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Bucs Matches 24/01/2018
by Julie Woodman - Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 10:10 AM

Here are your Bucs matches for today.  Please come along and support our teams.

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Looking for a summer job that will be rewarding and help you earn some money?
by Phillippa Elford - Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 7:36 AM

The Futures team is currently being contacted by lots of organisations looking to recruit Marjon students for summer work. Many of the opportunities are highly relevant to the degree programmes Marjon offers.

To find out more about these opportunities (and part-time work in Plymouth) check out our Facebook page.

To give you an idea of what is on offer, attached is a recent opportunity we have received from Young People Cornwall who are recruiting staff for their National Citizenship Service programme.

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Makaton Course - 7th/ 8th February at Marjon
by Sally Eales - Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 2:02 PM

Wendy Devine will be running a 2 day Makaton course here at Marjon on Weds 7th and Thurs 8th February 2018 9.30 - 4pm in HDC215 (Weds) and S107 (Thurs). Information is attached and you will need to book and pay a non-returnable deposit through her website (scroll down for the Feb date). If you ...

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Help us take a break!
by Lynda Tout - Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 12:16 PM

On Thursday 8th February, Student Support are hosting a 'take a break hour' during which we will have a number of activities around the student hub that anyone will be able to take part in to relax during the lunch period.  This is to support the Mental Health Foundation's 'Tea and Talk'.  Staff ...

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FREE Cans of Coca Cola Zero
by Lisa Byrne - Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 11:50 AM

We have a limited supply of cans of Coca Cola Zero at the Information Hub.

Come grab yourselves one whilst stocks last.


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Fire alarm testing
by Alison Hicks - Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 9:03 AM

Good morning

The University fire alarms are checked and sounded weekly.  In order that all the necessary checks are completed it is necessary to extend the period of time that the alarm are sounded.

The alarms will be sounded for approximately 2 minutes when testing.

The fire alarm testing schedule is generally between 8.00 -8.30 am except student halls

Main campus - Monday

HDC - Tuesday

Student Halls of Residence - Wednesday - 1.00pm  -  3.00pm

Sports Centre and PAHC - Thursday

Chapel - Friday

Thank you

Alison Hicks


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Minor works - HUB Pods - 29 Jan
by Alison Hicks - Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 8:27 AM

Good morning

Cable management work to tidy up the cables in the Pods in the new Student Hub area is booked for Monday 29th January.

Please be aware of contractors in the area and requiring access to the pods to complete these works.

Thank you

Alison Hicks

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Reminder to staff and students - how to access Student Supports services
by Victoria Scoble - Monday, 22 January 2018, 5:07 PM

As a reminder to all students and staff:

  • Students should visit the Information Hub (at the main entrance) email: or phone 01752 636700 with initial, new or general enquiries, and information about booking appointments with Student Support or details of drop-ins.
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Library Book Sale
by Alice Primmer - Monday, 22 January 2018, 4:36 PM

We're having January book sale! Starting tomorrow (22nd) and running until Friday (26th) we'll have lots of bargains out on the Library Ground Floor- most will be £1 so you could pick up some great books at a low price! We'll be accepting cash (or card) for book sale items only, so bring your pennies


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Module choices for 2018/19
by Jo Charlesworth-Smith - Monday, 22 January 2018, 2:05 PM

The link for students to select their optional modules for 2018/19, will be available between 12th and 23rd February.

Students who have optional modules next academic year have been e-mailed the attached guidance.

Please address any queries to


Best wishes

Jo Charlesworth-Smith / Sharon Frude

Registry Co-ordinator (Curriculum & Student Records)