Hampshire Chamber of Commerce need your help with their Green Talent project

Hampshire Chamber of Commerce and its partners are placing Green Innovation high up on the agenda in 2021. They are working with a range of partners in the UK and France to develop the ‘Green Talent’ project bid to the Interreg Channel programme, and they would appreciate your help. As part of the bid they need […]

Highbury latest to sign AoC Mental Health Charter

Highbury College is proud to announce it is the latest college to sign up to the Association of Colleges (AoC) Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter. In signing, the College is further committing to creating an environment that promotes wellbeing and proactively supports student and staff mental health. The charter, created in collaboration with mental health […]

Aspex and PONToon launch immersive online exhibition

Aspex is delighted to share an online exhibition marking the culmination of its three-and-a-half-year partnership with PONToon – a project, led by The University of Portsmouth, CCI, aiming to engage, support and upskill women in digital technologies to aid employment. Produced by Project Assistants Hannah Buckingham, Sasha Damjanovic, Vera Hadzhiyska, Eleanor Harwood-Todd, Ellie Higgins and […]

Portsmouth graduate features at London Fashion Week

Hena Begum, a University of Portsmouth BA (Hons) Fashion and Textile Design graduate has been selected as one of six to feature in Graduate Fashion Foundation’s Digital Designer Profile at London Fashion week (19-23 February 2021). Hena graduated in 2020 and launched her brand Modestly shortly after, creating womenswear that is unique and experimental, influenced […]

2,000 Covid-19 tests and counting

Since January, Highbury College has carried over more than 2,000 Covid-19 tests with support from Watchword Security. Following the Government’s announcement in December, the College set up an effective coronavirus testing centre to help detect asymptomatic cases and break the chain of transmission amongst staff and students on campus. Members of Watchword Security’s team trained […]

Unlocking the lessons of Lockdown 3.0 with key questions for Hampshire residents

A new survey has been launched to learn more about how people in Hampshire have handled the latest lockdown laws and rules. Following a successful survey about the first national lockdown in the spring, researchers at the University of Portsmouth are now looking for volunteers to help with the questionnaire. It will target the opinions […]

Inspectors praise provision for children in Portsmouth who need mental health support

Organisations across Portsmouth have been praised in a report for their services for children who need mental health support as well as for those suffering from abuse, neglect and exploitation. In December 2020, Ofsted, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), HMI Constabulary, Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) and HMI Probation published a report on the findings […]

Explore Portsmouth Museums virtually

World-class museums can be explored virtually during the pandemic, thanks to an array of online activities and tours developed by the Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services teams at Portsmouth City Council and destination partners. #VirtualPortsmouth allows visitors and residents to explore popular attractions in the city online. Enjoy a guided tour of The D-Day Story, […]

Prize winning students help local organisations solve their business challenges

A project to help a Portsmouth-based company, which provides social care training and support throughout the UK, has won top prize at the University of Portsmouth’s Business Consultancy Project (BCP) Awards. The team of four students (Kevin Ranasinghe, Omar Maqtoush, Kai Yiu Chow and Jamie Robertson) won the award and £500 for its work with […]

Five Young European Entrepreneurs Announced as Finalists for Verizon / Unloc Challenge

The Verizon/Unloc Young Entrepreneurs Challenge, an annual online tech-entrepreneurship competition for young people across Europe has announced the five finalists who will compete for the competition’s £10,000 Grand Prize, which also includes funding, mentorship and a technology package. The finalists will pitch their ideas live to a panel of expert judges in the Grand Final […]