FUTURES2022 fossil walk event
From experts sharing their latest research to films, performances and family festivals, our exciting and varied events are open to all members of our communities. We welcome students, staff, alumni and the wider community to get involved. Take a look at our public programme and join us at one of our events.

Public events at the University of Plymouth

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Community English Classes

Free language support for newly arrived members of the local community

8 April 2024 - 17 July 2024
Slow Painting exhibition, The Levinsky Gallery, 2020

Public Research Programme

The year-long programme of public events showcases our research across a spectrum of topics. It presents the Inaugural Professorial Lecture series which celebrates the achievements of our academics who have been awarded their professorship; providing a platform for which they can share insights into their esteemed research.
All are welcome to join us as our academics open the door to the intriguing world of research, inviting you to learn more about the fascinating work taking place across the University.
Roland Levinsky Building at night


FUTURES is a free festival of discovery that takes place across the South West during the last weekend in September. With events for all ages, FUTURES is an opportunity to find out more about the innovative and world-class research taking place at universities across the South West. 
There are a wide range of brilliant events and activities on offer, with something for the whole family.
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Eden Project FUTURES 2022 event
Public engaging with staff at FUTURES 2022
FUTURES2022 event, child holding a coral model
Children engaging with staff at FUTURES 2022