Univerity technical college portsmouth

Views sought on new type of school

People are being invited to have their say about the new University Technical College (UTC) at a series of events around Portsmouth. Led by University of Portsmouth and Portsmouth City Council, the UTC…

Palaeontology student Sam Davies with the fossilised dinosaur foot he discovered.

Student makes Jurassic foot discovery

A University of Portsmouth student has made a “chance in a million” discovery – the fossilised foot of what could be the earliest Jurassic dinosaur. Palaeontology student Sam Davies made the find during…

Marine biologist Dr Alex Ford examines an amphipod shrimp similar to the infected ones taken from Langstone Harbour.

New brain-altering parasite discovered

A new species of brain-altering parasite has been discovered in Hampshire by University of Portsmouth scientists. A study led by marine biologist Dr Alex Ford found that amphipod shrimps in Langstone Harbour, Portsmouth,…

I spy: Taking the long view from the Spinnaker Tower.

Youngsters on university tourist trail

Hampshire secondary school youngsters had a taste of university life during a free school holiday event. A group of 21 children from 15 different schools spent the day at the University of Portsmouth…

Andrew Porter, Director of Initial Teacher Training at the University of Portsmouth.

Teacher training places still available

Places are still available on the University of Portsmouth’s teacher training programme, which has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. The University was this year allocated more than twice the usual amount of places…

Manuel Urbina's prize-winning food bank design.

Architecture students honoured

Three architecture students at the University of Portsmouth have been honoured for their work by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Manuel Urbina, Aleksandra Wojciak and Martyn Webb were presented with prizes…

Higher than average satisfaction: The University of Portsmouth has scored highly in the National Student Survey for satisfaction

Portsmouth has strong track record

The University of Portsmouth is expecting to attract some additional high quality students from today now A-level results have been announced. The University has a good track record of attracting strong candidates in…

Happy students: Portsmouth has out-ranked the sector average for student satisfaction

Record levels of student satisfaction

For the ninth year running the University of Portsmouth has excelled in the National Student Survey (NSS) and out-ranked the sector average for student satisfaction.

Alzheimer’s examined: Dr Mohsen Seifi, left, and Dr Jerome Swinny

New hope for people with Alzheimer’s

A team of dementia researchers at the University of Portsmouth has received a funding boost of almost £50,000 for a pioneering study into how Alzheimer’s disease affects the gut. The funding has been…

Europa League potentially doesn’t add up: Dr Adam Cox

Is Europa League an own goal?

Europa League games can damage a Premier League team’s domestic performance and taking part is not financially rewarding enough, according to new research. Taking part in the Europa League, formerly UEFA Cup, does…

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