"I’m a massive Harry Potter fan, probably the biggest you’ll ever meet! I went to the cinema to watch the first film when I was 12 and fell completely in love with Ron Weasley. I told my Mum I really want to meet him and be in the films. I said,
If you were at Marjon in the mid 1960's you may remember the sounds of Five’s Company. The band comprised past students Eddie Broadbridge, Dave Jones, Colin Jordan, Bob Brunning, Ian Pearson, Chris Robson and Pete Banham. The band are to release a
Thought for the day by Nick Griffin at Marjon Chaplaincy 2016 has been a strange year, marked for many by insults and misinformation. Consequently the Oxford Dictionary’s ‘word of the year’ is ‘post-truth’; I read that people care so
#WeAreMarjon “I went from a world at University where I was ‘he’, ‘him’, and all that stuff totally naturally, to go back to my home town where it’s very rural and not as diverse. I thought, ‘what’s the best way for me to
It's not too late to take a tour of the University of St Mark & St John before the UCAS application deadline on 15 January. There is nothing like an on-campus visit to get to grips with the student experience and our students are ready to show you
Speech & Language Therapy Careers Would you like to find out more about an exciting career working with children and adults who have communication difficulties? Speech and language therapists (SLTs) provide life-improving treatment, support and care
#WeAreMarjon "Challenging times fall on everyone. I used a food bank to feed my children. I had finished studying and applied for benefits, but it took several weeks to process. I was behind with rent and had exhausted meal invitations from family
Congratulations to Marjon's own karate kid, David Wilks (right) on winning the Kata title at the World Karate and Kickboxing Union (WKU) 2016 English Championships. David, who trains with Bujinkai Karate ( Life Centre ), arrived at Championships to
Our social policy students have launched a Christmas campaign at Marjon to collect food donations for Plymouth Foodbank. Click for the list of items to donate: http://bit.ly/2geMolH You can donate food at the library until 19 December. Please
Many congratulations to Jean-Luc Zephir on breaking the Saint Lucia National Record for 200m Free at the World Swimming Championships in Canada. Jean-Luc is a first year student and swims for Saint Lucia.
Finding My Twin Stranger Neil Richardson and John Jemison both studied with us in the 1960's and became RE teachers, but they didn't meet at Marjon. The duo met after Neil moved to Braintree. Neil said: "When I arrived here, I knew nobody. So,
What happens when you address some of our most difficult healthcare challenges with global thought leaders and the talented people of the South West? TEDMED Live 2016 brought together the region’s healthcare professionals, global technology
#WeAreMarjon "I still think teaching is one of the best jobs you can do. It's one of the true vocations in the professional field. I don’t think people are ambivalent who go into teaching. They go in knowing it's going to be challenging and
We are proud to sponsor the Teacher of the Year award at the Plymouth Herald Community Awards 2016. The four inspiring nominees are: Liam Fielding of Montpelier Primary School is a world-class BMX rider. He competed for Great Britain at BMX World
We welcome the BMC and visiting adventurers to campus today for the BMC Winter Skills Lecture. Our Outdoor Adventure Education students (pictured) will join them for sessions about avalanche awareness, climbing, clothing, equipment, footwork,
Theatre is about making the audience change, or take notice. I’m leading a project with Documental Theatre to help people feel empathy with postnatal depression. We’ve taken it to conferences in the NHS. We’ve talked to midwives, GPs and
See something amazing and be on TV! Anthony Kelly, a martial artist and world record holder, is renowned for his fast reflexes. You can watch Anthony in action at the Sport Centre from 10am on Sunday morning where a TV film crew will be recording.
PGCE students at Marjon are 92% satisfied with their course overall, compared to the UK sector average of 83% according to the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES). Applications are now open for PGCE Primary and PGCE Secondary Education
Dr Lystra Hagley-Dickinson is the new editor of the IAFOR Journal of Ethics, Religion & Philosophy. Lystra brings 25 years of experience working in criminal justice, research and teaching. Lystra has considerable editorial experience and publishes
We snuck into rehearsals when Ry X was rehearsing in our live music studio ahead of his tour. He was really happy to chat and share his tips for burgeoning musicians and artists. Read them here:http://tinyurl.com/hhqa9a2
Welcome to new students Liam Prynn and Aiden Taylor, the first recipients of new bursaries to recognise elite performance within team sports. Liam has played football for several years at Torquay United and Aiden is at Exmouth Rugby Football Club.
I didn’t get into music until I was 16, when my mum bought my younger brother a red ukulele, and I started messing around with it. I was truly bad. I’d been singing in my bedroom for so long and no one had ever heard it. My first Open Mic was in