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 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 £95 to £115 per week

The costs above are for the academic year 2019/20

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 and the beaches of Devon and Cornwall nearby.
  • During the colder months there is plenty to do indoors, with galleries, markets, and Drake Circus Shopping Centre with all the usual high street brands. Waterfront eateries include a number opened by celebrity chefs – and there are plenty of bars and clubs, plus music at Plymouth Pavillions, for students to enjoy.
  • Plymouth Science Park accommodates over 80 technology, digital and scientific businesses on the university's doorstep.

Nightlife and Culture

  • The Students' Union hosts regular nights out in town including at Pryzm and Walkabout; students also go out in Cuba and Switch.
  • For music fans, Plymouth Pavilions is the largest entertainment venue in the South West, with regular concerts throughout the year. Plymouth has also hosted MTV crashes for the past two years.
  • Explore the city's cobbled streets, marinas, pavement cafés and waterside bars while enjoying food from around the world with Flavour Fest in June, and Seafood Festival in September. 
  • Sports enthusiasts can try water sports including sailing, diving and wakeboarding and 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 buses run between the campus, the city centre and the university, with discounted tickets for students.
  • Express coach services operate along the M5, offering good-value transport links.
  • Regular rail services link Plymouth and London Paddington, including high-speed services taking just over 3 hours, and an overnight service. Typical journey times are 2 hours to Bristol Temple Meads and 3 hours 30 minutes to Birmingham New Street.