University of Portsmouth students transform disused urban space

University of Portsmouth students have breathed new life into a disused urban space through a community partnership involving local youngsters and Portsmouth City Council. The #IHeartPompey project, led by the University of Portsmouth School of Architecture, saw the Odd Triangle — a neglected area at the end of Guildhall Walk — …

Duchess of Cambridge opens interactive ‘Tech Deck’ at Land Rover BAR

The Duchess — Royal Patron of Ben Ainslie Racing’s official charity the 1851 — joined BAR skipper Sir Ben Ainslie and Chairman of the 1851 Trust Sir Keith Mills, to conduct the official opening of the team’s interactive ‘Tech Deck’ Education Centre. The all new ‘Tech Deck’ offers a unique behind-the-scenes experience with …

University of Portsmouth appoint new Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement

The University of Portsmouth have appointed a new Pro Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement, Chris Chang, who will join the university on 1st September 2016. Chris is currently Pro Vice-Chancellor Corporate Marketing, International, and Development Services at Anglia Ruskin University. He has over 20 years of experience in the higher …

University of Portsmouth welcomes students from Oman

Pictured: students and staff from the MTC in Oman during their visit to the University of Portsmouth Students on University of Portsmouth-validated courses at the Military Technological College (MTC) in Oman spent a week finding out about life at their partner organisation. The university welcomed a group of …

University of Portsmouth students honoured for wind farm work

Team Dynamic members receive their award | From left: Paul Duffield (Nauti), Charlie Clark (Dynamic), Connor Harvey (Dynamic), Dheeraj Rongala (PBS), Paul Trott (PBS), Jia Hng Khoh (Dynamic), Peter Wainwright (PBS) A team of University of Portsmouth business students has been honoured for its contribution to the region’s offshore …

UTC Portsmouth greenlit for £10million school building

Portsmouth’s new employer-led University Technical College (UTC) has been given the green light from the city’s planning committee. The committee approved the application for the new £10million school building, subject to planning conditions. Led by the University of Portsmouth, the Royal Navy, Salterns Academy Trust, and Portsmouth City Council, UTC Portsmouth …

Portsmouth graphic design students earn prestigious awards

12 final-year graphic design students at the University of Portsmouth have won prestigious international awards from the industry leader. Two — Jefferson Robinson and Zoe Fouracre — were also given special recognition for their winning entries by being awarded merits by the International Society of Typographic Designers. The society asks …

Portsmouth Cultural Trust to present Punk in Pompey project

This year marks the 40th anniversary of punk — a genre that profoundly changed the British cultural scene, particularly in cities like Portsmouth. To celebrate punk’s major influence on British culture and to support a new generation in discovering the history of punk in Portsmouth, The Portsmouth Cultural Trust …

University of Portsmouth architecture students build pavilion in Italy

Architecture students from the University of Portsmouth put theory into practice when they travelled to Italy to build a timber pavilion over the course of just three days. The team of 21 students designed and built the pavilion under the direction of senior lecturer and architect Guido Robazza, as part …

University of Portsmouth students produce sports skills videos for schools

Two University of Portsmouth students are collaborating on the production of a library of sports skills videos they believe could revolutionise the teaching of physical education in primary schools. Primary school PE coach Vanessa King — a part-time PhD student in the Department of Sport and Exercise Science …

University of Portsmouth law students offer free legal advice

A team of final-year law students from the University of Portsmouth are offering free legal advice to local people as an alternative to their dissertation. Based at the John Pounds Centre in Portsea, the team of 10 have covered cases ranging from benefits and employment to housing and family issues, …

Portsmouth pupils salute Navy heroes

Royal Marines drummers kicked off a Portsmouth school’s real heroes week in style with a surprise playground performance. The five-strong Corps of Drums from the city’s Royal Marines Band amazed pupils and staff at Court Lane Infant School, Cosham, with a dazzling 20-minute display to launch the ‘Real …