February 2012
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MBA part-time programme staff scholarship

Portsmouth Business School is now offering a number of staff scholarships for the Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) part-time programme starting in September 2012. Programme details can be found at www.port.ac.uk/mba. The…

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Ceramics and glass workshops

Why not take this opportunity to be creative and learn some new skills in glass or ceramics? A structured six-week course will teach you the basic techniques for each material while allowing you…

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Timetables unavailable on Staff Portal – 29 February 2012

Timetables in the Staff Portal will not be available on Wednesday 29 February to allow for essential maintenance. The Student Portal will also be affected so please advise your students to try the…

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Commercial success for computer game

A computer game created by a University lecturer has recouped its initial budget within 6 hours of its commercial release. Two years in the making, Dear Esther went on sale last week and…

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Where we used to live – new website of maps from the past launched

The broadest single collection of historical maps from around the world is being made available online with the launch of a new web site. The site, Old Maps Online described by its creators…

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Tuesday security tip: Be alert

As security technology advances in its power and sophistication we should all be safer. However, cyber criminals are constantly developing new tools and strategies to overcome our defences. They usually take user ignorance,…

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Student Portal not available on Wednesday 29 February

The Student Portal will be unavailable on Wednesday 29 February 2012 to allow an upgrade. Why not take the opportunity to test the Myport website and the new iCal service? While you will…

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Create 12: For students looking to work in the creative industries

Dates: Monday 5 to Friday 9 March 2012 Venue: Purple Door, 28 Guildhall Walk Would your students like to find out more about working in the creative industries? Please let them know about Create…

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Black minority and ethnic role models photography exhibition celebrates diversity

A photography exhibition portraying black, minority and ethnic (BME) role models is going on display from today. The portraits, of individuals of black and Afro Caribbean descent, are designed to promote positive role…

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University battery recycling scheme: Green Portsmouth in action

Did you know that…. as part of the Green Portsmouth initiative, you can leave batteries with your caretaker/ reception desk for recycling. Batteries to recycle are typically those used in offices e.g. AA,…

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