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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...
9th June 2017
A FESTIVAL of sport hosted at the University of Chichester has encouraged young people to engage in different activities and experience higher education. The event was organised by the Institute of Sport for more than 800 year nine and ten students from schools across the south of England. It...
17th May 2017
A VALIANT pair of firefighters have thanked scientists from the University of Chichester for their help during a gruelling 156-mile footrace in the Sahara desert. Graham Dance and Steve Holder returned triumphant from the harsh conditions of the Marathon des Sables in northern Africa. The...
Paralympian Emma Wiggs
26th January 2017
GOLD medal-winning graduates of the University of Chichester have been awarded royal honours for their triumphant year of sport. Rio 2016 athletes Emma Wiggs and Saskia Clark were appointed members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) following their successes in Brazil. The...
Dr Jordan Matthews
13th October 2016
Dr Jordan Matthews will be presenting his research on the ‘History of documentation of women in sport’ at the Africa Women and Sport Conference in Gaborone, Botswana, in October 2016. Dr Matthews is part of an international research team who published a global research report on women and sport for...
Dr Neal Smith with BBC Radio 1
17th May 2016
THE science behind the perfect penalty kick has been revealed by senior lecturers of the University of Chichester as part of a BBC Radio 1 news feature. Academics of the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which is part of the University's Institute of Sport, disclosed the secrets of a...
31st March 2016
GB triathlete, Dan Winkworth, has been working with experts at the University of Chichester’s Sport Performance and Rehabilitation Unit (SPRU) as part of his training for “the toughest footrace on earth”. The Marathon des Sables is a 156 mile ultra-marathon in the heat and sand of the Sahara desert...
Dr Neal Smith
29th February 2016
THE science behind cutting-edge technological innovations is the subject of a new ITV series which will this week feature a researcher from the University of Chichester. Primetime programme It’s not rocket science, which will be broadcast on Tuesday 1 March, focuses on the work of Dr Neal Smith, a...
D rSam Blacker
12th February 2016
AN ACADEMIC from the University of Chichester has recently returned from successfully presenting a paper on physical performance testing for demanding occupations at the Second International Conference on Physical Employment Standards in Alberta, Canada. Dr Sam Blacker from the University of...