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ISPU wins contract to train Chinese teachers
11th November 2016
A TRANSNATIONAL contract to train a new generation of Chinese teachers has been won by the International Short Programme Unit (ISPU) of the University of Chichester. The contract with the ISPU, which is part of the Institute of Education and one of only five preferred partners in the UK according...
Dr Brian Lobel - photos by Pekka Makinen
4th November 2016
The harsh realities of cancer and often-overlooked experiences of invasive treatment has plagued Dr Brian Lobel since he himself was diagnosed with the illness on his 20th birthday. Now, in a world’s first, the University of Chichester academic is attempting to change the overwhelming perception of...
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...
Award nominee Jane Lomax
2nd November 2016
​AN AWARDS ceremony recognising the best sports coaches in the country has nominated an academic of the University of Chichester for her devotion to netball. Senior lecturer Jane Lomax, of the Department of Physical Education, was chosen from thousands following an 18-year career as a coach...
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...
Andrea Vassallo - balloons
20th October 2016
MA student, Andrea Vassallo has had extensive access to Chichester Festival Theatre over the course of Festival 2016, and a new exhibition in the Festival Theatre foyer, which coincides with the University of Chichester Graduation ceremonies held at the Theatre this month, presents his final work...
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...
Graduation at the University of Chichester
18th October 2016
AN internationally-acclaimed composer, the founder of an inspirational charity, and a leading educationalist are all to be recognised for their unique contributions with honorary degrees from the University of Chichester. The work of Carl Davis, Tony Bernard, and Barbara Smith has been chosen as an...
Children’s Fantasy Literature - an Introduction
14th October 2016
AN award-winning historian and leading critic of children’s fantasy literature will be talking about the release of her new book at the University of Chichester next month. Professor Farah Mendlesohn, a literary historian at Anglia Ruskin University, will be speaking on Monday 14 November about her...
Dr Jordan Matthews
13th October 2016
Dr Jordan Matthews will be presenting his research on the ‘History of documentation of women in sport’ at the Africa Women and Sport Conference in Gaborone, Botswana, in October 2016. Dr Matthews is part of an international research team who published a global research report on women and sport for...

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