The abridged quotes were all made in Plymouth.
Many thanks to the current students and our alumni, whose quotes inspired the above sea of stories – just a few across a vast ocean of them.
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“I always had a dream of studying abroad.
“I’m South African, born in Johannesburg.
“I was born and raised in Jersey.
“I came from Zimbabwe.
“London can feel isolated. You can feel quite alone. I can’t say the same about Plymouth.
“I felt connected to the University even before I received my offer.
“I fell in love with the ‘feeling’ Plymouth gave me.
“I am a beach baby who loves the countryside.
“With the sea on one side and Dartmoor on the other.
“Taking the time out to breathe and think is so powerful.“You can do so much without having to stray too far from the heart of the city.
“People say hello. They’re really friendly. Such a great community feel.
“I met my best friend at an open day.
“I've had so many unforgettable moments.
“Living in halls gave me wisdom.
“So refreshing to be around others studying completely different subjects.
“Staff know you very well. All so approachable. So friendly.
“Such great networking opportunities.
“To always try something new, something different.
“It gave me confidence to challenge preconceptions and expand my practice.
“I grabbed as many opportunities I could, and ran with them...
“Studying here helped my art grow in so many ways I did not think were possible.
“To follow your passions and not be bound by what you, or others, think you should be doing.
“The course gave me the courage to be authentic – to me that’s important.
“It focused me. Who I am and what I can offer to the world.
“Knowing what you learn will help you in your career.
Plymouth welcomes your passions. Diversity and creativity, curiosity and entrepreneurship, are at the heart of our city.
When you live in Plymouth and study with us, you are part of a vibrant community at the city's centre. A city close to the sea and rivers, surrounded by moorland and beaches, Plymouth is a canvas splashed with special elements that inspire special ideas.
A natural harmony is always at play, where the city inspires us, and we inspire the city.