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22nd June 2017
The University of Chichester has been awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The Silver award recognises that we consistently deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher...
31st May 2017
Iraqi academic Dr Al-Bazoon witnessed first-hand the invasion of his homeland and the brutal aftermath of a country divided by violence. Here he explains how he is confronting the repercussions of war and terrorism through his innovative research at the University of Chichester. The deafening...
8th May 2017
THE undervalued women writers of the intermodernism period are being celebrated at the University of Chichester this week. A one-day conference, on Saturday 27 May, will discuss the impact of the women writers and the influences that acted upon these British authors who published renowned work...
26th April 2017
THE writing dreams of PhD student and Associate Lecturer Emma-Jane Hughes and former Chichester student Donna Kirstein will come true TODAY when they launch their debut poetry collections at the University of Chichester. More than two-years-ago Emma-Jane and Donna were the winners of a literary...
Man Booker Prize-nominated lecturer Professor Alison MacLeod
9th March 2017
THE University of Chichester’s Man Booker Prize-nominated lecturer Professor Alison MacLeod is to launch her latest book with a star-studded celebration of the short story. The Professor of Contemporary Fiction will take to the stage at the institution on Tuesday 28 March to mark the publication of...
Professor-Duncan-Salkeld
2nd February 2017
NEW evidence about history’s most celebrated playwright and how sixteenth-century London influenced his work is to be revealed at an open lecture in the University of Chichester. Shakespeare scholar Professor Duncan Salkeld, of the Department of English and Creative Writing, will present his latest...
Hansel and Gretel
6th January 2017
THE history behind the famed fairy tale Hansel and Gretel and other Grimm Brothers’ stories is the subject of a national BBC programme featuring an academic of the University of Chichester. The Friday Night Is Music Night show – broadcast on BBC Radio 2 – included an interview with Dr Miles Leeson ...
Professor Fiona Price
3rd November 2016
The problematic history of how eighteenth century novels helped to construct a national identity for the UK – and why those issues still resonate in a post-Brexit society – is the subject of an open lecture at the University of Chichester. The impact of popular books and their authors from the...
Dave Swann of the department of English and Creative Writing
20th October 2016
THE University of Chichester’s reputation as an international hub for contemporary fiction received a boost this month when Dave Swann of the department of English and Creative Writing scooped an unprecedented double-success in the famed Bridport Prize. The Senior Lecturer’s 250-word story, Drought...
K J Orr - BBC national short story winner
20th October 2016
AN ALUMNA of the University of Chichester has spoken of her delight after winning the BBC National Short Story Award. Writer Katherine Orr, a recent PhD graduate in English and Creative Writing, triumphed at the ceremony earlier this month. The all-female shortlist had included two-time Man Booker...

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