University induction: starting study in 2022/23
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.


What to expect on campus

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

Find support when you need it

Even though you might not need it just yet, it’s important to familiarise yourself with the different forms of support we can provide throughout your studies:
  • study support
  • careers advice and services
  • mental health and wellbeing support
  • disability support
  • and more

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Enter our competition

Now that you’ve applied, you will soon receive your confirmation pack through the post. Share your pack selfie to be in with a chance of winning Apple Airpods and a Uni goodie bag! Keep an eye out for your pack to learn how to enter.

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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
Careers Service
Your Careers Service has so much to offer you in your first year. From helping you recognise your future possibilities to supporting you in gaining valuable professional experiences
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
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