April 2016.

Astrophysicist joins House of Lords discussion

A Portsmouth cosmologist will be joining a select group of opinion-shapers to discuss women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) over lunch at the House of Lords next week. Dr Karen Masters,…

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