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UoP student ensures Team England stays connected

A University of Portsmouth student who is on a placement year with a Scottish IT company has been selected to be the first point of contact for IT for Team England during the…

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Twin sisters are first equal

Twin sisters Hannah and Emmal Safi graduated with first class honours degrees in applied physics from the University of Portsmouth yesterday. The women, who describe themselves as “studious, but definitely not boring” have…

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From nursery to boardroom in one leap

When he was six years old Emmanuel Merody tried renting out his Teddy bears to classmates. He didn’t make any money. At the age of nine, he fared a little better when he…

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Physics graduates shoot for the stars with PhD places

Two undergraduate students from the University of Portsmouth’s applied physics degree have been accepted on to PhD courses at its world-leading Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG). Xan Atkinson and Daniel Goddard graduate…

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Elite sportswoman wins another ‘first’

A Paralympian and European champion triathlete Lauren Steadman graduates today from the University of Portsmouth with a first-class degree in psychology. Lauren, 21, has already competed in two Paralymics, the first when she…

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Portsmouth photography students are the best

Three Portsmouth photography students have had their work selected as the best in the country by a leading gallery director. Lorenzo Fusi, Director of Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, selected eight of his favourite…

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Journalism student and footballer scores a first

A University of Portsmouth journalism student who juggled his studies with a professional football career and parenthood graduates with a first-class honours degree today. Levi Hanssen, 26, currently lives in the Faroe Islands,…

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Staff and student partnership wins award

A partnership project run by a team of staff and students designed to enhance student learning has won a national award from the Higher Education Academy (HEA). The team was recognised for their…

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Student wins national award for ‘beautiful’ portrayal of pylons

A University of Portsmouth graphic design student has won a prestigious award for his book on high-voltage electricity pylons. Third-year student, Eric Downer, won the New Designer of the Year award at New…

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Dental Academy shines at awards ceremony

The University of Portsmouth Dental Academy has won a Shine Award for its work with school children, isolated young males and vulnerable adults. Staff at the Dental Academy were awarded the ‘High Performing…

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