Our students make a difference to the local community and worldwide through their studies, research and placements.

In this study and student life theme blog, you'll get a glimpse at student achievements, life at Portsmouth and tips on studying at uni from our staff and students.

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Our students make a difference to the local community and worldwide through their studies, research and placements.

In this study and student life theme blog, you'll get a glimpse at student achievements, life at Portsmouth and tips on studying at uni from our staff and students.

32 posts found

The Governments emerging vision for universities Vice-Chancellor Professor Graham Galbraith examines what a range of forthcoming reviews mean for the higher education sector.

21 January 2021 6 min read

Vice-Chancellor Professor Graham Galbraith examines what a range of forthcoming reviews mean for the higher education sector.

Exterior of University building

Pushing forward into 2021 after the festive break – Sam Watkins The holidays may be over – but our student blogger, Sam Watkins, shares how you can still celebrate and continue the festivities to avoid those January blues!

06 January 2021 5 min read

Our new student blogger, Sam Watkins, shares her tips on starting the new year safely and positively, as she reflects on her festive break from uni and gets organised for 2021.

Sunset over the sea

My university journey - Sam Watkins Hear from our new student blogger, Sam Watkins, on the highlights of her uni years

17 December 2020 4 min read

Our new student blogger, Sam Watkins, shares ideas for a student Christmas in lockdown and more tips on student life, living in Portsmouth and how to revise and learn best.

Female student in front of pink wall painting

It is time to stop assuming students are spreading Covid 19 Vice-Chancellor Professor Graham Galbraith explains that there is no evidence that the ongoing rise in infections in the City can be attributed to students.

10 December 2020 6 min read

Vice-Chancellor Professor Graham Galbraith explains that there is no evidence that the ongoing rise in infections in the City can be attributed to students.

Student having Covid-19 test

7 reasons to study law at university Studying law will give you the professional edge – no matter what career you're pursuing

01 December 2020 3 min read

A law degree will give you valuable skills and knowledge you can apply to a range of industries – preparing you for almost any profession.

Law student in meeting

Engaging the student voice in our new normal

26 November 2020 Dr Harriet Dunbar-Morris 4 min read

Dr Harriet Dunbar-Morris, Dean of Learning and Teaching, explains student feedback is a crucial element of our blended and connected learning.

Group of students walking

Moriam's story: conquering trauma and mental health struggles to recovery and graduation ‘Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.’ – Michelle Obama

20 November 2020 10 min read

Moriam shares her story of overcoming trauma and depression to graduate with a Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) honours degree from the University of Portsmouth.

Moriam Kolapo at graduation

A new generation of radiographers celebrate graduation The event was organised to recognise the achievements of students who just finished their studies as well as those who have won prizes.

13 November 2020 2 min read

Graduates from the Diagnostic Radiography and Medical Imaging course finally celebrated their success with a special event to mark the end of their studies.

Back view of radiographer using equipment.

Fashion, film and VFX students win in Lixing Cup competition

06 October 2020 2.75 mins read

Read more about the awards our Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries students won at the 2020 'Lixing Cup' Innovation and Entrepreneurship competition.

A person with beard, wearing a thick woolly jumper, staring out on the beach

The best international restaurants to eat at in Portsmouth International Student Ambassador, Anja Owona Okoa, talks about her favourite international restaurants

25 September 2020 9 min read

A student's guide to all of the best international restaurants you should visit while studying in Portsmouth

Best international restaurants in Portsmouth

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