Read the latest news from the University, including student successes and research breakthroughs, browse our calendar of upcoming events, listen to the latest podcast episodes, and read blogs from academics across our 5 faculties.

Got an enquiry? Contact our Press and Media team at pressoffice@port.ac.uk or by calling +44 (0)23 9284 2728, and our Events Team at events@port.ac.uk.

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Explore our upcoming Undergraduate Open Days

There's no better way to get to know the University of Portsmouth and the city, than to come to see it for yourself. Come to one of our open experience days, and we'll help you explore our island city, and get to know what life as a student is like. 

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Grand opening of UK’s first ‘PLAYCE’ in Portsmouth

19 July 2024

Grand opening of UK’s first ‘PLAYCE’ in Portsmouth
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50 new police officers graduate at University of Portsmouth

18 July 2024

50 new police officers graduate at University of Portsmouth
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Children with special education needs and disabilities at risk of criminal and sexual exploitation due to gaps in policies and services

17 July 2024

Children with special education needs and disabilities at risk of criminal and sexual exploitation due to gaps in policies and services
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Landmark women in maritime exhibition comes to Portsmouth

16 July 2024

Landmark women in maritime exhibition comes to Portsmouth
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Ruled by robots: Research reveals people prefer AI to make decisions

16 July 2024

Ruled by robots: Research reveals people prefer AI to make decisions

Jul 24 2024

Categorical Marking

2.00pm - 3.00pm

Free

Categorical Marking

Jul 30 2024

Blue Horizon - Bridging the Gap: Women in Aquaculture

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

Blue Horizon - Bridging the Gap: Women in Aquaculture

Jul 31 2024

Explore Outside in World: children's books in translation drop-in

11.00am - 1.00pm

Free

Explore Outside in World: children's books in translation drop-in

Jul 31 2024

Innovation Connect & Eagle Labs - How to use AI as Your Unfair Advantage

12.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

Innovation Connect & Eagle Labs - How to use AI as Your Unfair Advantage

Aug 6 2024

Categorical Marking

1.00pm - 2.00pm

Free

Categorical Marking
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Why Kamala Harris has a head start in the race to replace Joe Biden

Dafydd Townley

Why Kamala Harris has a head start in the race to replace Joe Biden
The Boys poster on a building

The Boys end of season 4 review: the gory superhero-hating show sets up for its final season

John Caro

The Boys end of season 4 review: the gory superhero-hating show sets up for its final season
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Empowering Line Managers: Why not maximise Apprenticeship Outcomes with the New Labour Growth and Skills Levy

Becky Quew-Jones

Empowering Line Managers: Why not maximise Apprenticeship Outcomes with the New Labour Growth and Skills Levy
Ernest Turay

Meet our 2024 graduates - Ernest Turay

Meet our 2024 graduates - Ernest Turay
Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate transformed the culture and spirit of the England men’s team – his successor is lucky to inherit this legacy

Gareth Southgate transformed the culture and spirit of the England men’s team – his successor is lucky to inherit this legacy

Podcasts

We're developing our podcasts to bring you expert insight on topical issues, stories from our students and alumni, and University news. Find out more about our existing podcast series below.

Life Solved

Life Solved lifts the lid on the latest ideas and discoveries that look set to change our lives.
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Participation and Performance

Gain insight into the career journeys of leading sport and exercise psychologists.
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Alumni

Hear fascinating stories direct from our alumni, as well as their helpful tips and advice about life as a student in Portsmouth.
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Humans in extremes

Discover extraordinary activities our guests have taken on in extreme conditions in this podcast series with Dr Heather Massey, Senior Lecturer in Sport, Exercise and Health.
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Featured research stories

New resource to help in the fight against climate change

A new resource launched this week aims to build a complete picture of action being taken along the South Coast to help combat the effects of climate change.
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Study suggests mild COVID-19 can have harmful effects on cardiovascular health

A first-of-its-kind study has compared artery stiffness in participants pre and post-COVID-19 infection.
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First ever sturgeon to be found in Africa

The discovery of this fossil is the first of its kind to be found on the continent.
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Webinars

Hear from our academics and experts directly from wherever in the world you are, by viewing one of our webinar series.

Research Futures

Our Research Futures webinar is focused on furthering conversations between our various disciplines to support our researchers’ projects and interactions while in isolation.

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Business Covid Webinar Series

View all of the episodes in the webinar series from the Faculty of Business and Law

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Getting Started Series

Our 'Getting Started' webinar series is designed to give you up-to-the-minute information, tips and guidance to help you get started with your uni application.

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Magazines

Read SOLVE to explore our research success stories and discover how we're addressing the planet's most-pressing issues through our research.

SOLVE magazine cover September 2022

SOLVE

Read SOLVE and explore how we're searching for radical solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing society and the planet.

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Media enquiries

Want an expert opinion on a story? Our press officers can put you in touch with the right person.

For urgent, out-of-hours media enquiries, call +44 (0)7594 502 933

Please do not use the out-of-hours media number for enquiries about coronavirus. Please use the University Coronavirus Information line +44 (0)23 9284 5588.