Dr Nick Pepin at Mount Kilimanjaro

Mountains warming faster, say scientists

The research team says that without substantially better information, we risk underestimating the severity of a number of already looming problems, including water shortages and the possible extinction of some alpine flora and fauna.

Pablo Arcelino de Lima and Ali Bobaker

Students shortlisted for Telegraph STEM awards

Two University of Portsmouth students who have designed a robotic machine that can ‘print’ walls without human intervention have been shortlisted for The Telegraph 2015 STEM Awards. Ali Bobaker and Pablo Arcelino de…


Chinese architects of the future visit Portsmouth

A group of Chinese architecture students have been getting a taste of life at the University of Portsmouth. Their visit was organised by the British Council as part of a collaboration between universities…

The University's Vice-Chancellor surrounded by graduands at the Shanghai ceremony

China students celebrate graduation

Students from China who attended the University of Portsmouth have been celebrating their graduation success in a ceremony in Shanghai. The event, which attracted over 60 graduates who had completed their degrees in…

Senior lecturer and architect Guido Robazza

Architecture students have designs on China

Three Portsmouth architecture students have teamed up with other students from the UK and China to design plans for a new city centre in a Chinese Province. Liam Whitfield, Martyn Webb and Joshua…

Austerity driven policies "kill", research has found

Suicide rates soar as economic cuts bite

The effect of economic cuts on debt ravaged Greece included a dramatic rise in the number of men committing suicide, according to new research. The research, by Dr Nikolaos Antonakakis and Professor Alan…

University ‘central to the city’: The Rt Revd Christopher Foster, Bishop of Portsmouth. Image courtesy of the Diocese of Portsmouth

Bishop extols University’s virtue in House of Lords

The House of Lords today heard a strong and compelling speech about the vital role the University of Portsmouth plays in the city. The Bishop of Portsmouth, The Rt Rev’d Christopher Foster, used…

Breaking new ground in Middle East: Dr Liza Howe-Walsh

Helping employers take global perspective

Employees increasingly need to be able to work on a global stage, not just in their own local environment, a human resources expert told an international technology conference. To succeed globally companies increasingly…

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Hundreds of international students share culture and customs

Chinese calligraphy, Afro-Caribbean crafts and Spanish dancing were all on show at ‘Around the World in One Day’ – an event for University of Portsmouth international students to share their countries’ culture and…

John Naysmith, representing the School of Languages and Area Studies, with two TESOL graduates sponsored by the Malaysian Ministry of Education

Hardworking international students take centre stage

More than 250 Portsmouth students from south-east Asia, the Pacific and Africa were awarded their degrees at a graduation ceremony in Malaysia this month. Among them, one Malaysian family in particular has built…

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