University induction: starting study in 2021/22

This page will help you:

  • complete essential actions to gain access to services and facilities
  • learn more about what to expect when you start your course and beyond
  • access your important academic induction information
  • discover activities and events
  • safely settle into university life and discover the campus and city.


Unsure what to expect on campus?

We hope you’re excited to start the next step of your journey here in Plymouth. As we safely welcome new and returning students to our campuses, we want to answer any questions you may have.

About the 2021/22 academic year


Useful resources

Your University card
This form of ID will grant you access to library facilities, buildings and services

Recommended IT equipment specifications
IT equipment you're likely to need to help you complete your studies

Library induction
Learn how to use and make the most of the library facility

Listen to the Life in Plym podcast
Find out more about life as a University of Plymouth student

Find your way with the Plymouth Trails app
Discover Plymouth’s history and explore the city at your own pace through self-guided walking trails

Learn about our sustainable approach
Understand the approach the University takes to sustainability and how you can get involved