Visit us

Discover a thriving waterfront city at the heart of the stunning South West
The University of Plymouth sits on the idyllic South Devon coastline at the very centre of the city. One of the largest universities in the region, our growing international reputation is matched by some exciting campus developments.
With excellent national transport links, great shopping and culture, top sporting opportunities, pristine seas and south-coast sunshine, at the University of Plymouth you can live the lifestyle that only the South West peninsula can offer.
The best way to find out more is to come and visit on an open day. Discover more about what the area’s got to offer, what’s on campus and all the details you need to find us.
Plymouth Hoe

See for yourself

Choose the perfect place to study and play, and experience culture, history, arts and sport joining students from all over the world at the largest university in the South West. 

Get to know us at open day events throughout the year, where you can find out more about the University, our campus, people and study opportunities.

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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.

Photographs courtesy of Getty Images

  • Image depicting the view across Plymouth Sound from Mount Edgcumbe ruin, Cornwall.
  • 'Plymouth – city of culture' video thumbnail image thumbnail depicting Sutton Harbour and Plymouth city centre.
  • 'The South West' image depicting Great Trowlesworthy Tor, Dartmoor, Devon.
  • Statue to Sir Francis Drake on Plymouth Hoe, Plymouth, Devon.
  • Royal William Yard, Plymouth seafront, Devon.