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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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University wins European studies excellence award

The University of Portsmouth is one of only 17 institutions worldwide to have been recognised as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence this year, a prestigious award to encourage excellence in the research…

The new data includes infrared spectra of these two stars, shown in the context of the Milky Way galaxy.

Credit: Peter Frinchaboy (Texas Christian University), Ricardo Schiavon (Liverpool John Moores University), and the SDSS-III Collaboration. Infrared sky image from 2MASS, IPAC/Caltech, and University of Massachusetts.

Largest-ever 3D map of distant Universe

Leading world astronomers, including ten from the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at Portsmouth, have this week released a new public online dataset which almost doubles the size of the largest 3D map…

Wing Commander Nasser Bin Khamis Al-Suwaidi of the Oman Military Technological College and Rebecca Bunting, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth

University wins prestigious Oman contract

The University of Portsmouth has won a prestigious contract to oversee the courses at a new military technological college in Oman. The agreement is the first of its kind for the University, and…

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