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…

Novel approach: Dr Lorraine Hope

Using memory science to train surgeons

Professor Lorraine Hope will be examining the role of memory in the training of surgeons.

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…

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