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17th August 2017
STUDENTS from the University of Chichester are hoping that a charity gala performance will raise thousands of pounds for Children in Need. Musical theatre undergraduates are performing as part of a theatrical event at the Kings Theatre in Portsmouth in aid of the foundation, which supports young...
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...
21st July 2017
A PARTNERSHIP between the University of Chichester and one of the country’s leading institutions for musical theatre and dance training has been launched to develop a new generation of artists. The venture between the West Sussex institution and Essex-based Performers College intends to establish...
6th July 2017
A MUSICAL world premiere of adventure story Gulliver's Travels is just the beginning of a series of new works created by previously unknown writers and composers, according to the show’s producer. The production, based on the original novel, debuted last week at the University of Chichester as...
29th June 2017
THE next generation of singer-songwriters and musicians have taken to the stage at the University of Chichester’s summer school of rock. More than 60 budding artists enrolled onto Chi Rocks, which offers young people an insight into university life and encourages them to reach their potential...
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...
30th May 2017
A TRIO of students from the University of Chichester have spoken of their delight after topping a five-star charity fundraiser in the West End. The aspiring performers, of the Music and Musical Theatre joint honours degree, joined the cast of Tony award-winning show The Color Purple at London’s...
Dr Jonathan David Little
10th February 2017
AN ACADEMIC from the University of Chichester has received a prestigious award for his large-scale orchestral showpiece. Dr Jonathan Little, of the Department of Music, was awarded the 2017 Rudolf Nissim Prize for best original score for his Terpsichore work, recorded by the Kiev Philharmonic...
Dr Stephen Baysted
31st January 2017
AN ACADEMIC of the University of Chichester who has composed the soundtracks to award-winning films and videogames has spoken of his latest work on French Impressionist Claude Monet - to be released into cinemas this month. Dr Stephen Baysted, Reader in Film Composition in the Department of...
Dr Adam Swayne
12th September 2016
A CENTURY-OLD grand piano in need of urgent restoration has been saved from disrepair following a marathon concert by a senior lecturer of the University of Chichester. Dr Adam Swayne of the Department of Music was accompanied by 35 professional and amateur players – including ten students and...

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