‘A Plastic Ocean’ film screening

The University of Portsmouth Environment Network host a free screening of documentary film A Plastic Ocean at the Eldon Building in Winston Churchill Avenue on Thursday 23rd March 2017. A Plastic Ocean is a new feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We …
23 rd
Mar 2017
18:30

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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 …

Budding astronomers explore Universe at Portsmouth Stargazing event

Astronomers of all ages explored the wonders of the Universe at a Stargazing event in Portsmouth on Tuesday 31st January. University of Portsmouth astronomers hosted the event at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and over 600 people visited, despite misty skies and rain. The event was organised by the University of Portsmouth’s …

University of Portsmouth Big Bold Graphic Design Quiz

The BA (Hons) Graphic Design faculty at the University of Portsmouth bring their annual Big Bold Graphic Design Quiz back for 2017 on Thursday 2nd February. Housed in The Fat Fox at Albert Road against a soundtrack spun by DJ Gentle Bren, this pub quiz-esque challenge focuses on graphic design …
02 nd
Feb 2017
19:00

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 …

University of Portsmouth Paralympian’s silver success celebrated

A celebratory event was held at the University of Portsmouth last week for a student who won silver at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio. Master’s student Lauren Steadman (pictured above, right) competed in the debut paratriathlon event on Copacabana beach in Brazil. Lauren’s support team, including coaches, psychologists, and trainers, …

University of Portsmouth acquires space electronics training school

The University of Portsmouth has acquired a European Space Agency (ESA) school which trains and qualifies technicians to build electronic components vital to the success of space missions. ASTA Technology Ltd., which has been based at the university since 2008, is one of just seven schools worldwide accredited by ESA …

Triple family graduation at University of Portsmouth

Pictured: Tina Salt (centre) with daughters Jody (left) and Amy (right) all graduate from the University of Portsmouth Tina Salt is one of the University of Portsmouth’s Academic Registry team, so she’s very used to graduation ceremonies — but this year will be extra-special, as Tina and her two …

Biggest galactic map throws light on dark energy

Pictured: a slice through the map of the large-scale structure of the Universe from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and its Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey — each dot indicates the position of a galaxy 6-billion years in the past, and the image covers about 1/20th of the sky An …

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 …