Awards and accreditations

发布日期: 2016-06-01

Times Higher Education Top 150 Under 50: 59th overall, 5th in UK
) Times Higher Education rankings: 39th out of 78 ranked UK universities
Guardian University Awards: 2013 winner - Student Experience
Times Higher Education Awards: 2014 winner - outstanding employer engagement
Guardian University Awards: 2015 winner for Social and Community Impact
The first university to be awarded the Social Enterprise Mark

Over 4,500 Plymouth University students per year benefit from placements and work-based learning

2/3 research ranked either World-Leading or Internationally Excellent in 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF)
C We're in the top 50 Research Fortnight Power List
@ A twice winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, most recently in 2012 for marine and maritime expertise
Top 100 globally, 19th in UK: 2015 CWTS Leiden Rankings for the quality and influence of Plymouth University's research
Athena SWAN Bronze Award at institutional level

 Accredited Fairtrade University since 2009 and 75% increase in sales of Fairtrade in 2014-2015 since 2012-13
Four Green Gown Awards since 2011, including three in 2014
One of just six institutions internationally to receive a Global Showcase award from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Drake’s Place £1.4 million restoration project of the gardens and reservoir completed in 2014, receiving Green Flag award in 2015
The House and Marine Station building projects most recently opened are BREEAM Excellent (an environmental assessment method rating system for buildings)
  • Zero waste to landfill in 2015/16
We have over 290 bicycle parking spaces on campus
 Our Students' Union has NUS Green Impact ‘Excellence Outstanding’ status

27,000 students
2,900 staff
  • £234m annual turnover
Founded in 1862 as the School of Navigation, Plymouth University is now the UK's 15th largest university
80 partnerships in over 30 countries
£155m invested in the campus over the past eight years, including The Marine Station, The House and The Health and Wellbeing Centre
( We are the key partner in the South West Peninsula City Deal – potential to create 10,000 jobs
We oversee a £100m network of business support facilities, including incubation, innovation and science park infrastructure
@ 58% of academic staff are PhD qualified
National lead: Social Enterprise University Enterprise Network
Top 50 employer, ranked third best employer in the education sector, behind only the University of Cambridge and University of Oxford