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24th May 2018
It is with great sadness that the University announces the death of Professor Celia Brackenridge​ after a long illness. Celia was an honorary fellow of the University and an inspiration and great supporter of the Anita White Foundation. She was awarded The Sunday Times Lifetime Achievement Award...
17th May 2018
The University of Chichester has welcomed a delegation of senior Chinese government officials to celebrate its close partnership in education with the People’s Republic of China. Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane Longmore hosted the visit which marked two years since the University was admitted to an...
10th April 2018
HIGH-TEMPERATURE training at the University of Chichester has helped a former Portsmouth footballer prepare for the harsh conditions of the so-called toughest footrace on earth. Marathon des Sables challenger Dave Waterman will be running the 156-mile ultra-marathon in the heat and sand of the...
21st December 2017
A UNIVERSITY of Chichester lecturer has been voted as one of the leading voices for the prevention of drowning: the third most common cause of unintentional death worldwide. Dr Jenny Smith, from the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, was named on a list of influential women for her work in...
24th November 2017
SCHOOLCHILDREN from a West Sussex academy have visited the University of Chichester to experience an afternoon of sports activities organised by its student coaches. Phil Crisp, Programme coordinator for Sport Development and Coaching, has been running such events on the University site with...
21st November 2017
AN unforgettable debut for England Rugby Union’s Jessica Breach saw the University of Chichester student score six tries against the Red Roses’ Canadian opponents. The 20-year-old winger, studying a BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science degree, was the standout player for the national senior...
21st November 2017
THE England cricket team will this week begin the 70th Ashes series against Australia: Joe Root, their new captain, will be leading the side for the first time in a Test match overseas. During such a high profile series it is highly likely that Root will come under intense pressure in his new...
1st November 2017
MEN are on average 20 per cent less likely than women to seek prompt medical help when they need it and rates of suicide and depression are increasing across Europe, a study has found. An innovative cross-border project, Step By Step (SBS), has been granted European Union funding to help address...
13th October 2017
A TEAM of blind sailors are celebrating a golden victory after winning an international competition with help from a University of Chichester student. Undergraduate Ben Hazeldine, 20, skippered the Great British squad to first place at the recent world championships held on Lake Michigan in the...
12th October 2017
A GOLD medal-winning skier from Chichester has spoken of how she overcame two serious knee injuries to top the podium at the British indoor championships. Athlete Zoe Karavasili, a third-year student at the University, finished first at the national under-21 competition in the summer after a four-...

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