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20th November 2014
STUDENTS from the University of Chichester have competed alongside Team GB athletes at the 10th European Team Gymnastics Championships in Reykjavik, Iceland. Rochelle Oxley, a year three PESC student, pictured right, and Hema Gaur-Sharma, year one PESC, pictured left, who are studying for a BA (...
19th November 2014
A GROUP of leading businesswomen from across the UK have been speaking at the University of Chichester to inspire the next generation of high-flyers. Senior female figures from a number of global firms met today (Wednesday) to encourage young women to consider new career possibilities and reach...
Ben Evans
7th November 2014
A STUDENT from the University of Chichester has been named among the world’s top runners after a high-place finish in last week’s New York marathon. Creative writing postgraduate Ben Evans fought off more than 50,000 competitors during the Manhattan sprint to reach 148th position. The 32-year-old...
5th November 2014
THE history of a Bognor Regis college launched to retrain soldiers as teachers on their return from World War Two has been unearthed in a new book. Doors of Opportunity reveals the forgotten memories of the Bognor Regis College of Education, which is now the University of Chichester. The...
5th November 2014
CREATIVE writers from the University of Chichester have completed a literary hat-trick at one of the world's most prestigious writing contests. Fiction by Emma-Jane Hughes, Sarah Hegarty, and David Swann rose through a record stack of more than 14,000 entries to reach top positions at The Bridport...
4th November 2014
For the people around the world who will pause for two minutes at 11am on Tuesday 11 November, the silence is a well-rehearsed ritual. In the year in which we mark the anniversary of the start of World War One, observers will follow a set of expected behaviours. Yet this has not always been the...
1st November 2014
SIGNIFICANT Walks explores the reality of walking for individuals with chronic low back pain. A group of participants from Sussex used headcams to record a personal walk and the resulting real-time video was merged with movement data and digital effects to visualise their experience.  The project...
23rd October 2014
AN EXTREME sports enthusiast and senior lecturer at the University of Chichester will go head-to-head with nearly 1,000 pro-athletes at an international race this weekend. John Kelly, from the department of Adventure Education, will be pitted against competitors from across the globe as part of the...
Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales, and Fantasy
20th October 2014
LEGENDARY stories of English mythology will be uncovered by one of the country’s foremost living folklorist at the University of Chichester TODAY (Tuesday 4 November). Dr Jacqueline Simpson, a former advisor to Sir Terry Pratchett and Visiting Professor at the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy...
Photo from left to right: Di Speirs, BBC Radio’s Editor of Books, Edna O'Brien, Dr Sarah Gilroy, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Alistair Burtenshaw, Charleston Director.
17th October 2014
A WORLD-FAMOUS author has spoken of her delight after receiving a lifetime achievement award from the University of Chichester and Charleston. Eminent Irish novelist and short-story writer Edna O’Brien was honoured at last month's International Small Wonder short story festival, which is held each...

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