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Dr Jenny Smith
27th January 2016
Dr Jenny Smith, a senior lecturer in sport and exercise psychology at the University of Chichester, is one of a team of researchers calling for breast education for girls after a new study found that about half of all girls at UK secondary schools might be avoiding sport because of embarrassment or...
Sir Nicholas Winton with a child he rescued in 1939 (National Archives)
11th January 2016
THE heroic actions of a British humanitarian who rescued Jewish children from Nazi rule are to be remembered at a Holocaust memorial service led by famed conductor Carl Davis CBE and the University of Chichester. The tributes to Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised the safe passage of 669 young...
Dr Stephen Baysted in Air Edel studios
8th January 2016
ONE of the country’s leading media composers who has written the soundtracks to a string of award-winning films and videogames has spoken of his successful year. Dr Stephen Baysted, a Reader in Film Composition at the University of Chichester, discussed his critically-acclaimed score for best-...
Professor Alison MacLeod
24th December 2015
A PROFESSOR of the University of Chichester has been given a prestigious award to undertake a residency at the famed British Library to research her forthcoming book. Alison MacLeod, a Professor of Contemporary Fiction within the Department of English and Creative Writing, was jointly presented...
Christmas card - Berewood Primary School
22nd December 2015
THE University of Chichester is sending Christmas cards with a difference to its fellow institutions, friends, and supporters this year. Vice-Chancellor Professor Clive Behagg, who invited all primary children from the University of Chichester’s Academy Trust to enter the competition, said: “We...
Sintitulus exhibition at Otter Gallery
22nd December 2015
A GROUP of University of Chichester art students are pushing the boundaries with their latest show Sintitulus which has opened at the Otter Gallery. Charlie Rapley, Michelle Spencer, Tigerfox, and Andrea Vassallo, who are all studying for a Master of Arts in Fine Art, are presenting a diverse...
Professor Bill Gray
21st December 2015
On Christmas morning Professor Bill Gray of the University’s Department of English and Creative Writing will feature as a guest on BBC Radio 2. The Sunday Hour Special, introduced by popular presenter Diane Louise Jordan, will showcase a collection of Christmas stories and poems in which writers,...
University collaborate with SSE on new degree apprenticeship
18th December 2015
COLLEGE students from across the south who are currently deciding on whether to go to university or out to work when their courses finish are now being offered an alternative route. A new innovative option is offering the students with a chance to undertake a degree apprenticeship developed by the...
Support and Information Zone
9th December 2015
A PASSION for customer service and helping students has secured staff from a busy front-line department at the University of Chichester with a national award. The Support and Information Zone (SIZ) gained the Customer Service Excellence accreditation after a rigorous inspection by an independent...
Athlete Amber Anning with Dr Mike Lauder
9th December 2015
A promising sprinter who broke a 300-meter record formerly held by Britain’s fastest woman has received a prestigious award from the University of Chichester. Athlete Amber Anning was named the young sports personality of the year at a University-sponsored ceremony last month. The 15-year-old, who...

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