We have a vibrant, supportive and friendly student community at Plymouth College of Art, and we’re proud to be located in a city that plays host to a wealth of creative, inventive independent businesses and forward thinking cultural organisations.
Described by GQ as “the coolest little city by the sea”, Plymouth offers a balance of some of the UK’s most stunning natural spaces alongside the convenience of city life, with a community ready to welcome new creative ideas and share new experiences with.
Your time at university is so much more than learning new skills and laying the groundwork for your creative career; it’s a chance to meet new people, expand your horizons, and create unforgettable moments.
Britain's Ocean City
Located at the heart of the South West, Plymouth is a city by the sea with so much to offer. From an amazing quality of life in a stunning waterfront location, with a buzzing city centre and a fascinating history, there is something for everyone in Britain’s Ocean City.
With the Dartmoor National Park as its backdrop, and nestled next to the waters of Plymouth Sound, Plymouth boasts a beautiful natural setting while playing host to award-winning entertainment, leisure and culture facilities such as The Box, Plymouth’s new £46 million museum, gallery and archive, Theatre Royal Plymouth, the largest regional producing theatre in the UK, and the Life Centre, the city’s largest leisure centre featuring Olympic standard swimming pools, a climbing wall and full gym facilities.
You can find out more about what Plymouth has to offer here.