At school you might just get to chose from three core sciences: physics, chemistry and biology. At uni there are thousands of different science courses from zoology, the study of animals to cosmology, the study of the universe.

Get inspired!

Get inspired!

The Olympics is always a great place to look for inspiration and UP for Uni couldn’t be prouder of the success Team GB is having. With over 11,000 competitors representing 207 National Olympic Committees, this multi- sport event shows us that whatever your nationality or background hard- work and determination goes a long way! One

Marine biology: Zombies of the sea

How do you turn a crab into a zombie? Marine biologist Hannah Amor explains…

How bang on is The Big Bang Theory?

Harry Wilcox is a physics graduate studying a PhD* at the Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation at the University of Portsmouth and a massive fan of the Channel 4 show.

Facts on the fly

Most people think flies are disgusting but many don’t realise how fascinating they are. Did you know they can taste with their feet and breathe through their bottoms? You can even study flies at university. Here are fourteen incredible things you probably didn’t know about them…

The first known fossil of a four-legged snake

The first known fossil of a four-legged snake

Do you ever wonder what it might be like to make a new discovery?  Well, keep your eyes peeled and you could spot something no one has ever seen before.

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