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29th March 2019
  When Josh Winstone talks about life in ‘the pit’ his reference point is not the coal mine but the theatre. Conditions, dark and sweaty, might be similar and the daily grind of the work recognisable but this is the orchestra pit, a source of camaraderie, an academy of development, and a reservoir...
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...
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...
27th November 2018
  THE son of legendary composer Leonard Bernstein has met students and staff from the University as part of celebrations surrounding the Bernstein in Chichester centenary festival. Alexander Bernstein flew over from New York for a performance of Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, performed in the...
23rd November 2018
HOLLYWOOD actress Emily Watson OBE – star of the War Horse and Red Dragon blockbusters - has spoken to University of Chichester students about making it at the top of the film industry. The double Oscar-nominee met undergraduates from the BA (Hons) in Acting for Film where she spoke about self-...
1st October 2018
AN INTERNATIONAL awards ceremony has included a University of Chichester Professor in its 2018 nominations for his outstanding contribution to Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Professor Jonathan David Little, from the Department of Music, was shortlisted by the CHASS Australia prizes for his...
17th April 2018
UNIVERSITY of Chichester students have raised thousands of pounds for a community theatre in Bognor Regis after staging a musical comedy. Undergraduates of the BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre and Arts Development earned more than £4,000 for the Regis Centre following their production of Nunsense. The...
12th April 2018
ACADEMICS from the University of Chichester are celebrating the life and work of renowned composer Leonard Bernstein in his centenary year. Professor Laura Ritchie, from the Department of Music, is co-organising an event on Saturday 21 April to mark one of the towering figures of 20th-century...
21st February 2018
MUSICIANS from the University of Chichester are a celebrating a third-place finish at a national contest after beating ensembles from across the UK. The brass band, which includes students from all years, ranked highly at the UniBrass championships in York against strong competition. The musicians...
21st December 2017
A PROFESSOR from the University of Chichester has gained a nomination at an international music award ceremony. Dr Jonathan David Little’s Kyrie, from his 2017 choral album Woefully Arrayed, has been nominated for Best Classical Music Recording at the 2018 RoundGlass Music Awards. A 17-strong jury...

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