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27th March 2019
  Olympic champions need passion and resilience in equal measure to succeed. Long before she graduated from the University of Chichester in 2001, Saskia Clark had shown a talent for sailing that had already been noted by coaches at national level. It was developing a sense of independence and...
12th March 2019
  A EUROPEAN project involving academics from the University of Chichester has received €2.5 million from the EU Interreg 2Seas programme - co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and part of a wider €4.2 million partnership - to help tackle the rise in sexually-transmitted infections...
8th March 2019
  THE University of Chichester has been championing the role of women in society since it first opened its doors as a training college in 1839. Now, 180-years later, those principles remain a fundamental part of the University and its community - as it bids to develop a new generation of female...
25th February 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Emeritus Professor Tudor Hale.  Tudor was considered by his peers as a ‘visionary’ academic and one of the ‘founding fathers’ of sport science in the United Kingdom. Tudor was first appointed as a lecturer in 1970 at the Bishop Otter College....
11th February 2019
  Paralympic and multiple world champion Emma Wiggs MBE has credited the University of Chichester for setting her on the road to sporting glory. Interviewed for the Universities UK ‘Made at Uni’ campaign, Wiggs said that the support of the University at a traumatic moment in her life had been ‘...
30th January 2019
    THE HISTORY of how golf helped to shape one of Britain's most iconic seaside towns has been revealed in a new study by the University of Chichester. Bournemouth’s tourism trade boomed in the late nineteenth century due to the popularity of the game, according to academic Paul Wheeler, a senior...
14th January 2019
  MEMBERS of the public, staff, and students from the University of Chichester volunteered to run the Chichester half marathon last year as part of a research study conducted by Rianne Costello a PhD student in the University’s Occupational Performance Research Group (OPRG). The Chichester half...
7th January 2019
  ONE of the United Kingdom’s first all-refugee football teams – Nations United – celebrated its anniversary at an event held at the University of Chichester. The event brought together players, staff, and student coaches from the University with supporters and volunteers from Sanctuary in...
6th December 2018
UK universities have been at the forefront of the most significant discoveries and pioneering changes of the last century - and the University of Chichester is centre stage of these developments. We’re celebrating the many ways in which Chichester has made a real difference to everyday lives with...
14th November 2018
  A BLIND sailing team coached by a University of Chichester student has won a major international title. The Great British squad, which is taught by undergraduate Ben Hazeldine, finished first at the recent Blind Match Racing world championships in Helensburgh, Scotland. The third-year student,...

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