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March 2019

Renters in England can now sue landlords over mouldy, cold or noisy properties

Landlord to the rescue? Shutterstock. Emily Walsh, University of Portsmouth A new law recently came into force, which gives tenants in England greater powers to hold landlords to account over homes which are…

UoP Careers Service among country’s best

The University of Portsmouth’s Careers and Employability Service has been ranked 14th in the country, according to leading review website, Student Hut.

Discounted tickets for you to uncover the secrets of the Mary Rose

Save £7 with these discounted student tickets to step into Tudor Times, including entry into a new exhibition about the crew of the Mary Rose and upcoming summer events

Fish fights: Britain has a long history of trading away access to coastal waters

Andy Forse, University of Portsmouth; Ben Drakeford, University of Portsmouth, and Jonathan Potts, University of Portsmouth The British boats were outnumbered by about eight to one by the French. Before long there were…

40 years in catering – Portsmouth to royal yacht parties and back again

Head of Catering Services Nick Leach has been made a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality in recognition of his 40 years working in the catering industry, including time arranging royal yacht parties and designing kitchens for the King of Spain.

Bigger venue for staff car parking event

The staff car parking event at 12.00pm on 27 March has been moved to a bigger venue, and a third car parking event has also been organised.

Have you ever thought about a career change in teaching?

Find out more at an Information Evening about how the University supports trainees to become outstanding teachers.

“Gender Equality – are we there yet?” – Booking now open

Booking is now open for “Gender Equality – are we there yet?”, a conference open to all staff, focusing on gender equality and diversity.  The conference will be held on Wednesday 15th May 2019, 1.00PM – 4.00PM and will be opened by the Vice-Chancellor, Graham Galbraith. This is the University’s seventh annual Athena SWAN conference.


The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries invites you to support the University of Portsmouth Show Choir Society in the Masters of Show Choir 2019.

Bee-Released Counselling wins Enterprise Showcase Startup of the Year

A counselling service with a difference, has won £4,000 of business support after being crowned Startup of the Year at the University of Portsmouth’s Enterprise Showcase. Founded by MSc Criminal Justice student Bianca…

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