Plymouth Marjon University

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Student Accommodation

  • First year students are guaranteed accommodation.
  • All accommodation is based on campus providing a safe environment with 24/7 on campus support, and is owned and managed by the university.
  • Bills, broadband and contents insurance are included.
  • All halls have a senior resident student who is there to help students settle in and get to know people, to generate social activities, and to support with any welfare or practical issues.

Accommodation Costs

Self-Catered from £90 to £110 per week

Student Life

  • Marjon is located in Derriford, on the Northern outskirts of Plymouth in beautiful South West England. Plymouth is known as Britain's Ocean City, with a beautiful waterfront location, close by to the beaches in Devon and Cornwall.
  • During the colder months, there is plenty to do indoors, with galleries, markets and Drake Circus Shopping Centre with all the favourite high street brands. Waterfront eateries include a number opened by celebrity chefs – and there are plenty of bars, clubs, and music at Plymouth Pavillions for students to enjoy.
  • Plymouth Science Park accommodates over 80 technology, digital and scientific businesses on the university's doorstep.

Culture and Nightlife

  • The city has a vibrant night life, music scene and theatre.
  • Enjoy the city's cobbles, marinas, pavement cafés and waterside bars and explore food from around the world with Flavour Fest in June, and Seafood Festival in September. The Students' Union hosts regular nights out in town including in Pryzm and Walkabout and students also go out in Cuba and Switch.
  • For all music fans, Plymouth Pavilions is the largest entertainment venue in the South West, with concerts held regularly throughout the year. Plymouth has also hosted MTV crashes for the past 2 years.
  • For sports enthusiasts, there are plenty of water sports to enjoy nearby, including sailing, diving and wakeboarding, as well as other outdoor adventure sports, easily accessed through the Marjon Adventure Sports club.


  • Plymouth is accessed via the A38 Devon Expressway which connects to the motorway network at Exeter (M5).
  • Frequent rail services link Plymouth and London Paddington, including high-speed services (just over three hours) and an overnight service. Typical journey times are two hours to Bristol Temple Meads and three hours 30 minutes to Birmingham New Street. An express coach service (South West Falcon) operates along the M5 offering very good value transport links, as does National Express.
  • There are frequent buses that run between the campus and the city centre and the university offers a discounted bus ticket to support students who live in town.