Student Success
Best of the best: Danielle Hayter

Portsmouth’s crème de la creme

Two recent graduates have won highly competitive national prizes for their in-depth understanding of modern France.

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…

London to Paris charity bike ride

Cycling students raise thousands for cancer charity

A group of Portsmouth Students have cycled from London to Paris, covering almost 500 kilometres in five days, to raise almost £24,000 in support of the charity, Breast Cancer Now.


Film graduates bursting with talent

Lawrence Fish, Ben Cook and Simon Shergold’s film has been shortlisted for the Guild of Television Cameraman Bill Vinten University Prize and the 2015 Long Beach International Film Festival.

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…

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…


Paratriathlete strikes gold again

A University of Portsmouth Master’s student has won gold at the Paratriathlon Rio test event on Copacabana beach in Brazil – a big step towards the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Lauren Steadman led from…

Best intern of the year Duncan Pastoors

Portsmouth student best intern 2015

A second year student at the University of Portsmouth has won the national ‘Intern of the Year’ award. Duncan Pastoors, 24, who is studying BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing in the School…

Delivered: The team, all of whom graduated this week, are the first final year group to complete and publish a game

Game on for high-flying graduates

Games design students in Portsmouth have set the bar high for all those in the UK who dream of publishing their own computer games. City Block Cats, available on the Google Play Android…

Triumph over adversity: Julia and Andrew DeCesare

Attack inspires woman to study

A woman who was inspired to study after seeing her husband beaten in a random and savage attack has graduated with a Master’s degree. Julia DeCesare, 39, of Cambridge, was awarded an MSc…

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