The Reverse Advent Calendar is back and we need your help!

Following last year’s successful virtual reverse advent calendar, the University of Portsmouth Global team are back and need your help! Please join us as we collect items and donations throughout the months of November and December to support the local community this Christmas. The Reverse Advent Calendar started in 2017 as a box in the […]

GRP Solutions becomes a Shaping Patron

We at Shaping Portsmouth are very pleased to announce that GRP Solutions has joined us a Patron. GRP Solutions is the UK’s leading glass reinforced plastics distributor providing composite solutions to customers across a wide range of industries such as marine, construction, automotive, leisure and wind energy. Brian Harpur, Managing Director of GRP Solutions comments, “It is […]

The Monica Appeal launches to support Portsmouth Charities

Shaping Portsmouth’s Charity Support Board has launched The Monica Appeal which aims to support charitable organisations in and around the city, not with money, but with time and expertise. Many charities have substantial financial challenges. Whilst they do everything they can to support those that they are here to help, they find that money to […]

Shaping Portsmouth relaunches Programme to improve Workplace Health and Wellbeing

This week Shaping Portsmouth has relaunched its Workplace Health and Wellbeing Programme, after plans were paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with BH Live Active, Cordell Health, Portsmouth City Council, R;pple Suicide Prevention, and Solent Mind, Shaping will create a set of resources for our city’s businesses, supporting them in improving the health […]

Local businesses unite to ‘Explore Your Future’ and inspire Portsmouth’s Young People

With the launch of Explore Your Future in March, local businesses have joined Shaping Portsmouth to inspire Portsmouth’s young people aged 14-19 through the real-life experiences of a diverse pool of role models. The programme is part of Shaping Portsmouth’s renewed education strategy and focus on supporting schools and their young people to explore the […]

Addressing digital exclusion with full fibre connectivity

The last decade has seen digital exclusion go from a relatively minor issue to a significant problem for millions of citizens. The latest stats show that nearly 12m people (22% of the UK population) lack at least some essential digital skills. At the same time, we are increasingly having to conduct our lives online. Everything […]

18th November: Big Networking Night 2021

Name of Event: Big Networking Night 2021 Main Point of Contact Name: Jaimes Harrington Main Point of Contact Email: Date of Event: 2021-11-18 Start Time: 18:00 End Time: 21:00 The event will be: In Person Location: Boathouse 7 Main Road H M Naval Base PO1 3PX Registration Instructions: Link to more details:

Shaping Portsmouth announces two new Co-Chairs of their Board of Directors

We at Shaping Portsmouth are very pleased to announce the new Co-Chairs of our Board of Directors, Simon Barrable and Mark Waldron. Simon Barrable has spent 25 years working in post-16 education, including three years as Principal at Portsmouth College. He has recently been confirmed as Principal of City of Portsmouth College, formed by the […]