The Galleon - Portsmouth's Student Newspaper

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News Editor: Ben Leeming
Online News Editor: Harley Stevens
Deputy News Editor: Aimee Kerr
Senior Reporter: Amy Briggs

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Interview: HE cuts and UoP

Below are three parts of an interview with Vice-Chancellor Professor John Craven about cuts to the UK’s Higher Education budget. During the interview he indicates that he doesn’t want tuition fees to double, that the Victoria swimming baths opposite Anglesea […]


SRA concerns over FM

The Student Radio Association fear for the future of student radio after an Analogue Radio Scrappage Scheme is proposed. The scrappage scheme gives people the opportunity to swap their existing radio for a discounted DAB radio.


New NUS Hotlist

The National Union of Students (NUS) is planning a campaign to force individual prospective parliamentary candidates into opposing tuition fees by identifying areas where the student vote can make a key difference in this year’s General Election.


New mock courtroom opens

Portsmouth university students will soon find themselves battling it out in court. A mock courtroom has opened at the university – the first in the south east.


University society denies radicalism

Thirty one days after Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s unsuccessful attempt to bring down Northwest Airlines Flight 253, The Islamic Society of University College London (a group of which Abdulmutallab was once chair), has defended its right to have held a War on Terror week arranged during his time in charge.


Animation awards to be held at UoP

The Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries will play host to the British Animation Awards: Public Choice events later this month, which offers students the chance to vote for the eventual winners in three categories.


Torture fears for Iranian student

Since the Iranian Presidential elections in June 2009, students have been at the forefront of continuing protests against both the disputed election result and the widespread human rights violations committed by the authorities. One such student, Payam Jahangiry, was arrested […]