About the University of Plymouth

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University of Plymouth Showcase: Over 150 years of excellence

It is my pleasure to introduce this publication, which captures a snapshot of the many exciting and internationally leading activities that contribute to the University of Plymouth’s continued success and international reputation.

Professor Judith Petts, CBE, Vice-Chancellor

Showcase: Over 150 years of excellence (PDF)

Job vacancies and working here

Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in building our impressive reputation in education, innovation and research.
Jobs at the University of Plymouth

Virtual tour

Discover our campus by the sea. Discover Plymouth

Experience first-hand what it is like to be on campus and explore the environments and facilities that inspire and shape our learning every day.

Step into one of our campus buildings and picture yourself studying here with us.

Visit our virtual tour of Plymouth page

Peninsula Arts, Plymouth's space for arts and culture

Hosting Plymouth’s largest contemporary art gallery, the Jill Craigie Cinema and the brand new performing arts centre The House, we champion new innovations across all art forms.
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EU referendum

As you will no doubt be aware Britain is to leave the European Union.

There is no immediate change for the UK university sector and in particular, programmes such as Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ will continue as normal.

Read more advice for current and prospective students

Social media

Social media channels are used as an integral part of the University’s marketing and communications strategy.

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