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The University of Portsmouth is a modern university with a strong reputation for quality teaching and sustained, high levels of student satisfaction. Its academics possess notable research strengths and are international experts pushing the boundaries of knowledge in their respective fields.

Over 3,000 staff supports the cohort of nearly 22,000, which includes 3,000 students from over 140 countries.


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‘Democracy is in decline’ says Nobel committee chair Berit Reiss-Andersen, as she gives the award to Iranian women’s rights campaigner Narges Mohammadi. Terje Pedersen/NTB

Nobel peace prize 2023: award for Iranian women’s rights protester highlights fight against declining democracy around the world

The Nobel peace prize committee noted that awards in recent years highlight pressure on democracy which they say is in decline around the world.
A new ban prohibits businesses in England from selling some single-use plastic products. Freepik2/Shutterstock

New single-use plastic ban takes effect in England – here’s why its impact may be limited

The new ban will raise awareness about the plastic crisis. But failing to provide viable alternatives may simply displace the problem, instead of addressing it
Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, and Denmark’s prime minister Mette Frederiksen sit in a Danish F-16 fighter jet. Denmark is supplying Ukraine with 19 F-16s. EPA-EFE/Mads Claus Rasmussen

After months of negotiations Ukraine will be getting the F-16 warplanes it has been begging for – here’s why that’s important

The first batch of US-built F-16 ‘Fighting Falcon’ warplanes should be ready for deployment early next year.


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