Mentoring – Helping young people in their final years of school

EBP South is looking for people who live or work in the Portsmouth and Fareham area from different backgrounds, industries and who have experiences to mentor young people in their final year at schools. The young people have been put forward for mentoring for a range of reasons from lack of confidence, they are disengaged […]

Study suggests reforms to prevent bribery and corruption at major sporting events

Bribery and corruption at huge sporting events – such as the Olympics, World Cups and UEFA club competition finals – can and must be prevented, a new paper from the University of Portsmouth argues. Sporting events are often accompanied by allegations of bribery and corruption, including abuse of power, embezzlement, fraud and vote-rigging, but with […]

Teens help design street lighting for their new neighbourhood

Somerstown teenagers told international street light design experts how they want their new neighbourhood lit at a pop-up, hands-on, interactive lighting workshop in an underground car park. Young people from Somerstown youth club the Brook Club worked with public lighting specialists Light Follows Behaviour. Click here to watch a video of the event. The Light Follows […]

An excellent set of results for Portsmouth College part of City of Portsmouth College

Despite a particularly difficult year for students and staff across the UK, at Portsmouth College, part of City of Portsmouth College, are celebrating excellent A Level and Level 3 vocational results. Across the college, 99% of students have passed their qualifications and 57% achieved the highest grades of A*-B at A Level and Distinction Star/Distinction […]

Portsmouth Short Story Competition 2021 launches

  Aspiring writers can now enter Portsmouth City Council’s annual short story competition for a chance to win £500 and have their short story published online. This year’s competition has the theme ’10 years ago’. Writers can choose to interpret the theme how they wish in an original, non-published short story up to a maximum […]

New era for education in Portsmouth

  Two of the city’s leading colleges have officially merged in an ambitious move that will create significant benefits for the city and region.   City of Portsmouth College has been formed by the merger of Portsmouth College and Highbury College and was formally constituted on Sunday 1st August. The newly formed College will give students […]

Go wild in Portsmouth parks

Local families can have fun finding out more about both wildlife and books this summer at the free ‘Go wild in the park’ events, organised by Portsmouth City Council and Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. At the events children will be able to take part in various wildlife themed fun activities, find out […]

Could you inspire Portsmouth’s schoolchildren to Explore Their Future?

With our Explore Your Future programme, we’re aiming to inspire Portsmouth’s 14- to 19-year-olds by showing them the wide variety of careers, and the wider variety of paths into those careers, available to them in the city. To achieve this, we’re building a library of short video interviews in which Portsmouth people discuss their jobs and […]