We are International Plymouth

At the University of Plymouth, we have a thriving international community made up of 2000 students from over 100 different countries.

Plymouth is a home away from home for our international students. So whether you're already studying with us, or are in the process of applying, we are here to support you every step of the way.

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Applying to the University of Plymouth?

Making the decision to study in the United Kingdom is a really exciting one. But before you apply to study with us, you'll probably have lots of questions.

For everything from country-specific application guidance to information on our international scholarships, please visit our International Apply page. It includes everything you need to know as a prospective student, and will help to answer any questions you have.

Explore our information and advice for prospective students

International scholarships

To reward outstanding achievement the University of Plymouth offers scholarship schemes to help towards funding your studies. You could get up to 50% off your tuition fees in your first year.

Find out more about the scholarships available

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Other useful resources

Virtual tour

Discover the University of Plymouth campus and explore our beautiful city with our virtual tour!

Our new virtual tour lets you experience our campus and city first-hand — and gives you the opportunity to explore the environments and facilities that inspire and shape our learning every day.

Discover our virtual tour

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To hear from more of our students, please visit our International Student Profiles page.

University of Plymouth student wins J.P. Morgan’s Student Positive Impact Award 2021

Congratulations to Sumalka Mendis, an international student at the University of Plymouth who has won J.P. Morgan’s Student Positive Impact Award 2021.

As an international student at the University of Plymouth, Sumalka's own experiences of living far away from her family in a foreign country encouraged her to go out of her way to support new students – particularly during the pandemic.

Read more about the award and how Sumalka topped the leaderboard

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Student blogs

Our student blogs are another good way to get an insight into what it's like to live and study here.


Our international student bloggers regularly post about their experiences at the University of Plymouth. To read their latest blog posts, and chat to the students directly, visit our Unibuddy page.

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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
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