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University attains Teaching Excellence Framework Gold status

The University has just been awarded Teaching Excellence Framework Gold status.  Only three other institutions in South East England have achieved this.  The report confirmed that the University delivers: “consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students,” and that

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Customer Service Excellence

You may have noticed the new purple CSE logo that recently appear on the Library homepage.  This celebrates the Library, alongside Sports & Recreation, obtaining the coveted Customer Service Excellence Award.  We are now working hard to further improve our services

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University receives My Journey Commuter Challenge Award

For the second year in a row the Library and teams from other departments have won the overall category for a large organization in the “My Journey Commuter Challenge”. 187 members of staff across the University registered to participate in

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Bronze NUS Green Impact award for the University Library

The University Library recently received the bronze NUS Green Impact award, being recognized alongside other University departments today at the NUS Green Impact awards for promoting and improving our environmental performance.  Barbara Anders and Michele Game, the Library’s named “Green Champion” (pictured),

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Library wins award at Sports Day

After a year’s break, the Library fielded a top team for the Univerity Sports Day and put in a consistent performance by coming last once again. But at least we’ve got something for our trophy room, and a good time

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Library Turns Green to Bronze

by Michele Game The University has been charged with reducing their carbon emissions by 30% by 2016, and to help them achieve that, teams have been set up across the campus to support that vision. They are doing this by

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SU Teaching Awards Success

Anne Worden was runner up in the Best Student Support category of the SU Teaching Awards, beating off a host of others.  This is the fourth year of the awards and the fourth time we’ve picked up an award.  Anne

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Outstanding Learner Support Awards

From University Librarian, Roisin Gwyer: “It’s that time of year again when students nominate staff in 6 categories including Outstanding Learner Support.  I’m really pleased to see that a member of Library staff has been nominated – this means that

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Flying Monsters 3D

Here is a film that has won a BAFTA and an award for Best Science Programme at the Association of International Broadcasting. It also had a team of palaeontologists from the University of Portsmouth that acted as advisors to the

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Carbuncle Cup

The Strata Tower in London’s Elephant and Castle has won the award for the ugliest new building in Britain. Judging by the other entries shown here it was up against some pretty stiff competition. http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/strata-tower-wins-2010-carbuncle-cup/5004110.article

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