The Galleon - Portsmouth's Student Newspaper



Rowing club break British record

The University of Portsmouth rowing club managed to break a British record by rowing 724,061 metres continuously during their 48 hour row. The male and female rowers rowed day and night, managing to raise £1500 which was well above their…


Rugby raise an incredible amount

Traditionally, 14th February is supposed to be a day to show your affection to a loved one. However, the University of Portsmouth’s rugby team had other matters on their mind, as they showed, or pretended to show, their love for…


Students grow moustaches for Movember

Many students at the University of Portsmouth shall be sporting moustaches this month for Movember. Throughout the month of November the number of moustaches on men dramatically increases as the 30 days of Movember progress, and men raise money for…


MS society take to the embers for RAG week

Portsmouth’s student charity group, Raising and Giving, organised a fire-walking event in Gunwharf Quays on Monday 5th November. Overall, 21 participants took part and walked across 20 feet of burning embers, with the temperature estimated to be around 1200 Fahrenheit. The…

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