Key agencies combine forces to inspire young people in Portsmouth to explore their futures

A new initiative launches today, Friday 14th May 2021, as key organisations across the Portsmouth area combine forces to provide the ‘Explore Your Future’ scheme to young people across the city. The brainchild of Shaping Portsmouth, the scheme aims to inspire those aged 14-19 through direct engagement, networking, practical activities, and hearing real-life experiences from […]

Volunteering with Skillstree

Volunteering can often be seen as helping out on a community project, e.g. volunteering at a homeless shelter or volunteering at a charity shop. However, many are not aware of the wider volunteering opportunities that are invaluable in supporting their local community. EBP South, a local charity, has a volunteering programme called the Skillstree Ambassadors. […]

University of Portsmouth Cosmologist to help map the earliest structures of the universe

An astrophysicist from the University of Portsmouth will have the honour of joining one of the first missions on the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor of the Hubble Space Telescope. When the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) becomes operational later this year, it will be the world’s premier space science observatory. One of its first […]

College merger to support workforce of the future

The proposed merger between two colleges is on target to achieving its vision of “One City, One College”, working to empower individuals, communities and employers to grow and succeed. Highbury College and Portsmouth College plan to combine their complementary skills to form a single new institution – City of Portsmouth College. Both Colleges believe Portsmouth […]

Joining up Resources to help Portsmouth Citizens

A partnership between some advice, education and training organisations in Portsmouth is in development to find synergies and combine initiatives to provide a more holistic service for people who are likely to need continuing help in resolving their problems. The partnership will be formed by Citizens Advice Portsmouth, The Learning Place, Highbury College, Portsmouth College, […]

Winner announced for Portsmouth’s next member of youth parliament

After a close contest for Portsmouth’s next member of youth parliament, the winner has been revealed. The campaign began on Monday 8 March when voting opened for seven young people who were shortlisted for the coveted role. Those aged between 11 – 18 years old who live, work or study in Portsmouth chose their candidate […]

Start your future today with new one-stop job shop

Young people in Portsmouth can get free help to find a job from a new service that launched this week. The My Future in Portsmouth Youth Hub is a one-stop shop for local 16-24 years olds who are looking for work. Run by Portsmouth City Council, the service is funded by the Department for Work […]