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31st May 2018
AN internationally-renowned dance scientist and former Riverdance performer has been appointed by the University of Chichester to lead its new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in dance science. Edel Quin, a former professional Irish and contemporary dancer, has more than a decade of...
14th August 2017
The results of the National Student Survey have once again proved that the University of Chichester is one of the best in the sector for student satisfaction. Overall satisfaction is 87 per cent, three per cent above the national average, and Chichester is ranked inside the top 40 of all higher...
22nd June 2017
The University of Chichester has been awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The Silver award recognises that we consistently deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher...
23rd September 2016
THE artistic performances born out of an innovative programme created to nurture a new generation of dancers are to be presented by University of Chichester postgraduate students next week. The RETALE show, held at the institution on Wednesday 27 September, will showcase the work of GrabLab: an...
2nd August 2016
THE history of how choreography has evolved alongside the release of new forms of digital technology of the last 20 years has been explored in a new book written in part by a leading dance theorist from the University of Chichester. Dr Andrea Davidson, a senior lecturer in dance and practicing...
1st July 2016
SITE-DANCE as a vital form of contemporary practice is the subject of a new book edited by a senior lecturer of Dance at the University of Chichester. Dr Victoria Hunter, who began as a freelance contemporary choreographer and movement director, contributed to the title Moving Sites: Investigating...
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...
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...
21st September 2015
Influential figures from the world of arts, sport, and education are to be recognised for the contributions to their fields with prestigious accolades from the University of Chichester. They will each receive honorary doctorates and have been chosen to join the University’s community as their...
15th May 2015
A SERIES of bursaries are being offered to students for a chance to undertake a PhD at the University of Chichester. As many as ten studentships, worth £13,000 annually for three years, are available for those aiming to complete a doctorate within one of seven research areas. This includes English...

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