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Metropolitan University’s business school and student hub buildings
29th June 2016
A NEW feature silhouetted across the Manchester skyline is the Metropolitan University’s business school and student hub. It was in this setting in June that Dr Hazel Beadle, a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Management at the University of Chichester’s Institute of Education, presented her...
Professor Higson with pupils of Kingsham Primary School
20th June 2016
INTERSTELLAR salad seeds launched into space for a mission with astronaut Tim Peake have been cultivated by Chichester schoolchildren on being returned to Earth. The cosmic kernels were farmed by pupils of Kingsham Primary School for a science experiment to understand how food grows in zero-...
Dance psychology student Aska Sakuta
15th June 2016
A PIONEERING doctoral candidate of dance has been commended after impressing a panel of judges with her innovative thesis. Ms Aska Sakuta, a student of dance psychology at the University of Chichester, was praised after winning first prize of the acclaimed Three Minute Thesis competition. The...
High and low culture - elite and popular constructions
7th June 2016
THE terror attacks in Paris last year and the potential impact of Brexit on France will be discussed at an international conference in Chichester next month. World-renowned academics of the Society for the Study of French History will, for the first time, meet at the University of Chichester as...
Campus redevelopments - new academic building
3rd June 2016
THE latest stage of a multimillion-pound academic building which will provide ultramodern teaching rooms for thousands of students has been unveiled. A ceremony was held to mark the topping out of the development, situated at the Chichester campus, after work on the structure reached its highest...
Beauty and the Beast by illustrator Walter Crane
2nd June 2016
AN ACADEMIC of the University of Chichester has revealed to BBC Radio 5 Live the history behind the popular Beauty and the Beast fairy tale - after Disney announced the remake of its 1990s animated film. Dr Miles Leeson, of the Department of English and Creative Writing, spoke to the Hit List...
Moved by research: Dance students exhibit ground-breaking approaches
1st June 2016
FROM light source and shadow to meditative flow, fear of self-expression to choreographic communication, and audience response to a performer’s verbal tracking, the work of the University of Chichester’s department of Dance is at the forefront of Practice as Research. The method was revitalised by...
Dr Hugh Dunkerely
26th May 2016
A poet and academic of the University of Chichester has received an international award for a public lecture about literature and sustainability which challenges government plans to industrialise regions of the UK. Dr Hugh Dunkerley, of the institution’s Department of English and Creative Writing...
Bognor Regis town centre
26th May 2016
BUSINESSES in Bognor Regis are being asked for their views on the long-term strategy of the town centre by taking part in a survey. The Bognor Regis Town Centre Management Partnership, in collaboration with the University of Chichester, is investigating the feasibility of establishing a Business...
18th May 2016
The winners of the prestigious Observer and Gazette Business Awards have been revealed by BBC One Show presenter and Channel 5 reporter, Nick Wallis. The University of Chichester sponsored event celebrating the very best in business in the area,  took place on 22nd April 2016 at the Hilton Avisford...

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