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Plymouth University

Student life

Student facilities, including Library and Computing

  • Recent multi-million pound investment in new buildings and refurbished laboratories and library.
  • State-of-the-art fitness complex opened in 2008.
  • Cutting-edge 'immersive vision theatre' – the first at a UK university – gives students the opportunity to experience fieldwork conditions in advance using innovative technology.


Wide range of good quality university-managed halls and university-approved accommodation.

Career services

  • Both Careers Service and Students’ Union provide help in securing part-time paid and voluntary work.
  • An online vacancy service is available as well as face-to-face support.

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Plymouth University
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United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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  • Campus just a short stroll from the buzzing city centre, with shops, restaurants and nightlife, the scenic seafront and historic Barbican. Rugged Dartmoor and some of the best beaches in the UK are within easy travelling distance.
  • Rail station is just a five-minute walk from the campus, with services to London, South Wales, the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland.
  • There are regular coach services from most major cities to Plymouth. Plymouth is easily reached from the M5 motorway and the A38 Expressway via Exeter. It is about a three-and-a-half-hour journey from London to Plymouth.
  • Plymouth City Airport offers a wide range of low-cost flights to destinations in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the Channel Islands.
  • University of Plymouth Colleges Faculty is a network of colleges throughout the South West, providing degree opportunities for people in locations close to home.