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.

21 articles found

University wins award for best community initiative The award recognises work to connect with the city’s large Bangladeshi community, and promote Portsmouth globally

21 July 2021 3 min read

The University of Portsmouth has been awarded a silver award at the HEIST awards for its work connecting with the city’s large Bangladeshi community, and promoting Portsmouth globally.

Portsmouth staff members with the Bangladesh Ambassador to the UK

England's first Down Syndrome eye clinic a lifesaver for parents The University's Eye Clinic has begun offering specialised treatment to people with Down Syndrome

07 June 2021 5 min read

The Portsmouth Eye Clinic has a history of offering eye care to those who don’t easily fit into the high street optician model of 20-minute appointments.

Rosie Johnson

Three Portsmouth primary schools set to join University-led academy trust

26 May 2021 4 min read

The move would see pupils benefiting from closer connections to the University, including accessing events and trips, and gaining an insight into what university life is like.

School pupils at a University outreach event

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 supports Covid-19 community testing programmes The University has been sharing best practice and offering training to support community mass testing programmes

08 February 2021 4 min read

The University of Portsmouth has been supporting a local school and city council in setting up their own Covid-19 mass testing programmes by sharing good practice and offering training for staff members.

Teachers from Harbour School receiving Covid tests

University wins top award for football club partnership

23 November 2020 2 min read

University wins top award for football club partnership | News | University of Portsmouth

PFC players

New indoor creative market to move into former Southsea Debenhams store University staff are helping to breathe new life into the former Debenhams store in Southsea

26 August 2020 5 min read

University staff are helping to breathe new life into the former Debenhams store in Southsea, by turning it into an indoor market showcasing local talent and creative work by graduates.

Debenhams building

City's first plastic free supermarket opens successfully

05 August 2020 6 min read

Portsmouth's first plastic free supermarket opens with support of students and staff

Package Free Larder, Portsmouth's first plastic-free shop

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