Our students make a difference to the local community and worldwide through their studies, research and placements.

In this study and student life theme blog, you'll get a glimpse at student achievements, life at Portsmouth and tips on studying at uni from our staff and students.

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Our students make a difference to the local community and worldwide through their studies, research and placements.

In this study and student life theme blog, you'll get a glimpse at student achievements, life at Portsmouth and tips on studying at uni from our staff and students.

58 posts found

Portsmouth is a great place to explore a vegan-friendly lifestyle Student ambassador, Megan Cooper, shares her experience of living a vegan lifestyle in Portsmouth

26 November 2021 5 min read

Hear from student ambassador, Megan Cooper as she shares her experience of living a vegan lifestyle in Portsmouth

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science student Megan Cooper

Why study psychology? If you're intrigued by the inner workings of the mind and how it influences behaviour, here's why you should consider a psychology degree

15 October 2021 6 min read

Considering a psychology degree? Learn why this is such an important and fascinating subject, and what you can do with a degree in psychology.

Three students sitting at a table discussing their work in a light, open study space with laptops, books and other study materials

What can you do with a business management degree? Find out why a business management degree opens doors to lots of different careers

14 September 2021 Ms Claire Sparrow 4 min read

Why study a business management degree? Find out what business management is, what jobs you can do with it and whether it's a good degree.

Young woman in a business meeting gesturing to camera.

What is International Relations? Conflict, diplomacy, trade deals – what happens when global forces meet?

23 August 2021 Dr Aishling McMorrow 3 min read

Senior Lecturer Aishling McMorrow looks at the meaning of International Relations, why you should study it, and what you might do with it in your career.

Border between USA and Mexico, example of international relations

8 must-do activities in Portsmouth this summer Second-year student, Leah Lewis, shares her favourite things to do in Portsmouth in the summer.

03 August 2021 5 min read

Leah Lewis is a second-year student studying BA (Hons) International Business in the Faculty of Business and Law at Portsmouth. She’s sharing her favourite things to do in Portsmouth in the summer.

The Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth

Should I Go on a Placement Year? Why placement students say it's the best experience of their lives

23 June 2021 3 min read

Placement students gain invaluable skills that are simply not possible to learn in your lecture theatre

Should I go on a placement year laptop with work hard written on screen

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