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Chichester student wins prestigious Costa Short Story Award
28th January 2015
A CHICHESTER student has been named among the best writers in the country at a national awards ceremony. Short story writer Zoe Gilbert was crowned winner of the Costa Short Story Award for her tale Fishskin, Hareskin, about a fisherman’s wife who attempts to escape her new life by returning to the...
David Morrissey
28th January 2015
UPDATE: Unfortunately David has had to postphone this talk due to commitments in LA, but he will be back later this year!   A STAR of the hit zombie drama The Walking Dead will be speaking about his time on the apocalyptic series and other career highlights in Chichester next month. Actor and...
28th January 2015
Students turn code-crackers with Bletchley Park expert PGCE Secondary History trainees have recently spent a day working with Andrew Payne, head of education at the National Archives, exploring ways in which they can use the archives in their teaching. Trainees decoded a memo intercepted by...
Korean teachers 2015
27th January 2015
A GROUP of Korean teachers and educational materials writers are currently studying on an in-service professional development programme on the University’s Bognor Regis campus. The 20 delegates from Seoul are on a scheme organised by the International Short Programme Unit at the Chichester...
22nd January 2015
THE secrets to successful Hollywood blockbusters have been explored in a new book by an Associate Lecturer from the University of Chichester. Bio-Pics: a life in pictures, which is out now from Wallflower Press, discusses popular film genres since the 1990s and the key issues within their narrative...
22nd January 2015
A NUMBER of high-level qualifications from the University of Chichester have been awarded to the next generation of Sussex Health Care staff at a celebratory event held by the company earlier this month. Six workers were given a University of Chichester Level 5 Diploma in Professional Practice in...
Auschwitz memorial
20th January 2015
CHRISTIANS and Jews will join together in Chichester Cathedral this week to mark the 70-year anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. A memorial service held on Thursday January 29 will be attended by the London Council of Christians and Jews as part of this week’s commemorations of the...
20th January 2015
‘A WONDERFUL celebration predominately of the small firm’ is how Professor Clive Behagg, Vice Chancellor of the University of Chichester, described the Chichester Observer Business Awards to a full house at the launch event held on the University’s Chichester campus last week. With 95% of employers...
19th January 2015
A FISHERMAN’S wife tries to escape her new life by returning to the past and its lost comforts. That is the storyline to national award-nominated short story Fishskin, Hareskin written by Chichester student Zoe Gilbert. The London-based author, who is mid-way through her PhD in English and Creative...
Bookcover - Francis Duffy Statue, Times Square
19th January 2015
THE history of how New York grew out of the destruction and division caused by the First World War has been brought to light in a new book. New York and the First World War examines the city’s influence on the conflict from 1914 - three years before the United States’ official entry - as well as...

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