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January 2019

Live cooking demonstration with Great British Bake Off star on CCI TV

Following the success of CCI TV’s live cooking demonstration, students are again invited to cook along with Great British Bake Off contestant Enwezor Nzegwu to improve their cooking skills.

Simple step will add millions to charities’ purse

A slight technological shift looks likely to herald the start of a new era for charity fundraising in which good causes get more money, at no extra cost to donors. Streeva, the company…

University strategy workshops for students

What should be the University’s priorities over the next few years? What changes should we make that would benefit students the most? Contribute your ideas and shape the future of the University. 

Astronomers secure major funding for their work

The University of Portsmouth’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG) has been awarded over £2 million in funding to continue its world-leading astrophysics research. This funding from the UK Science and Technology Facilities…

UoP staff member wins Portsmouth’s Volunteer of the Year Award

Hayley Wheeler from UoP Global has won the Volunteer of the Year Award 2019 at the annual Shaping Portsmouth Conference in recognition of her remarkable charity work.

Student art exhibition celebrates LGBT History month

An exhibition featuring illustrations of LGBT icons by Illustration student Ashleigh Nicole will be on display in Eldon Building throughout LGBT History month.

How to target resources in efforts to end female genital mutilation

Tamsin Bradley, Professor in International Development Studies, University of Portsmouth A new study shows that 130 million women have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) in 29 of the highest prevalence countries, many of…

Try before you buy – Park and Ride

Portsmouth Park & Ride are offering two free tickets for staff to try out the scheme for free. Smartcards can also be purchased to get significant discounts on the service.

Portsmouth announces 6th Pride LGBTQ+ Film Festival

The film festival, featuring films such as Anchor and Hope (2017) and Postcards from London (2018) will be screened along with discussions about the films on Wednesday 6 February.

University sports scholar to represent Team GB

A University of Portsmouth sports scholar has been selected to take part in the 2019 World University Winter Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. This is the second consecutive time that Laurence Willows, a third year…

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