University of Portsmouth
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: United Kingdom
Found Year: 1992
Address: University House, Winston Churchill Avenue

Connecting with our local and global community The University of Portsmouth is a progressive and dynamic university with an outstanding reputation for innovative teaching and globally significant research and innovation. We are a new kind of university, a breath of fresh air in the academic world. We are intent on discovery and connecting with our local and global community. We want the best for our students. Teaching comes first at the University of Portsmouth and students are central to everything we do. We offer more than 200 undergraduate degrees, and 150 postgraduate and doctorate degrees and programmes across all subjects. Our programmes are often developed in partnership with national and local employers. In fact, many of our staff are recruited from industry or relevant professions, helping our students benefit from their real-life experience and contacts. Work placements, research and real-world settings continue to help us offer Gold Standard teaching as awarded by the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. The recognition we receive reassures us that we’re onto something. The Economist ranked us the ‘No.1 University for boosting graduates’ salaries’ and we are also in the top 25% of UK universities for employment outcomes five years after graduation. Just as the world keeps moving, so do we. We’re closely involved with our local community and we take our ideas out into the global marketplace. We welcome students from over 150 countries and our international network comprises regional offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Lagos with representatives in 78 countries. Existing academic partnerships across Europe, America, East and South East Asia, the Middle East, and Australia further strengthen our reach. We have a long-standing reputation as an organisation that supports and drives economic and business development. We partner with business, industry and government to help improve, navigate and set the course for a better future. Our activities that support the local and national economy include research and consultancy services for businesses, the delivery of professional training, student placements and industrial studentships, and the provision of facilities and support for young businesses. Together these activities added £73 million value to the UK economy and supported around 1,000 jobs. The impact of our research and innovation is wide, positive and available to see in the world around us today. We stand out, not just in the UK but in the world, with excellence in areas from cosmology and forensics to cyber security, epigenetics and brain tumour research. We are a globally responsible organisation, dedicated to identifying and solving problems, enriching people’s lives and bringing about lasting change. Our diverse innovation and research capabilities coincide with a strong track record in bringing together interdisciplinary teams to address particular challenges, which we’ve grouped into five themes: - Democratic citizenship - Future and emerging technologies - Health and wellbeing - Security and risk - Sustainability and the environment Our research achievements reach, literally, from the stars down to people’s everyday lives. Our industry partnerships here at Portsmouth are based on alignment of goals. We communicate throughout, we collaborate and we are focused on the same priorities; results that satisfy our industry partners. The approach is working. Over 60% of our research has been rated as world-leading and internationally excellent. Outstanding areas such as neuro-oncology and neuroscience, cosmology and astrophysics have placed us in the world’s top 10%.

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