Student Accommodation at Plymouth Marjon University

Situated on a gorgeous green campus near Derriford, Plymouth Marjon University continues to attract students from across the globe for its reputation for teaching excellence – not to mention the beautiful city in which it's located. As the greenest city in the UK, Plymouth offers an outstanding quality of life; the sea views and the expansive wilderness in the Dartmoor National Park are just a few of the perks of living in this south west city.

Students who choose to study at Marjon won’t be disappointed: the university was ranked the best university in England for teaching quality by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. Plus, it was rated no.1 for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2021. If anything, the courses on offer here, and the hands-on approach to personal development, overdelivers and exceeds expectations. 

World-leading research takes place at Marjon, giving students a sense of pride to be part of an institution that's always on the pulse of new developments. Beyond academia, Marjon has recently made it into the top 10 for social inclusion in the Sunday Times’ Good University Guide - a reflection of their fair and inclusive admissions policies. 

Life on Campus

Plymouth Marjon is renowned for its unwavering commitment to career development; courses are shaped to act as a springboard to success and lecturers are well-known specialists in their field.

Courses have a forward-looking focus, each and every one of them involving work placements of some sort, and including plenty of opportunities for training in areas relevant to the working world - such as presenting with impact, influencing others and applying for jobs. It’s hardly surprising that 95% of students of Marjon find employment or move into further study within six months of graduating.

Of course, every student knows there’s more to the university experience than studying. Joining several of the clubs or societies here will connect you with likeminded people and open the door to new opportunities – whether it’s to try your hand at table tennis, getting down with the Geek Squad or training your vocal chords to be pitch perfect at Choir Soc.

The nightlife on campus itself is buzzing with live music, theme nights, fancy dress, bingo and pub quizzes at Barjon (get it?), and with regular bus links to the city centre, you’ll never be too far from a night on the town.

Plymouth Marjon University’s student accommodation can be found in the surrounding areas such as Derriford, where the campus is situated, as well as the city centre, the BarbicanMutley Plain and Peverell. Properties here benefit from a reliable transport network and local conveniences within walking distance. 

Why UniHomes?

You’ll find a wide range of options for student accommodation near Plymouth Marjon University, with a myriad of styles and sizes to suit different preferences. Whether you want to live right by the campus with a couple of friends or need space for a big group that’s closer to the city centre of Plymouth, our free search tool can help you find the perfect place to call home while you’re studying. 

Best of all, the price you see on each listing is a flat fee that’s inclusive of utility bills, so you’ll never have to worry about budgeting ahead for rising costs. Not sure where in Plymouth you want to live? We’ve got properties located throughout the city to choose from!

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