Connect: Summer 2015
BA (Hons) Illustration student Sam Marsh

Academic partners - Shanghai Maritime University

They are one of the main players in the international maritime community in terms of teaching and learning, and training. We enhance each other’s international networks.
Find out more about the benefits of our partnership

Engineered for success

Ajen Limbu, currently studying BEng Civil Engineering, has been afforded a remarkable opportunity – to be personally mentored by Lockheed Martin’s CEO Stephen Ball, a graduate and honorary doctorate from Plymouth
Meet Ajen Limbu

From research to relief mission

PhD student Ellie Walsh was researching her dissertation on Nepalese low-caste poetry when a devastating earthquake hit the country. Knowing that aid was needed, she set out to make a contribution to the relief effort.
Read Ellie's story

Your stories

The inaugural Big Festival Weekend was held in June and attracted more than 5,000 people onto campus. One of the largest-ever events to be held at the University, it boasted a packed programme of activities for children and adults.

In addition, the University has recently hosted BBC's Question Time and achieved Marie Curie funding success for robotics.

Read about these and more in our round-up of campus stories