Dawn French Installation Just Days Away

Friday 27 February 2015
Dawn French will be joining Falmouth University as our new Chancellor.

Dawn French Installation Just Days Away

Dawn French will be formally installed as our first Chancellor on Thursday 26 March.

The Installation ceremony, which takes place at King Charles the Martyr Church in Falmouth, will be followed by a day of celebrations as we officially welcome Dawn to Falmouth University.

Full details and schedule for the day will be announced soon.

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Graduate Named European Young Designer 2015

James White has just won the European Young Designers Contest at the Porto Fashion Show.

James, who graduated with BA(Hons) Fashion Design last year, represented the UK at the contest along with two fellow Falmouth graduates Milly Melbourne and Jacob Stevens. His collection caught the eye of the judges, where he was named not only the UK winner but the overall Young European Designer, winning €8000.

James said: "I thought that if you won the country section you couldn't win the overall competition so I was so shocked when my name got called out for the second time!

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Photography Graduate Swimming with Sharks in the Bahamas

Charlotte Sams has just accepted a dream role as Media Manager for the Bimini Biological Field Station, known as the Shark Lab, in the Bahamas.

Charlotte, who graduated with BA (Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography last summer, will be responsible for photography, videography and social media for the Lab, working with conservationists and scientists to document their work, research and outreach projects.

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Sign Up to a Taster Day

We are offering a number of taster days in March where prospective students can get a real feel for some of our undergraduate degree courses.

Aimed at applicants aged 16 and over, they'll provide practical, day in the life experience of what life will be like on the course, including a look at the types of projects and the way they'll be taught.

Taster days for film and television are on Monday 9 and Monday 30 March, music is on Friday 13 March and sustainable product design on Monday 30 March. More dates will be added throughout the year.

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Students Go Head to Head for Optical Prize

Four Falmouth interior design teams showcased their unique window display concepts at London's annual international eyewear design event but it was Headlights, which most impressed the judges on the day.

The Headlights team - second year BA(Hons) Interior Design students Jade Edge and Kirsten Phillips, and first years Tilly Coates, Rosie Harrison Pinder and Alice Duke - fought off tough competition from their fellow peers to win 100% Optical's Visual Merchandising competition.

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