University of Portsmouth showcase humanitarian services at open day

Hundreds of people are expected to attend an open day at the University of Portsmouth in March showcasing global, national, and local emergency and humanitarian services. The event, which takes place from 10:00am through 4:00pm on Wednesday 15th March at the university’s Ravelin Park in Museum Road, is a chance for …

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Portsmouth pupils with best attendance treated to Anne-Marie gig

Portsmouth City Council and Capital FM South Coast treated pupils at Portsmouth schools to a secret Anne-Marie gig at the New Theatre Royal on Friday 27th January. The intimate concert formed part of Capital FM’s Get In:volved project, rewarding hard-working pupils at schools across the UK who have the highest …

University of Portsmouth journalism course in national top three

The University of Portsmouth’s undergraduate journalism course has been named in the top three in the UK, in a league table of universities by the industry body which accredits journalism training. The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) has ranked the University of Portsmouth at #3 …

The Twenty Metre Rule: Freedom in the Digital Age

The University of Portsmouth’s Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries host a symposium on Wednesday 18th January, exploring the ‘Twenty Metre Rule’, a metaphor for how the digital age has impacted upon individual freedoms and privacy. The symposium asks: ‘What is autonomy or independence within online culture?’ and uses gameplay …
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Portsmouth College’s Principal Steve Frampton awarded MBE

Portsmouth College’s Principal Steve Frampton has been awarded an MBE for more than 35 years of dedication to post-16 further education. Steve Frampton MBE said: “I am extremely proud and accept this award on behalf of my past and present students, and my brilliant staff and governors. They have all …

Prince’s Trust team celebrate success at Highbury College

A group of young people aged 16 through 25 have celebrated the successful completion of a programme with The Prince’s Trust at a rewarding presentation evening at Highbury College. The programme spanned 12 weeks, and included a week’s residential in the New Forest, where they took on a variety of …

Portsmouth College praised in ‘Too Fast To Think’ book

There’s a pleasant surprise awaiting avid Portsmouth readers in the pages of CEO and author Chris Lewis’ newest best-selling book, Too Fast To Think, in the form of praise for Portsmouth College and its principal, Steve Frampton. While penning his book, Chris visited Portsmouth College to see how they were …

University of Portsmouth sewage site launched

A University of Portsmouth research field station — the only one of its kind in the UK to be located at an operational sewage works — has been launched. The Environmental Technology Field Station is used by students and researchers to study wastewater treatment, sustainable drainage and contaminated sediments. It …

University of Portsmouth graduates launch film production studio

Pictured: Electric Sheep film production trio in their Hotwalls studio | From left to right: Alex Fountain, Owen Beynon, and Charlie Timson University of Portsmouth Film Production students Owen Beynon, Alex Foundation, and Charlie Timson have wasted no time in diving headfirst into their careers, collaborating on a filmmaking studio …