University Of Plymouth

The city of Plymouth is home to a population of over 20,000 students. The capital of the South West, the city is vibrant and enjoys a superb waterfront location and a reputation for being safe. It caters well for students; boasting an impressive array of pubs, clubs and restaurants, and theatres, galleries and museums. Devon is also a great place to be if you like surfing, diving or any watersports.
In the City you can walk to almost everywhere; the university, situated just five minutes walk from the city centre, is friendly and currently enjoying over £100 million of investment.
We have excellent transport links: convenient air connections to London, the rest of the UK and the Channel Islands; rail links to just about everywhere; and direct ferries to Brittany and Spain.
Arts students are based in the heart of Plymouth, not only on campus but also at the waterfront location the Royal William Yard. On campus locations range from elegant Victorian terraces in Portland Villas to the new state-of-the art Roland Levinsky building and the newly refurbished Scott building. You will enjoy all the facilities of a m... [ Read All ]

Plymouth

United Kingdom

Address:
Roland Levinsky Building
PL4 8AA
Phone: +44 (0)1752 585100
Website: http://www.plymouth.ac.uk


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Our Aims

To be a University of excellence serving the region, which:

-delivers teaching and research to world-class standards
- fosters scholarship and culture
- develops responsible students capable of critical reasoning and practical action
- is open and accessible
- is an effective community working in partnership with others

Our Values

- Scholarship
- Capability
- Community
- Accessibility
- Effectiveness
- Quality

Scholarship
The University is committed to the discovery, transmission, dissemination and application of knowledge and good practice in an environment which fully supports the freedom of intellectual inquiry, of creativity, and of professional development.

Capability
The University is committed to developing capable and adaptable graduates who are independent and rational thinkers have employment and life skills are sensitive to environmental and social needs
- can work collaboratively
are equipped for lifelong learning

Community
The University is committted to the well-being of its staff and students, and to the personal and professional development in a culture of trust and equality...  [ Read All ]


Location and Getting there

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/location

 


Department and information about the department

The Faculty of Arts comprises of three schools: Architecture & Design; Humanities and Art & Media offering programmes to nearly 2000 students – a quarter studying at postgraduate level from diploma level to doctoral degrees. The heart of the faculty is the Roland Levinsky Building which provided the catalyst for a city-wide explosion of artistic activity and cultural regeneration

 


Academic Staff and Description

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=12735

 


News and Events

News:
http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=7875

Events:
http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=7870

 


Information For  Undergraduates

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/arts

 


Information For  Postgraduates

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/arts

 


Information For  International Students

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/international
 


Alumni

Recent alumni include Laura Rowland who won ‘Best New Designer Of The Year’ at the prestigious New Designers Show in London: http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=19545
 


Student Facilities

Arts students are based in the heart of Plymouth, not only on campus but also at the waterfront location the Royal William Yard. On campus locations range from elegant Victorian terraces in Portland Villas to the new state-of-the-art Roland Levinsky building and the newly refurbished Scott building. You will enjoy all the facilities of a modern university including large and airy studios and lecture theatres, well equipped workshops and computing facilities, professional photography studios, dark rooms, editing and computer suites and gallery space.
The Roland Levinsky building provides access to new cafés, galleries, cinemas and exhibition areas right on the campus, whilst the Student Union provides additional social space, shops and a newly refurbished restaurant.
You will be particularly well placed for the extensive library facilities on main campus, and the art galleries both within the University and nearby Plymouth Art Gallery and Museum, whilst the Plymouth Arts Centre, the Barbican Theatre and Theatre Royal are in close proximity.
Peninsula Arts, the University’s own arts organisation, provides an extensive programme...  [ Read All ]


Student Support

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=3193
 


Student Life

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=2797

University of Plymouth Students' Union:
http://www.upsu.com
 


Accommodation

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/accommodation
 


Visit us (open days)

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=758

 


Request a prospectus (Number, e-mail or follow link)

http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/enquiry/enquiry.asp