University of Portsmouth says £46,000 pay rise ‘reflects’ vice-chancellor’s job

THE university has defended making a £46,000 pay increase for the vice-chancellor in four years.

The new logo visible on University House, Winston Churchiil Avenue, Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth under fire over £800,000 rebrand costs as departments face cuts

MORE than £800,000 has been spent on a rebrand and logo at the University of Portsmouth, The News can reveal.

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Iman Habib address's the visitors to the open day at Portsmouth Central Mosque     

Picture: Keith Woodland

Mosque invites in the community to educate about the Islamic faith

THE CONGREGATION of a mosque opened their doors to their community over the weekend to encourage openness.

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One of the  more unusual rafts competing in the race was this Volkswagen Beetle

THIS WEEK IN 1975: ‘Water-beetle’ seen on Southsea beach

Southsea had seen some strange flotsam arrive on its beach before – but never a floating Volkswagen.


Shopping centre teams up with Portsmouth schools in Dragons Den project

PUPILS from three schools have been challenged to design, develop and launch a tourism gift package.

Nearly at the top for Vivien Carey as she climbs up the wall to the veranda of the Still and West

THIS WEEK IN 1975: Poly pirates ahoy!

Ahoy there, me hearties.

It had been a while since the old Still and West pub had seen such nefarious goings on, until a horde of pirate lads and lasses scaled the walls with ropes and ladders to capture the strategic drinking post nestled at the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour.


Schoolchildren inspired by a visit from award-winning authors

SCHOOLCHILDREN were inspired by a visit from an award-winning writer-illustrator team.


Chess tournament returns to Portsmouth

THE dates have been set for an annual chess tournament in Portsmouth.

The competition is focused on satellites

Last chance to win a cash prize by entering space contest

There is still time for young people to enter a UK Space Agency competition offering a share of a £50,000 prize for their ideas of how satellites could improve life on Earth.

All dressed up - youngsters at Mayville High School    (180209-6635)

Children bring stories to life in a celebration of books

Pupils at Mayville High School, in Southsea, got into character as they marked Book Week.


Plans by Fareham council to change levy to deliver school places

A CHANGE in developer contributions to education will mitigate the effects of new homes says a council.

Students Amie Blackman, Tom Parsley, Ria Archer and Chris jones with S.A.D. chief executive  Jonathan Challacombe    Picture: Duncan Shepherd

University students show their love for the city by volunteering

UNIVERSITY students make up more than 10 per cent of the city’s population – and one group wants to give back.

Boys from Priory School in a trampoline competition

Southsea school’s trampoline team through to final

A TEAM of trampoline students will be travelling to Northern Ireland to take part in the final of a competition.


Portsmouth university projects gets cash for sustainability programme

AN INTERNATIONAL project led by the University of Portsmouth has won €1.6m Euros to help cities solve the increasing challenges of food, water and energy management.


Teachers learn how to keep students healthy at conference

HEADTEACHERS and PE teachers have been given advice on keeping students healthy.

Jon Hopkins has written a book on his tales from Portsmouth Polytechnic in the 1980s

Former Poly student lifts lid in book

A FORMER Portsmouth Polytechnic student has lifted the lid on his former days studying in the city in a new self published book where he bares all.

Plans to pump millions of pounds into improving schools across Portsmouth have been given the green light

City council agrees £15m schools boost for Portsmouth

PLANS to pump millions of pounds into improving schools across Portsmouth have been given the green light.

The student chefs from Highbury College. Picture: Jack Houston

Students shine in chef challenge competition

A TEAM of chefs from Highbury College have made it to the final of the Country Range Student Chef Challenge.


Island school reunion date

A REUNION for a school that closed 52 years ago is taking place later this year.

Dr Andy Cope - 'The Doctor of Happiness' - with Year 6 'Eagles' class at Newborn CofE Primary School. 

Picture by: Malcolm Wells (180125-4821)

Gosport pupils aiming to take title of Hampshire’s happiest school

LAUGHTER is contagious – and a simple smile can brighten up a person’s day.

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