Partners and corporate services

We wouldn’t be where we are today without the valuable links and partnerships we’ve built up over the years, within both the public and private sectors.

Partners and Corporate Services - Placements

Become a provider


Our students come to work placements with enthusiasm, drive and a desire to learn. After all, their placement is a big part of their overall assessment, so they’ll be aiming to impress. Because of the importance we place on real-world experience, you’re guaranteed to be welcoming budding talent and keen interest into your workplace. Click to find out more about our work placement schemes and how you can get involved. 


Partners and Corporate Services - Staff Training

Expanding your pool of talent

Staff training and development

The business community of Devon and Cornwall relies on the superb training offered at the University. If your CV could do with some extra leadership and management qualifications, we have a number of courses for you to choose from, from bite-sized learning units to part-time degrees and MBA programmes. With our BSc (Hons) Business, we’ve got your staff training and development covered. To find out more, contact Carl Evans via or on 01752 636700 (extension 5663).

BSc (Hons) Business

Partners and Corporate Services - Conference Facilities

Find your space

Conference facilities

Just 20 minutes’ drive from Plymouth’s city centre and the A38, the University campus makes a great spot for meetings, conferences, training and other crucial business gatherings. We can offer a variety of space for 20 to 400 delegates, break-out rooms, all-inclusive prices (and subject to conditions, laptop, projector, interactive whiteboard, WiFi etc). Special evening and weekend rates, block-booking discounts, on-site catering, and even access to our state-of-the-art Sports Centre for team-building activities. Pay and Display parking is available on site out of term time and the George Park and Ride is a 5-minute bus journey from the Campus.

“The venue has been easy to book and the catering requirements have all been met…the technological side has been a dream come true” was the feedback from a representative at Devon Chamber of Commerce.

To find out more and arrange a tour, please contact the Main Reception 01752 636700) or email To download our current price list, please click here: Room Hire Price List & Information PDF 

Partners and Corporate Services - IT Training

Find your way around

IT training

If you need high-quality IT training within a friendly, welcoming environment, we’ve got just the thing. Our range of computer courses covers all the basics as well as more advanced topics, and they can be arranged flexibly to suit your schedule.

IT training

Partners and Corporate Services - Non-Student Accommodation

Stay with us

Non-student accommodation

Are you coming to Plymouth and looking for temporary accommodation? Our accommodation is used by students from other institutions who undertake a placement in the Plymouth area and by doctors and nurses staying here during their rotation at Derriford Hospital. You would be offered a single study bedroom with bedding and towels. This would be in a shared house with shared bathroom facilities, a washing machine and an equipped kitchen (cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and all utensils, cutlery and crockery). You can also request a temporary internet account and parking at £5 per week. Please contact or 01752 636711 with any enquiries.