About the University of Plymouth

Advancing knowledge and transforming lives through education and research

Plymouth: a civic university

Universities are so much more than degree-awarding seats of learning. They are drivers for economic innovation and advancement, catalysts for social change and champions of cultural development.
Plymouth: a civic university

University of Plymouth Showcase: Over 150 years of excellence

It is my pleasure to introduce this publication, which captures a snapshot of the many exciting and internationally leading activities that contribute to the University of Plymouth’s continued success and international reputation.
Showcase: Over 150 years of excellence

Job vacancies and working here

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.
Jobs at the University of Plymouth

If you have the chance to share one message to the whole world, what would it be?

This is one of 7 questions answered by a range of thinkers, doers and inspirations from across our community of pioneering students, academic staff and researchers at Plymouth. 

Behind every student, inspiring lecturer, and game-changing researcher, is a personal passion. Discover what motivates our #PlymouthPioneers.

What would your answers be?

Virtual tour

Discover our campus by the sea. Discover Plymouth

Experience first-hand what it is like to be on campus and explore the environments and facilities that inspire and shape our learning every day.

Step into one of our campus buildings and picture yourself studying here with us.

Visit our virtual tour of Plymouth page

The Arts Institute, Plymouth's space for arts and culture

Hosting The Levinsky Gallery, the Jill Craigie Cinema, and The House, a state of the art performing arts centre; we champion new innovations across all art forms.
Find out what is taking place today

EU referendum

As you will no doubt be aware Britain has left the European Union.

There is no immediate change for the UK university sector and in particular, programmes such as Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ will continue as normal.

Read more advice for current and prospective students

Social media

Social media channels are used as an integral part of the University’s marketing and communications strategy.

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