The rebranding project follows the recent award of full university title and represents a major milestone in the institution’s 173 year history.
Live Music degree students met Sarah Class on campus last week
The University of St Mark & St John has received a conditional National lottery award towards the creation of a new floodlit 3G rugby and football compliant synthetic grass pitch
The University of St Mark & St John (Marjon) is currently working with the BBC on a documentary about Foreign Accent Syndrome with an ex Marjon member of staff, Sarah Colwill who presents with this very rare condition.
Spread the word – the JaM Centre is here
The University of St Mark & St John will be hosting a 2 day training session to regional Speech and Language Therapists on 13 and 14 March. The session, which is being funded and run by the Michael Palin Centre will focus on Parent and Child Interaction (PCI) and stammering in children.
The University College Plymouth St Mark & St John (Marjon) has received legal confirmation of university title and is now officially operating as the University of St Mark & St John
On the 7th March the Chaplaincy will be holding a special storytelling event and reading challenge
The event on March 17 is set to attract up to 400 participants, from all over the South West.
27.02.13 - University of St Mark & St John hosts Inspirational Spontaneity Conference with a Malaysian Feast
A one-day conference on Spontaneity in Language Teaching was held at the University on Saturday 23 February. In all 89 people braved the winter weather for a stimulating day at what may have been the first conference on this topic ever!
Professor Cara Aitchison has been appointed as the first vice-chancellor and chief executive
The Sports Science team provided strength and conditioning performance testing
UCP Marjon have been awarded the “Site of the Month” accolade this January for its Phonetic and Phonological Systems Analysis (PPSA).
Today marks an historic milestone as UCP Marjon has been recommended for university title, to become the University of St Mark & St John.
The brand new centre dedicated to teaching Journalism and Media Production will contain state-of-the-art facilities
Business in the Community's check up helps develop a strategic approach to corporate social responsibility
Winners were announced recently at an event in Bristol
The Tavistock Trust Award for Aphasia was given to Erin Jarvis
A former UCP Marjon student, Nathan Kemp has won Teacher of the Year 2012. Nathan, aged 28 who studied BEd (Hons) Primary is now Assistant Headteacher of Tollgate Primary School in Newham.
Kerryanne Delbridge brings over 20 years of marketing experience to the role
Staff and students at UCP Marjon have recently donated food to the charity DCFA (Devon & Cornwall Food Association).
The outstanding Employability and Volunteer Fair was organised through the Partnership for Learning and Education.
The language and staff development project established with Soran University was nominated for the award of International Collaboration of the Year.
For the convenience of our students UCP Marjon has developed a new online enrolment system.
Helen Glover along with rowing partner Heather Stanning took Britain's first Gold
07.08.12 - Plymouth Argyle Football Club and Plymouth Albion Rugby Football Club use UCP Marjon as a centre for sporting excellence
This year both clubs along with basketball team Plymouth Raiders will be using sports facilities on campus
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Family tree of past principals now on BBC website
A number of schools, alumni and staff got to meet the athletes on campus
Professor Margaret Noble will leave for New Zealand this September
Carla Haines, Elite Sport Scholarship Student has won gold at the BUCS Cross Country Mountain Bike Championships
Following a rigorous three day assessment, UCP Marjon Student Support has been successful in re-gaining the coveted Matrix accreditation.
The visit was part of a collaborative five year agreement signed between the University College and Soran University to cover English language and academic and staff development.
UCP Marjon would like to announce the appointment of Dr Juliet Williams, CBE to the post of Chair of the Board of Governors
The two Jamaican visitors, Mr Garth Anderson, Principal and Dr Cecile Walden, Chair of Governors, (Church Teachers’ College, Jamaica) arrived at UCP Marjon to discuss a range of opportunities for collaboration
Congratulations to Dr Sean MacBlain on the recent publication of his new book "Learning Theories in Childhood"
26.04.12 - Students pick up award for ‘best runner up’ in The Broadcast Journalism Training Council annual awards
Documentary film-makers from the Sports Media and Journalism programme impress judges
Students on the BA (Hons) Applied Progression Course (Leadership and Management) recently presented with their certificates
UCP Marjon are delighted that members of the Ghana Olympic team will be staying at the institution in Derriford Road this summer
Dilly Newton and Maddie Hinch were guests of honour at UCP Marjon this week
Apprentice Ben Frier gains valuable qualifications through training continuum
The new artificial pitch at UCP Marjon is being created in partnership with Plymouth College
UCP Marjon are proud to offer the new PGCE Physics with Maths.
It was a proud moment for UCP Marjon students and staff as they celebrated achieving Fairtrade status.
Adrian Emmerson and his company Coleridge Productions scoop award in the non-broadcast public sector category
UCP Marjon will be hosting the second Special Olympics Plymouth and District free sports sessions
The stories are live and free for teachers, parents and educators to download
Reverend Canon Tim Dakin becomes the 97th Bishop of Winchester.
Following the National Launch of the new TLA in November, UCP Marjon have organised a number of Regional Launch events for the South West
Former student and local elite athlete Katherine Endacott will be using facilities at UCP Marjon sports centre
We are one of only 32 institutions selected by the TDA to run the new 1 year teacher training PGCE course
Delegates from the wider south west flooded the UCP Marjon campus last week for the “What Next for Youth Work” conference.
UCP Marjon is working in partnership with Soran University, Soran City, Erbil, Kurdistan-Iraq to establish a Centre for Language and Academic Development (CLAD).
UCP Marjon and Wisconsin International University Ukraine (WIUU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the purpose of establishing a relationship of mutual benefit to both organisations.
The 2 year accelerated degree will be taught in collaboration with industry partners dBs Music
University College Plymouth St Mark and St John welcomed a delegation from Soran University in Kurdistan.
The Sunday Times League Table ranks UCP Marjon 4th for `Teaching Excellence` ahead of Oxford.
The Good Teacher Training Guide rates Cathedrals Group Institutions as amongst the very best places to train to teach.
UCP Marjon ranks top 15% overall and top 10% for both Teaching and Personal Development
Find out more here for new and returning students
Volunteers from across the South West attend interviews at UCP Marjon's sports centre for a chance to take part in the 2012 Olympics
UCP Marjon has donated used equipment to a University in Tanzania
The University College hosted a two day visit as part of a major project
19.07.11 - BA Sports Media and Journalism receives accreditation from the Broadcast Journalism Training Council
Following a formal advisory visit, the BA Sports Media and Journalism course at UCP Marjon has achieved accreditation pending status with the BJTC
UCP Marjon joins Higher Education Consortium to develop professional learning system
The University College welcome Plymouth Argyle to use UCP Marjon as their pre-season training facility
Professor Margaret Noble, Principal and Chief Executive of UCP Marjon elected to GuildHE Executive Group
Staff and Students that volunteer for Plymouth Hospital Radio were delighted the station has won the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Two UCP Marjon lecturers have designed 5 hours of e-learning materials for the National Healthy Child Programme
UCP Marjon’s BA (Hons) Coach and Physical Education chosen as one of only seven UK programmes to be endorsed by SkillsActive
UCP Marjon’s Human Resources team has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management awards 2011
UCP Marjon has reached a decision regarding its standard fee for undergraduate programmes
The Malaysian Festival is an annual event conducted by students in the Malaysian Association of UCP Marjon.
Pupils from Widey Court join forces with UCP Marjon student teachers to focus on mathematics.
Paul Bentley sails through first stage of The Poetry Business Pamphlet and Book competition
A Speech and Language Therapy student at UCP Marjon has won first prize in the Franciscan International Human Rights competition.
Staff and students develop links with the local military
As part of this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight the Chaplaincy at UCP Marjon decided to organise UCP Marjon’s first ever Fairtrade Fashion Show
The Coach and Physical Education degree has been endorsed as one of six programmes considered for a pilot by Skillsactive
3 international students from UCP Marjon take part in a scrub clearing activity at Wembury Point
Twenty student volunteers teamed up with celebrity chefs Peter Gorton and Chris Tanner to help stage event with secret millionaire
Careers staff from schools, colleges, Connexions and training providers came together for Plymouth Information Advice and Guidance Network meeting
According to UCAS data, applications are up 11.4% - far better than the national average of 7.4%
UCP Marjon has been identified as one of the top 16 Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providers nationally for their ability to produce high quality, confident teachers of reading.
376 pupils from 47 primary schools took part in the annual Plymouth and District High 5 Netball Tournament held at UCP Marjon
Students on the English Language and Linguistics programme are inviting the local community to participate in an accent study
UCP Marjon has two films nominated for the Royal Television Society's Student Awards
UCP Marjon and Plymouth YMCA Launch the Sport and Active Leisure Training Continuum
The RELAYS (Regional Educational Legacy for Art and Youth Sport) project shortlisted for award
UCP Marjon has received the highest grade of ‘outstanding’ in a recent inspection by Ofsted.
Head Coach of UCP Marjon Raiders and former student Gavin Love opens centre
English language teaching professionals from Vietnam visit UCP Marjon
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HESA publishes performance indicator for employment of graduates
Plymouth's only adventure race is on Sunday 3rd October
UCP Marjon students take part in the second annual 'Challenging Stereotypes' conference day
Students recently visited the Therapy Team at Shapwick School, Somerset
Plymouth Marjon win netball tournament at Devon Corporate Games
UCP Marjon welcomes new Head of Centre for International Language Teacher Education
New partnership is ‘slam dunk’ for Raiders and UCP Marjon
UCP Marjon to host international week long congress
Creative Writing Lecturer publishes new Book
Students, staff and public invited to experience the annual Malaysian Festival
UCP Marjon student called up to England Under 21 Hockey squad
Students attend first regional conference on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Initial Teacher Education
72 Primary Schools to take part in annual tag rugby event
In support for Plymouth World Cup Bid and England 2018, students take 2018 penalties
Annual Varsity event raises over £11,000 for charity
Primary Hockey Centre of Excellence at UCP Marjon
UCP Marjon finalists at Flux 500 competition
UCP Marjon's Access Sport Secures Sites Across Ctiy
Students produce short films on Media Bus
UCP Marjon Academic gives Keynote Address in Belfast
Plymouth Symphony Orchestra finds new home
Futsal Team to travel to Sheffield for finals
Plymouth students take part in beach clean
Matt Counsell awarded Coach of the Year award at The Chance to shine Achievement Awards
UCP Marjon to collaborate on various exchanges and projects with Ukraine University
Students to showcase their photography
Live Music students gain experience at famous venue
Outdoor Adventure Talks on Tuesday 2nd February 2010
Former student given Aphasia Student Prize 2009
Top of the best-sellers booklist?
Seminar held at UCP Marjon
Students get to meet locally and nationally renowned coaches
Students, families and friends gather at Plymouth Pavilions for 2009 graduation ceremony
Staff and students observe two minute silence
Sponsorship matched by Sport England Sportsmatch programme
Live Music Students launch Latin Salsa Event
Public Lecture Event at UCP Marjon
Tom Daley takes time out from his busy schedule to talk to UCP Marjon students
World Record Attempt at UCP Marjon
Plymouth's 1st Adventure Race a Success
UCP Marjon sponsor 2 of the 12 HE Herald Youth awards for 2009.
BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work awarded highest category
UCP Marjon welcomes Professor Margaret Noble
Student Support staff volunteer with Marine Conservation Society
UCP Marjon launches new branded bus
Rising stars are inspired by visit of games boss
Congratulations to Dr Colette Gray, who has been appointed to the post of Visiting Professor.
The UK and Ireland Congress – “Citizens in a Fractured World” Monday 29th June and Business Leaders event.
Funding received from Open Educational Resources Programme
60 teams to battle it out over the two day competition
UCP Marjon has been awarded a new contract to train 50 Malaysian student teachers
UCP Marjon to host West Devon Primary Schools Tag Rugby Festival on Friday, 22 May 2009
The government has begun to implement contingency plans to deal with a `swine flu' pandemic.
UCP Marjon's first Poetry competition was judged by the Creative Writing team at the University College
UCP Marjon is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Margaret Noble as its new Principal.
Staff in Student Support have been described by students as “unsung heroes” in a glowing report.
Caterer Bridget retires after 31 years service
16 Catering staff receive NVQ2
Student wins National Volunteering Award
Charlotte Dymond has been selected to take part in the 2009 Entrepreneurs Bootcamp™.
A new city initiative to support people on incapacity benefit to become more physically active.
Staff and students work hard for Comic Relief
Public Lecture Thursday 19th March
12.03.09 - UCP Marjon receive research grant to work with Stranmillis College, Queen’s University Belfast
UCP Marjon, have been successful in their joint bid for an Escalate Research grant from the Higher Education Academy.
Demolition work has began on the site
Series and project nominated for Media Innovation Award
ispace launch collaboration with Clarity Projects Ltd for series of 6 month seminars
Professor David Harris launches the Centre for Educational Research.
Annual Choir festival to be held at York St John University
A sculpture from a charity in Mexico is presented to UCP Marjon
UCP Marjon has become the first educational establishment to attain recognition
Public Lecture Series announced for Spring
David Oddie receives MBE in New Years Honours
A number of well known coaches took part in a student Q and A session.
Staff and Student Volunteers enter competition
UCP Marjon Principal, Professor David Baker, Announces Retirement
Are you ready to face the Entrepreneurs Bootcamp Challenge?
Gig at UCP Marjon to launch new Live Music degree
UCP Marjon hosts hot air balloon flight to launch £20million investment plan in campus redevelopment
Outdoor Adventure students compete in gruelling London Rat Race
ARROW Programme shortlisted for the 2008 THE Awards in Excellence and Innovation in the Arts.
11 catering staff receive The Royal Institute of Public Health Level 2 Award in Healthier Food and Special Diets.
Marion Student Union launches a brand new interactive website in time for the forthcoming academic year.
Four staff to cycle 35 miles for muscular dystrophy
Mike Scholey (Centre for International Education) joined an expedition to study the snow leopard in Central Asia.
Two lecturers at UCP Marjon have been promoted to Professor and one lecturer promoted to a Reader.
UCP Marjon lecturer Abimbola Alao wins BBC 24 degree writing competition
A number of urban walks will help to keep staff moving
New teacher graduates from UCP Marjon after completing an Overseas Link Degree.
UCP Marjon staff are being given advice on how to enjoy urban walks in the area.
UCP Marjon’s annual aimhigher summer school took place last week
NQTs are awarded their certificates by Children's Author, Tanya Landman
Victoria Francis-Lang wins signed surfboard from past student Dan “the mole” Joel.
The Marketing and Communications team work hard for Plymouth Cares Challenge
UCP Marjon announce TDA approval to run new Extended Enhancement Course for aspiring Mathematics teachers
Award places UCP Marjon in the top 16% of Youth and Community courses nationally.
Linda Rowe, TDA Lead Officer, presented Government’s proposals for Masters level teaching profession at UCP Marjon.
UCP Marjon graduate wins national teaching award as the Outstanding New Teacher of the Year.
A record 56 teams take part in primary mixed hockey festival
Read the Guardian's interview with ARROW director David Oddie
Malaysian students organise an exhibition to promote their cultural heritage.
New practical one-day course introduces the world of Ball Fusion.
Ten lecturers and assessors travel to UCP Marjon from Estonian College
UCP Marjon Welcomes New Chair Professor John Porter
£1600 raised by students on the BA Management degree
Former student Dan Joel catches a 40ft wave in Ireland
A new UCP Marjon Alumni website has recently been launched.
As part of student volunteer week, 36 Plymouth Age Concern day centre members came to UCP Marjon for an afternoon tea party.
The Teaching Development Agency (TDA) is now offering a financial incentive for students undertaking a 2 year BEd Maths programme.
Over 70 UCP Marjon staff came forward to take part in a Valentine Rowathon in aid of the British Heart Foundation
Article published by lecturer Hazel Sales
Joined up thinking creates £3.1 million commitment to bowls in the City
Fit for Business recognise and support organisations that invest in employee health and wellbeing.
New Year, new ways for adults and children to keep fit and healthy at Marjon's Sport and Leisure Centre
Lecturer’s book bridges gap between youth work theory and practice
Marjon beat off competition from 200 university teams to win the national Make Your Mark challenge
Marjon's Director of Sport Harry Richardson receives an award in recognition of his contribution to sport
Marjon students win through to national final of Make Your Mark Challenge
Lecturer Annie Fisher received her Masters (with distinction) award at Marjon graduation
Peter Lord and David Sproxton are presented with honorary degrees
Marjon joins in the UK's biggest live and simultaneous enterprise challenge
Launch event for new foundation degree in child care
David Oddie is performing a one-man play about the life of Olaudah Equiano
Marjon lecturer at launch of her PR textbook in Croatia
Experts in sustainability and energy efficiency at Marjon conference
Renowned BBC weatherman Michael Fish is giving an illustrated talk: "The ultimate weapon of mass destruction".
Mrs Val Kirby and Mrs Sally Cudmore opened the Kirby Cudmore Building named in memory of their husbands.
Lord Sebastian Coe visits Marjon to meet some of the areas best athletes.
A team of six students from UCP Marjon recently travelled to Bath University to take part in FLUX 2008 - the UK’s largest student enterprise and employability competition.