The University of Plymouth is based in the biggest city in the south-west of England, providing international students with all the best aspects of British life. With a campus in the centre of a vibrant coastal city, the university is located a short drive from the local beaches and Dartmoor National Park.
Ranked a UK top ten young university in the THE Young University Rankings 2021, the university has 139,000 alumni across 135 countries and 3,000 current international students, approximately 14 per cent of the student body.
The university has high-quality facilities that help its students make the most out of their time in the UK. Over GBP 155 million has been invested in the campus, from a new performing arts centre, to a marine building with wave tanks and ship simulators and a 24-hour library.
The university is home to a brilliant careers service, which includes a Careers and Employability Hub to help students create the perfect CV, search for employment or speak to an advisor about what they can do with their degree once they have graduated. In addition, over 4,500 students take part in placements and work-based learning every year.
Research conducted by the University of Plymouth is internationally respected. In the Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020, the university was named 11th in the world for its marine and ocean engineering research. Its facilities include a wave machine, a diving centre and three research vessels.