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Good luck, bon chance, boa sorte Tim Peake!

To mark astronaut and alumnus Tim Peake’s launch into space on 15 December, University of Portsmouth cosmologists have recorded good luck messages for Tim in 15 different languages. Major Tim Peake, Britain’s first…

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International success for Portsmouth fashion student

A University of Portsmouth student has had her work selected for exhibition at a graduate show in China. Emily Streatfeild’s work went on display this weekend at the British Council’s UK Graduate Show…

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Bailouts lead to weaker economies

Government bailouts of banks may have made Europe’s fragile economic stability worse rather than better, according to new large-scale research. In addition, a widespread expectation of government support makes banks more vulnerable to…

The University is teaming up with Indonesia to set up a new centre for global health

Portsmouth partners with Indonesia for global health research

A memorandum of agreement to set up a new centre for global health has been signed by the University of Portsmouth and the University of Brawijaya in Indonesia. The Portsmouth-Brawijaya Centre for Global…

University of Portsmouth Vice Chancellor Graham Galbraith, centre, with International Director Joe Docherty, second from right, Chevening representative Catriona MacArthur, right, and the scholarship students.

Warm welcome for scholarship students

International scholarship students destined to become movers and shakers in their own countries have been honoured at the University of Portsmouth. Vice-Chancellor Professor Graham Galbraith gave a personal welcome to the recipients of…

Deputy International Director Cath Cole, back right, with alumni and staff from the University’s Shanghai and Beijing offices at the opening

University opens first office in Beijing

  The University of Portsmouth has opened its first office in China’s capital Beijing to help strengthen ties with its educational partners and win hearts and minds in neighbouring provinces. The Beijing office,…

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Children design bags for international science conference

Local school children have painted pictures of humans in extreme environments on to cotton bags for a University of Portsmouth conference next week. Children from Alverstoke, Purbrook and St John’s Junior Schools, were…

Top 50: The University of Portsmouth rises in another independent guide

Portsmouth in Guardian’s top 50

The University of Portsmouth has risen six places in the Guardian University Guide, an independent ranking of quality in higher education. Portsmouth is now 49th, having risen from 55th in last year’s guide. The…


University helps America’s Cup preparation

Store managers at Gunwharf Quays have beaten the starter’s gun by brushing up on how to cope with an extra estimated half a million visitors for America’s Cup racing in Portsmouth this July….

Robert Polidori, Favela Rocinha #1, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2009, UV-cured ink on aluminum, 3.4 x 9.8 feet/1 x 3 meters, edition 1/2. © 2009 Robert Polidori, image courtesy of the artist

Venice exhibition bridges frontiers

Two men from opposite sides of the world who met while studying art history at Oxford 25 years ago are staging a major exhibition in Venice. Frontiers Reimagined: Art That Connects Us is…

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