Plymouth University is one of the U.K.'s most prominent and dynamic universities. Its educational history dates back to 1862. It has a student population of over 30,000 students and is considered one of the top three modern universities. With a thriving community of international students from over 130 different countries, Plymouth University provides the services and support you'll need to make the most of your time. The city of Plymouth's modern pedestrian centre - right next door to the campus - has all the usual high street shops as well as bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants.