When choosing where to study navigation and maritime science, the University of Plymouth was a clear choice for Uthsara Dissanayake. He was impressed by its world-leading research and expertise.
Moving from his native Sri Lanka, he quickly became involved in activities to help settle into the UK, and is proud that the city and its offerings are some of the best in the world.
“One of the first things I did was visit the Barbican, and the sunset was just spectacular. The people are friendly across the city and it just feels like a world of opportunity.”