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Kate Mosse at the Booth Museum
16th November 2015
ONE of the country’s best-selling authors will be speaking at the University of Chichester on Tuesday 17 November. Distinguished novelist Kate Mosse will be sharing her writing secrets to celebrate the paperback publication of her latest best-seller, The Taxidermist’s Daughter, as part of a...
The Last Post
10th November 2015
MYSTERY surrounding how a British Army bugle call became the world’s foremost anthem for death has been revealed by a University of Chichester academic. A documentary unearthing the history of the Last Post was presented by history lecturer Alwyn W Turner on BBC Radio 4 to coincide with...
Students achieve full potential through self-belief, according to new book
6th November 2015
THE theory of how students can achieve their potential through self-belief is the focus of the new book by an academic from the University of Chichester. Fostering self-efficacy in higher education students has been written by National Teaching Fellow in Music Dr Laura Ritchie, who works in the...
Jan Hodges holding artwork by Clarence Whaite
6th November 2015
THE archive of a famed father and daughter art duo has been discovered by a PhD student from the University of Chichester. West Sussex art historian Jan Hodges, who is undertaking a doctorate within the history department, unearthed the works of Clarence Whaite, who lived from 1895 to 1978, and...
Bognor Regis town centre
6th November 2015
PLANS for a creative and digital hub in Bognor Regis which could provide students with work placements and jobs have taken a step forward after community groups and businesses backed the draft proposals. The new hub, next to the town's train station, would support the growth of the creative sectors...
5th November 2015
The turbulent nature of the Higher Education environment is reasoned to have given rise to 'third space' professionals: those who work in less bounded roles than that occupied by the traditional academic. The effect is regarded to be a reconstructing of identities in higher education, the subject...
5th November 2015
A HISTORY student has been awarded a major honour by the University of Chichester for a dissertation exploring the experiences of people fighting on the home front during World War Two. Martha Beard won the 2015 Peter Howard Prize for her thesis: 'History is the work of a thousand different hands...
Uni of Chi graduation 1
30th October 2015
NEARLY two thousands students have thrown their mortar boards during graduation at the University of Chichester. The celebratory event saw the new graduates receive their degrees alongside families and friends at the Chichester Festival Theatre on Sunday 25 and Monday 26 October. Photos from the...
Sussex Centre
28th October 2015
RESEARCH into the history of the South Downs has unearthed hundreds of folklore and fantasy stories originating from the region. A new map revealing some of the myths and legends of the national park is to be unveiled at the University of Chichester this weekend. The event, held on Saturday 31...
Well Hall Road - the murder of Stephen Lawrence
20th October 2015
The tragic events surrounding the racially motivated murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence who was stabbed to death while waiting for a bus in 1993 are revisited in a new art installation at the University of Chichester. The [re]locate exhibition presents a multi-channel (surround) sound...

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