Requesting a reference
The University of Plymouth is unable to provide personal references. You can order an Award Verification letter (see Requesting Transcripts or Certificates) which confirms your name, dates of study, programme title and award obtained.
Reference requests from third parties
You can ask the University of Plymouth to provide a reference for a future employer or as part of an application to another institution or course provider.
Third parties will need to place an order via the GSM E-store:
As the awarding body, the University will be able to provide confirmation with receipt of the following information via an order from the GSM E-Store.:
- Start date
- End date
- Programme enrolled
- Qualification achieved
Subject to the following information being provided:
- Student surname
- Student forenames
- GSM student ID
- Programme of study
- Student authorisation via email or signed consent form