Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

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Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

9 articles found

Extraordinary efforts of staff and students during Covid-19 pandemic recognised at Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence Eight awards and 16 commendations have been granted in recognition of staff and students this past year

12 July 2021 5 min read

The extraordinary efforts made by students and staff to help the University of Portsmouth and the wider community stay safe, educated and connected during the pandemic were recognised at the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

award winners

Resident led groups launched to tackle climate change The groups will be a key part of a city-wide ambition to become carbon neutral by 2030.

15 March 2021 2 min read

Residents and businesses who are passionate about climate change are being encouraged to join a series of groups launched by the Portsmouth Climate Action Board, to encourage sustainable change in the city.

Overhead shot of parks in Portsmouth

University offers COVID-19 testing for staff, students and local community Portsmouth is the first University in the country to offer this service

13 August 2020 3 min read

In partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Portsmouth City Council, the University of Portsmouth will be offering COVID-19 testing for staff, students and our local community through the NHS Test and Trace scheme.

Students in masks walking on campus

Clearing at University of Portsmouth opens up a world of possibilities The University will be active in Clearing to give A-Level students the opportunity to benefit from going to University

11 August 2020 2 min read

Students who missed exams because of pandemic can still talk through their options with clearing team, for place at University

Students gathering around table

Lecturer paints mural of black woman on the set of BBC1 soap EastEnders The mural was painted opposite the famous 'Queen Vic' pub

24 July 2020 4 min read

A University of Portsmouth lecturer has created a large mural of a black woman on the set of EastEnders, to reflect modern day UK.

Neequaye Dane with mural

University continues to support Portsmouth as a City of Sanctuary The initiative addresses local issues of vulnerability and indignity

30 January 2020 4 min read

The University has established a cross faculty/department working group who have begun to consider how the University can work towards becoming a University of Sanctuary.

Aerial view of Portsmouth

Portsmouth ranked number one in the UK for boosting graduate salaries Five years after graduation, the average University of Portsmouth graduate earns £3,100 above expectations, according to The Economist

11 August 2017 4 min read

In recent rankings from The Economist, University of Portsmouth was named number 1 in the UK for boosting the salaries of it's graduates.

students walking in a group in graduation dress

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