Start uni the right way.

Welcome to the University of Plymouth and your Students' Union (UPSU). We are here to support the wellbeing of every student studying with the University of Plymouth. We want to make sure you have a successful, fulfilling and rewarding time both at University and in the future. We do this through helping you: to be empowered, learn and grow; be socially fulfilled; feel more financially secure and know you are supported and cared for. 

There is loads for you to do throughout Freshers Week, we want to make sure that you have the best start to Uni. Look after yourself and look after each other.


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Join Our Mailing List

Join our mailing list to make sure you don't miss a thing, we will send you updates right to your inbox and ensure that you make the most of your time at university. Sign Up

Find your Uni family

We support 100s of sports clubs and societies here at UPSU, these groups are places you can meet new people, share your passion and try something new. Browse Sports Clubs Browse Societies


During the week there are lots of day time fairs happening on campus to introduce you to activities, services, offers and opportunities available to you whilst at uni.


Be respectful of your neighbours

We want to make sure you have the best time but not at the expense of your neighbours. Noise advice for students from Plymouth City Council. More info

Save money with TOTUM

Helping you make your money go further

This is the last year you will be able to get a TOTUM student discount card, with The SU leaving the National Union of Students at the end of 2019 we recommend you get one quickly so keep hold of their student discounts. 

Buy and save

Get social

Don't be fooled by all the other fake accounts out there, connect to these and you will be sure to get the right information.

Helpful links

Here are a few links that we think will help you when starting uni