Entries by Rachel Sergison

High achieving referee selected for Ibercup in Portugal

Football Referee Activator Tom Haver has been selected to referee at the Ibercup in Portugal this summer!   Tom is 1 of 4 county referees to be selected for the European Youth Football Tournament, which saw the likes of Liverpool FC, Porto and Benfica take part last year. While out in Portugal, the referees will […]

Hundreds attend prestigious event celebrating sport at the University

The annual Sports Awards allow the Students’ Union and Department of Sport and Recreation to recognise students who have shown commitment to improving sport at Portsmouth over the past year.   Hundreds of students filled Portsmouth Guildhall to celebrate this year’s sporting achievements at the University of Portsmouth. Nominees included clubs and students who have […]

Volunteers of the Month (March): Hannah & Matt

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Month: Hannah Divall & Matt South!   Hannah Divall – Badminton Activator and Activator of the Month (March) As Badminton Activator, Hannah has led her Badminton team to reach 880 attendances across our two Get Active drop-in sessions, campus sport league and tournaments. Hannah also successfully ran her first UV Badminton […]

Volunteers of the Month (February): Fraser & Sam

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Month: Fraser Esmond & Sam Robinson!   Fraser Esmond – Football Activator and Activator of the Month (February) As Football Activator, Fraser has engaged 64 student football teams this semester who have taken part in the Campus Sport leagues, and has also delivered the male student category of the national FA […]

Volunteers of the Month (January): Charlie & Talen

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Month: Charlie Fouracres & Talen Hamilton!   Charlie Fouracres – Handball Activator and Activator of the Month (January) As Handball Activator, Charlie has retained regular numbers in her Handball drop-in sessions through her positive and engaging personality. Due to the commitment Charlie has put in since the beginning of the year, […]

Volunteers of the Month (December): Matin, Chris & Frank

Congratulations to our Volunteers of the Month: Matin Sedighi, Chris Newman & Frank Hampton!   Matin Sedighi – Futsal Activator and Activator of the Month (December) As Futsal Activator, Matin helps to promote and manage our Campus Sport Futsal league. During semester one, this consisted of overseeing six teams. He organised the weekly fixtures, communicated with […]

Portsmouth Proves ‘This Girl Can’!

Hundreds of University of Portsmouth females got active for ‘This Girl Can’ week, clocking over 75,000 minutes of activity! This Girl Can is a nation-wide campaign by Sport England, designed to empower females to get more active. Our campaign ran from Monday 20th – Sunday 26th November 2017. The campaign was run in partnership between […]

Activator of the Month (November): Tom Haver

Congratulations to our Activator of the Month, Tom Haver, our Football Refereeing Activator!  Tom coordinates our student referees across our Campus Sport football leagues, which have approximately 35 fixtures per week. He works closely with the Athletic Union clubs at the Students’ Union to allocate referees for internal opportunities, and with local organisations for external […]

Activator of the Month (October): Amelia Grubb

Congratulations to our Activator of the Month, Amelia Grubb, our Netball Activator!  Amelia has done a fantastic job during her first month as Netball Activator, helping to deliver weekly drop-in netball sessions on Tuesday evenings. Her sessions have had high regular attendance every week, with 70 students at her very first session! Amelia also set […]

Access your home university gym with BUCS UNIversal!

  Access over 50 other university gyms nationwide with our annual student and staff membership! The University of Portsmouth has signed up to a new exciting partnership, led by British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Students and staff who purchase our annual membership will be able to access a network of over 50 university gyms […]