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Our people are our culture

Meet the people who make us what we are, and download our People Strategy

Our students, our staff and our neighbours across the city help shape who we are, what we achieve, and what we believe in. We have a total of 3,500 staff supporting our community of over 29,000 students and our local and global impact is the sum of our community.

Our Chancellor

Meet our Chancellor, University of Portsmouth alumna Karen Blackett OBE. Find out about her successful career and what she wants to achieve with us.

Karen Blackett OBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Portsmouth
Meet Karen

University Executive Board

The University Executive Board (UEB) comprises our senior leadership team and the Deans from our five faculties. Get to know them all.

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Meet the UEB

Board of governors

The Board of Governors makes decisions about how the University is run. Delve deeper into its roles and responsibilities.

Find out more

Our staff

The work of our people shapes our success as a university. Search for a staff member by name, faculty, department or research area.

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Student charter and graduate hallmarks

Read our student charter, our graduate hallmarks, and the principles that shape our great student experience.

Discover our ethos