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Marjon becomes a University

The University College Plymouth St Mark and St John can now begin operating under a different title. Credit: ITV Westcountry

University College Plymouth St Mark and St John is set to become a University, in what is the biggest expansion of higher education for 20 years.

The college, known as Marjon, was founded more than 170 years ago. It will start operating under the new name next autumn, when it will also be celebrating 40 years in Plymouth