Student Accommodation at the University of Plymouth

Renowned across the UK for teaching excellence and student satisfaction, the University of Plymouth attracts well over 20,000 students each year - including around 2,000 international students from over 100 countries! As well as awards for quality of education, the university recently ranked fourth in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards in the international category, and was the first to be awarded a social enterprise mark.

Ranked among the top universities for cost-effectiveness, students who choose to study in Plymouth benefit from affordable accommodation and plenty of bars, shops and restaurants with student pricing. Since the university is situated in central Plymouth, student homes are dotted around the city centre as well as the popular districts of Mutley Plain, Peverell, the Barbican and Lipson

Wherever you choose to settle down for the year, you’ll never be far from the action. With great transport links in the form of a reliable bus network and a train station to connect students with the rest of the south-west and wider UK, it’s easy to see why more and more people choose the vibrant city of Plymouth to pursue higher education.

Life on Campus

Situated on the coast of England, the University of Plymouth sits in the heart of the “Britain’s Ocean City” and offers a broad spectrum of foundation, undergraduate and post-graduate courses. Plymouth University is known for its expert-led lectures that teach up-to-date courses, giving students the best chance at career success when they graduate. Every year, over 12,000 Plymouth students benefit from placements and work-based learning.

Considering its coastal location and the rich seafaring history of the city, it’s hardly surprising that Plymouth has established itself on the global stage as a leading institution for marine and maritime education and research. What’s more, students here don’t just benefit from the welcoming culture the city is famous for, they also get to take advantage of the water for activities such as surfing, boating and paddle-boarding!

Students who come to Plymouth to study will be met with a warm welcome from a thriving student community. At the Students' Union, a wide range of clubs and societies exist to suit all beliefs, cultures, hobbies and interests. It’s hard not to make friends here, and those eager to gain work experience are invited to take part in the running of the clubs and the wider union body.

Why UniHomes?

At UniHomes, we know how tricky it can be to find the perfect student pad to call home. That’s why we’ve kept the process simple, providing a handy search bar to connect you with properties that meet your preferences. So, if you’re looking for student houses near the University of Plymouth, simply tell us where you want to live and how many bedrooms you want, and we’ll provide you with a list of student homes in Plymouth that suit your needs!

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