Support before you arrive

Living in Plymouth

Plymouth is a small city situated on the western edge of the county of Devon. It's size means it has all the benefits of a smaller place, including a compact central area with accommodation, shops and entertainment facilities all within easy walking distance.

Campus Life

When you arrive in person, campus tours will be offered to you during the welcome week. 
The good news is that you can see the campus before you arrive! 
Check out our Virtual Tour of Plymouth.

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Staying safe in the UK

For many of you, this may be your first time living away from home in an unfamiliar country. Just as you would do in your home country, it is important to keep yourself safe and this guide from the British Council is designed to help you prepare for your stay here and give you practical advice about living and studying in the UK. The guide highlights some of the health, safety and security issues you may need to be aware of, offers sensible advice, and lists organisations to contact if you or someone you know needs help or support.
Rest assured that the county of Devon, where Plymouth is situated, is still one of the safest parts of the UK to live.

Shopping and eating out in Plymouth

Join us on a guided tour of Plymouth to discover where to buy your groceries and homewares when you arrive. We will also give you some ideas for eating out and entertainment whilst living in the city.