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13th September 2018
Drumming for an hour a week can help autistic children learn in school Study shows pupils’ ability to follow instructions improved after ten weeks Children showed significant improvements in dexterity, rhythm, and timing DRUMMING for 60 minutes a week can benefit children diagnosed with autism and...
14th June 2018
GRADUATE employability and regional economic opportunities was the theme of a recent visit to the University of Chichester by the leader of West Sussex County Council. Louise Goldsmith, who is a councillor for Chichester West division, met with Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane Longmore to talk about...
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...
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...
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...
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...
13th July 2017
A high-performance football centre for women is to open at the University of Chichester after proposals were approved by the FA. The foundation, which will be overseen by the governing body, intends to develop females in the game as players and coaches in top-quality academic facilities. The plans...
30th June 2017
Sport Psychology lecturers from the Institute of Sport have conducted innovative research examining what makes the speeches made by elite sporting leaders inspirational. Dr Matt Smith and his colleagues examined the speeches made by elite rugby coaches to learn more about how leaders communicate...

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