Portsmouth Information

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Information on Portsmouth and the University

University of Portsmouth – About us

We are a university that makes a difference to the world, through transformational education, research and innovation. Our values define the way we work, collaborate and behave. We’re closely involved with our local community and also take ideas into the global marketplace. We partner with business, industry and government to set the course for a better future. And we educate and transform the lives of our students to help them achieve their potential. More details about us are here.


Getting to Portsmouth

Please see here for further details on how to get to Portsmouth. 

Campus locations, please see the campus map and directions here.


Staying in Portsmouth:

There are a range of hotels at various locations and prices. See the Visit Portsmouth site here for a list. These can be booked directly with the hotel or through a range of online booking sites.


Places to eat:

For some ideas on places to eat and drink see the Visit Portsmouth site here. There are a range of options in the city, you could also visit Gunwharf Keys as there are a number of bars and places to eat within walking distance of the conference venue.


Places to visit:

Portsmouth has a long history, being founded in 1180. It has always had close links with seafaring and the Navy and these histories have shaped the City and its locale. See here for more information on its historic past. 


Some places to visit while you are include:

  • Gunwharf Keys
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyards
  • Isle of Wight
  • See the Visit Portsmouth site here


Further afield you could visit other attractions and sites in both Hampshire and West Sussex.