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Law Students Learning from Leading London Barristers

We are delighted that two of our A Level Law students have been successful in their applications to take part in a two-day work experience…

Portsmouth Consultant Helps Students Get Into Medical School

Dr Mike King grew up in Portsmouth and went on to work as a consultant radiologist at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham. Sadly, in 2018,…

Another year of success despite ‘unique’ circumstances for the Class of 2020

SUMMARY OF STATISTICS 97.4%  Pass rate* 49.3%  High Grade Achievement  (A* – B and Distinction Star/Distinction Grades)*   Despite a particularly difficult year for students…

First edition of the student newspaper launches

The very first edition of the student newspaper ‘With Eyes Wide Open’ has been launched by founders, Tabitha John and Chloe White. Articles include topical…

Winner of the SFCA ‘Community Impact’ award 2020

  We are delighted to announce that we have won the ‘Community Impact’ award at the Sixth Form Colleges Association Annual Awards Ceremony for 2020.  …

Portsmouth College chosen to deliver T Level from 2022

We are pleased to announce that from September 2022, Portsmouth College will be offering a T Level in Health & Science. This qualification is equivalent…

Portsmouth College shortlisted for SFCA award after giving teenagers a flying start!

  We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Sixth Form Colleges Association Awards 2020.  Our submission was chosen by the…

At Home Art Exhibition Launches

Today sees the launch of At Home, an online exhibition of photographs taken by sixth form college students during the Covid-19 lockdown. Over 140 students from 46…

Law leads the way for student Beth

Current Law student, Bethany Edwards, has been selected for a prestigious legal opportunity through the charity ‘Big Voice London’, beating hundreds of other applicants for…

Students Create Campaign for Mental Health During Covid-19

The current uncertainty of ‘normal life’ has affected us globally. Like a storm, Covid-19 presented a level of threat but then hit us almost instantly…

FLYING START FOR YEAR 11 STUDENTS AS NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHES TO SUPPORT EXCITING FUTURES

A new online resource dedicated to year 11 students affected by school closures has launched. Flying Start is an impartial website built for young people…

Student Union Address Climate Change

Climate change is a critical topic worldwide, especially with the younger generation in society who are thinking about what the future holds for them.  Our…

Teaching Proves As Interactive As Ever Amid Isolation

In these incredibly challenging times, teachers and students from Portsmouth College have quickly made the transition from face to face interaction to online teaching and…

College Help NHS Teams With Vital PPE During Pandemic

Director of Health & Safety of Portsmouth College, Darren Sharkey, has reached out to Colleges across the country to help meet the demand of personal…

HAHA Annual Showcase Event

HAHA (Hampshire Apprenticeship Hairdressing Academy) Training held their annual student showcase in February at the glorious Queens Hotel, Southsea and was sponsored by Portsmouth College…

Celebration for the Class of 2019

Every year, we celebrate the success of our students at a special awards evening honouring those who have achieved great results, shown commitment to College…

Portsmouth College named Apple Distinguished School

Portsmouth College has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2019–2022 for its Curious and Creative Learning Project. In April 2014, the College took…

Naima makes history with top law spot

Naima Ali, Portsmouth College student and formerly of Portsmouth Academy, has made college history by winning a prestigious scholarship with global law firm CMS which…

All aboard the Google Digital Bus

Portsmouth College hosted The Google Digital Garage Bus today as part of Google’s commitment to provide free digital skills training to people across the UK…

BH Live’s City Games inspires young people

One hundred and twenty pupils, aged 7-8 years old, recently came together to participate in BH Live’s annual City Games hosted at Portsmouth’s Mountbatten Leisure Centre. Now in…

Independent Student Governor Elected

Congratulations to Isaac Skingley, former Cams Hill student, who was recently elected as Student Independent Governor for 2019/20.  The Independent Student Governor attends Governors’ meetings…

Results Day 2019

SUMMARY OF STATISTICS 97%  Pass rate 49%  High Grade Achievement  (A* – B and Distinction*/Distinction Grades) Students, staff and governors at Portsmouth College are again…

The Victorious Experience

We are thrilled to once again, sponsor Victorious Festival this Summer with student participation at the forefront of our partnership. For 2019, Portsmouth College will be…

Music Students Community Collaboration

Students at Portsmouth College are in the process of planning a beneficial event for Thursday 2nd May 2019 to collaborate with a community called Global…

Portsmouth College Student Wins Whopping £10k in National Competition

  Naima Ali, formerly a Portsmouth Academy student, has made history at Portsmouth College, winning a prestigious competition and bagging £10,000 for the college and…

Apple Recognised Title for iPad Trainer

We are delighted to announce that we now have an OFFICIAL Apple Distinguished Educator at Portsmouth College. Apple confirmed this morning that they are pleased…

Model United Nations Inspires Students

  Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an educational simulation in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations and the…

Student Services Team Shortlisted for National Award

We were thrilled to be shortlisted for a National Association for Managers of Student Services (NAMSS) Award recently. A new category this year, the ‘Student…

Digital Apprentice Wins Business Award

A digital apprentice at one of Portsmouth’s fastest-growing marketing agencies has been awarded the accolade of Apprentice of the Year. Jess Moon, 20, is a…

Navy Test Success for Public Services

Twenty three of our Uniformed Public Services students recently had the opportunity to take part in the official Naval Service Recruiting Test (NSRT), which is…

Back to Basics

Students from Health and Social Care once again took part in a fundraiser for ‘The Lifehouse’ charity recently. The students’ aim of the ‘Back to…

Celebration for the Class of 2018

Every year, we celebrate the success of our students at a special awards evening honouring those who have achieved great results, shown commitment to College…

Exciting partnership announced

Global Premier Soccer UK (GPS) are excited to announce a partnership with Portsmouth College & Soccer Scholar Academy that will provide opportunities and pathways to…

Portsmouth College Launches Nationwide Search for the Best Edtech Schools

Portsmouth College was selected to help launch Edtech 50 Schools, a UK initiative to find the 50 education institutions that are using education technology to…

Destination Oxford for Nathan

Applying to university is a big step for any College student. Just as you start to settle in to life in further education, the next…

Alumni Obtains Prestigious Training Contract

Former student, Tafadzwa Mupfururi has recently secured a prestigious training contract with Clyde & Co LLP London, in his second year of university. Tafadzwa attended…

The Headliners of a Brilliant Victorious

Crowds flocked to Southsea seafront once again for Portsmouth’s annual festival Victorious. With the Kaiser Chiefs, Paloma Faith and The Prodigy included in a star…

Oxford and Cambridge beckon for Portsmouth College students

Students and staff at Portsmouth College are today celebrating another excellent set of A Level and Vocational results. 96% of students have passed their qualifications…

New Principal at the helm from September

The College is delighted to announce that Simon Barrable, our current Deputy Principal, has been appointed as Principal from September 2018.  This follows the imminent…

Winner of National Association of Colleges Beacon Award

Staff, students and governors of Portsmouth College are delighted to announce that the College has won the Association of Colleges Beacon Award for the ‘Effective…

Blott Matthews E4E Challenge

Well done to Science students who recently competed in the Blott-Matthews Engineering Competition ‘Energy for Everything’ for Sixth Form Colleges. The task was to design…

Passing with flying colours

Fourteen of our Uniformed Public Services students recently had the opportunity to take part in the official Naval Service Recruiting Test (NSRT), which is an…

Portsmouth College wins rock challenge

Rock Challenge is one of our favourite events in the College calendar with previous years being very successful. Last night saw the Southern Open for…

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