We remember our best bits of 2016 on Facebook and look forward to another year of pioneering research, inspiring stories and special events at the University of St Mark & St John. Here's to more Marjon successes for 2017. Bring it on!
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"You can do it" The psychology of getting fit and healthy revealed: According to researchers from the Faculty of Sport & Health Science, using simple techniques such as goal setting and motivational self-talk could impact on public health and help
"Universities have a big role to play in supporting marginalised and disadvantaged people in society. I think it’s more important than ever that universities work with overseas partners and be welcoming in a post-Brexit world. We live in a world
The Faculty of Sport & Health Sciences is delighted to have been awarded the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Student Conference on 12-13th April 2017 For the full details: http://bit.ly/1WlzGOf
Marjon Sports Journalism students got to put a face to a familiar voice recently, as BBC Match of the Day commentator John Roder delivered a fascinating media masterclass in the Journalism & Media (JAM) Centre. To read the full story:
"One night after hours I was sitting in my office and it was quieter than normal. I said ‘Ok God, what am I doing here now?’ A young lad walked in and said, ‘I really need help right now’. He was the last person I was expecting. But just
Breaking news: David Wilks, student and karate champion, won gold at the KWON Grand Slam Series 2017 this weekend. Congratulations David! Marjon offers various programmes to support elite athletes who, like David, want to pursue both sporting and
Do you love football? The Plymouth Charity League fundraises for the Oasis project at Plymouth Foodbank which supports children living in poverty in Plymouth. Would you like to join this wave of social action? 112 footballers are ready to play and
Reminder: Speech and Language Therapy Student Conference 2017 is on Friday 20 January. Join us for a range of talks - this is a free event and everyone is welcome (not just students). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place, thank you. More
Eurocamp Residential Basketball Camp at Marjon Sport Centre in Plymouth, from 13 - 18 August 2017. For more information please visit the Eurocamp website: http://bit.ly/2jmc2ov or Facebook page: http://bit.ly/2jUn0SA
Congratulations to Hayley Groves on being recognised for extensive volunteering work relevant to her course. Hayley studies BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy and you can read more about this inspiring course here: bit.ly/21gUhnY
The University hosts an ongoing series of talks by Visiting Writers. The talks are free to attend and open to all - we invite anyone who loves literature to join us at these inspiring evenings. The next Visiting Writer talks are with author Tom
Camp America provides the opportunity to spend your summer living and working at a summer camp in America. As well as working with staff from all over the world and making new lifelong friendships, you’re going to have experiences that you will
The Royal Television Society (RTS) is offering 20 bursaries to students starting accredited Journalism courses in 2017. The bursaries are for students in less affluent circumstances and aim to widen participation and skills in media and its related
News: Sarah Barrow (pictured third from right) has won the Plymouth Herald’s Sports Personality of the Year Award. Two-time Olympian Sarah competed for Team GB at both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympics. She won medals at the Commonwealth Games
One to watch... Dr Christina Karatzaferi co-ordinates an international collaborative research project titled ‘Muscle Stress Relief’. Christina will talk about the project, which investigates muscle loss and dysfunction, on BBC Spotlight tonight.
Our Children's Holiday Sport Club is coming back for the Easter holidays. It is for children aged 8 to 14 and will run from 3 to 14 April 2017. Activities will include swimming, football, badminton, tennis, rounders, table tennis, street surfing,
Reach for the sky at Postgraduate Open Evening. Join us from 4.30 to 7.00pm on Wednesday 29 March 2017 for course talks, campus tours and sessions on finance and careers. Meet course tutors and students and chat to our Admissions team to find out
Our NEW MSc Sport Rehabilitation (Pre-Registration) is for graduates from a sports science background. The course incorporates 400 hours of clinical experience, work-based learning and research skills development to prepare graduates for careers in
Proposals for a £200m garden suburb in North Plymouth have been released. Called Plym Vale, the development would include a new University Quarter with the University of St Mark and St John as its centrepiece as well as two new squares, student
Marjon has signed a deal with Devon FA and Plymouth Argyle to give our football degree students real-world experience of football careers. Chris French of Devon County FA said: "We’re delighted to support students through placements, guest
A big thank you to the 150 students from local schools who attended our Aim High event today for a taste of university life. For more information on future events please visit: http://bit.ly/2kwCUm7 or contact us at email@example.com
We have a variety of Research Seminars coming up including: Age-related changes in the spine: a biomechanical discourse Using 'Think Aloud' Techniques in Expertise Studies (Brown Bag Series) A Kiss in the Dark from a Stranger: Short Stories and the
Is Marjon an important part of your story? Would you like to help shape its future? Marjon Student Union is seeking trustees with specialisms in HR, HE, Finance and Legal practice. They must be located in the South West. If you might be interested
We are really fortunate to have Dartmoor National Park on our doorstep. Thanks to Sam Hazell, a student with Marjon Outdoor Adventure Education, for taking us there in his wonderful video. Find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate
LGBT Awareness Week starts with the re-launch of the #LGBT Society today. To celebrate, Marjon Student Union will be 'Colouring the Campus' this week and hosting a free arts showcase with live music and poetry on Friday 24 February.
Congratulations to our swimmers on great results at the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) Nationals this weekend. Tom Fannon (left) won Silver in the 50m Free and Tom Maurer (right) won Gold in the 50m Fly. Tom Rudd and Jean Luc Zephir also
Acting student Morgan Cusack is one of the performers at TONIGHT'S LGBTQ+ ARTS SHOWCASE Organised by Marjon Student Union Friday 24th February 19:30 Dining Hall, free entry to all Running Order Haden Tye - Song Josie Lowry - Poem Robyn Tennant -
“My children were grown-up and my husband came out of the forces, so it was time for me. It was a very proud moment graduating from my Foundation Degree in the same week as my son! I am now studying for an Honours degree. In the beginning I
Marjon Theatre Festival 2017 Every night from 6-10th March you can watch our final year acting students in action at the Desmond Tutu Theatre. All are welcome and entry is free - productions start at 7.30pm every evening, with bar open from 6.45pm.
Help save the world, one food shop at a time. It is Fairtrade Fortnight. Fairtrade means fair prices for farmers in the developing world. Find out more and enjoy a free fairtrade pancake in the Marshall room in Marjon Chaplaincy at 11am today. More:
A new book 'Contemporary Childhood' is out this week, co-authored by Dr Sean MacBlain and Dr Ian Luke from Marjon along with Dr Jill Dunn. The book explores how societal changes are impacting practice in early years and primary classrooms. It