Entries by Bryn Jones

Club Committee Roles Available

Want to volunteer within one of our Sports Clubs next year? As part of the Athletic Union transition, we have introduced a new engagement role to club committees. We’re still looking for roles for the University of Portsmouth Football, Badminton and Squash Clubs. These roles will be delivering social sessions and or leagues within the […]

Club Sport Coaching Roles 2019

We’re looking for qualified coaches to join our team. We’ve recently taken over 25 competitive student clubs that compete in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and are looking for coaches for some of our clubs. The University of Portsmouth is currently within the top 50 nationwide, for overall BUCS points across all sports. 49 […]

Friday 24 May – University of Portsmouth Students vs Staff Charity Football Match

The annual University of Portsmouth Students vs Staff Charity Football match is back for 2019 at the home of Portsmouth FC, Fratton Park! Now in its 4th year, the students versus staff football match demonstrates how the University can come together to give back to the local community and beyond. The game will be played on Friday […]

Activator and Referee of the Month – Oliver and Luc

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Month: Oliver Munday and Luc Howell   Oliver Munday – Referee Activator and Activator of the Month (February) In his role as Football Referee Activator, Oliver recruits, deploys and supports the development of student referees. There have been a few challenges this year with recruitment and commitment. This month, […]

Lauren – Strictly star excels but just misses out on final

Lauren narrowly misses out on the final. Lauren Steadman, has narrowly missed out on getting to the final of Strictly Come Dancing. Our previous sports scholar, World Champion Paratriathlete and Silver medal Paralympian went out last night in a well fought dance off. With competition hotting up for the glitterball trophy, the dancers performed two […]

Volunteers of the Month – Sam and Frank

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Month: Sam Robinson & Frank Hampton! Sam Robinson – Campus Sport Activator and Activator of the Month (November) Sam has co-ordinated the Campus Sport football leagues since the beginning of the semester, engaging 64 teams & 578 students through the programme. This month has been extremely busy for Sam, with […]

Staff vs Students Charity Football Match 2019

2019 Staff vs Students Charity Football Match – Staff Application’s Open The Department of Sport and Recreation are inviting all staff members at the University of Portsmouth to formally register their interest in being apart of the 4th Annual Staff vs Students charity football match, taking place on the hallowed turf of Fratton Park in […]

Lizzie Palmer – This Girl Can Case Study

Lizzie Palmer – Student  This Girl Can Case Study [testimonial author=”Lizzie”]Don’t over push yourself and don’t set yourself a target that is unlikely to be achieved. Set yourself a few sessions at the beginning, and if you continue to do that then perhaps put more on your list. If you try to do more than […]

Kate Daniell – This Girl Can Case Study

Kate Daniell – Staff Member This Girl Can Case Study [testimonial author=”Kate”] Don’t be fearful, don’t think what will I look like or what if I can’t do it, just do something and if you can afford it, go to a PT, they help you work out how to do new things and the results […]

Amy Sanchez – This Girl Can Study

Amy Sanchez This Girl Can Study [testimonial author=”Amy”] Be confident to try something new, even if its on your own, as you will quickly make new friends. [/testimonial] [divider] What activity or sport do you regularly participate in? Gymnastics   What do you love most about physical activity? Physical and mental challenges, socialising with others […]