The best bits of 2019 at Marjon

best social media 2019As 2020 appears on the horizon, let’s look back at our most popular social media posts to remind us of just some of the best bits of Marjon life in 2019!

Let’s start with Facebook. The post that was most engaged with there was one that celebrated the hard work of the class of 2019 on dissertation hand-in day. We miss you guys!

? Congratulations to all our final year students handing in their dissertations today! ?

Posted by Plymouth Marjon University on Friday, 26 April 2019


Our most watched video of 2019 was Maddy Hopson’s speech at Graduation. If you don’t know the story, her tweet about triumph over disability went viral and she ended up telling it on BBC News. If you were totally off grid and somehow missed it then check it out here:

At age seven Maddy was told that she’d never go to university. When Maddy graduated from Plymouth Marjon University she…

Posted by Plymouth Marjon University on Monday, 28 October 2019


Well done Maddy, you beat even the Varsity highlights into second place! But here they are because we love a Varsity video:

Well done again to all the teams that competed at Varsity. Here is the 2019 highlight video! ⚽??????? #youaremymarjon

Posted by Plymouth Marjon University on Monday, 8 April 2019


Our most seen tweet of 2019 marked 25 years of BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy at Marjon. It flew thanks to a retweet from Nick Hewer, of The Apprentice and Countdown fame, who joined the celebrations in his role as President of the Royal Society of Speech and Language Therapists. Here it is:

The tweet that got the most engagement (that means the most likes, retweets, clicks and comments combined) demonstrates that many people are #ProudToBeMarjon. It announced our second consecutive year of being the No. 1 University in England for teaching quality and in the Top 10 in the UK for student experience in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020. Go Team Marjon!

On Instagram, the  most watched video was May Ball highlights; you were looking good Marjoners!

Meanwhile the most popular photo post on Instagram was a set of 10 photos from Varsity, taken by Sara-Jane Vanstone, one of our talented BA (Hons) Journalism students .

And last but by no means least, the hashtag that was most used to find us on Instagram was, yes you guessed it…  #Marjon.

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