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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…

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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…

An emotional scene from the students’ film about a young woman trying to deal with a forced arranged marriage

Films praised for changing lives

Students are helping the police improve the lives of minority women in the region by making high quality films designed to help embolden them to stand up to crime. Four short films made…

Luke Harper's photography at Shoreditch Town Hall’s Untitled Show

Portsmouth storms capital with first-class creative student work

Designers, animators, performers and other creatives from the University of Portsmouth have stolen a march on London with their talent this summer. The best in interior design, fine art, fashion and textiles, graphic…

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Flushed with pride

A University of Portsmouth graphic design student has won a national competition to design arguably the most important symbol on Ordnance Survey maps – a public toilet. William Chiu, 25, was announced as one…

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Students clean up in national competition

Portsmouth first year marketing students who worked through a few nights to enter a national competition have won first prize. The team of five students at Portsmouth Business School’s marketing and sales department…

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