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Brightly lit petrol stations inspire hope

The sense of isolation that comes from driving long distances in rural England at night has inspired a photographer to find beauty in lonely petrol stations. Andrew Hayward’s haunting photographs were commissioned by…

Student fundraisers and Union officers (l-r): Emily Dell, Orion Brooks, Lucie Cook, Catherine Redding, Kayleigh Teague, Richard Glover, Connar Walford, James Bodin, Adam Jefferies, Roxanna Negru, Grant Clarke, Nick Johnson, Mario Oliveros

Students raise record-breaking £223,000

Students at the University of Portsmouth have raised a record-breaking £223,589 for charity in the past year, significantly more than in the last two years combined. Students raised the funds through activities arranged…

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Local pupils learn about law careers

Local sixth form pupils were given an insight into a career in law at a University of Portsmouth event designed to inspire young people from less privileged backgrounds. The event was organised because…

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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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