The University of Portsmouth held almost 15,000 animals for research purposes on University premises during March 2018, recent statistics show. Moreover, during the 2017 calendar year, almost 5,000 living animals were tested on. The University states that the tests contribute to curing human diseases. While the University isn’t engaging in animal testing on the levels that other institutions do, the figures have the potential to make … Continue reading Thousands of Animal Tests Take Place at the University of Portsmouth
The University of Portsmouth is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, … Continue reading The University of Portsmouth is ‘Hostile to Free Speech’ on Campus, Study Says
The University of Portsmouth have been criticised following the revelation that they are spending £800,000 on a rebrand – which includes a new logo design. This expenditure comes despite the University ordering several departments to slash their budgets in a cost-cutting exercise. Departments were asked to cut costs by around 5-7%. The University haven’t revealed their exact payments to design agencies, though judging by the … Continue reading University of Portsmouth Spends £800,000 on Rebrand
Following a sexual assault at Ravelin Park, University of Portsmouth, a man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape. The attack took place around 7:20pm last Saturday. The suspect, a 51 year-old man, has been released pending further inquiries following questioning. It is alleged that he attacked a 20-year old woman. Read on for more details on this unfortunate case. Hampshire Police, … Continue reading Portsmouth Uni Sexual Assault Update
Figures obtained by UniEel have shown that Portsmouth University students spent a respectable amount on library fines in the 2016-17 academic year. Students spent a total of £11,241.94. While this figure may sound high, it is actually one of the lowest amounts seen at British University’s. To put this figure into perspective, this equates to a spend of approximately £0.51 per student. This figure purely relates … Continue reading Revealed: How Much Did Portsmouth Uni Students Spend on Library Fines?
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