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28th June 2018
Have we achieved equality? Should the age at which we can vote be lowered? Could elections be run better? These are some of the questions which were addressed at the recent ‘EqualiTeas’ event, hosted by the University of Chichester, to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Representation of 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...
23rd June 2017
A PROFESSOR from the University of Chichester is participating in a major research project examining the religious and spiritual experiences of global seafarers after it was granted over half-a-millions pounds in research council funding. Professor Graeme Smith, of the Department of Theology,...
23rd June 2017
A PANEL of history academics and students from the University of Chichester have examine the most dramatic periods of American politics at the Chichester Festival Theatre. The Trump Effect seminar was part of a themed series focusing on political and social change which encompass the Theatre’s...
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...
9th June 2017
"To understand radicalism we need to look beyond the usual explanations." The University of Chichester academics investigating the complex relationship between religion, politics, and extremism including its affect on the United Kingdom and nations around the world. Questions confronting...
17th November 2016
THE ways in which seafarers negotiate diverse beliefs and practice - and the role of religion in promoting or disrupting social harmony - is the subject of a new half a million-pound research project involving an academic from the University of Chichester. Dr Graeme Smith, Reader in Public Theology...
11th February 2016
A DEBATE of how Christian theology can remain articulate and comprehensible in Britain’s secular and multi-faith culture is the basis of a lecture at Chichester Cathedral next week. Dr Graeme Smith, a Reader in Public Theology at the University who will be attending, said: “The great themes of evil...
12th October 2015
Professor Stephen Pattison (Birmingham) will give a semester’s Chichester Theological Society Lecture at Chichester Cathedral at 6:30pm on Tuesday 13 October. He will explore how Jesus of Nazareth spent a good deal of his ministry transgressing the boundaries of shame and honour, leading ultimately...
22nd September 2015
THE work of popular poets who have written about Christian faith - including RS Thomas, Elizabeth Jennings, and Geoffrey Hill – are to be explored at the University of Chichester. A paper looking at their work, as well of that of newer poets such as Michael Symmons Roberts, Gillian Allnutt, and...

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