Falmouth the UK's Second Best Modern University

Tuesday 26 May 2015
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Falmouth the UK's Second Best Modern University

Falmouth University is one of the stand-out performers in the Guardian University Guide 2016.

Falmouth has climbed from 53 to 31 in the overall rankings.

Huge success in the subject rankings sees Falmouth jump 97 places from 112th last year to 15th for business, management and marketing. Other significant rankings include 9th for design and crafts, 11th for fashion and textiles, 13th for art and 16th for film production and photography.

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Visit a Falmouth Degree Show Near You …

Our renowned Degree Summer Shows are finally here with exhibitions opening in various locations around Falmouth, Penryn, Bristol and London.

The Shows are an opportunity to celebrate the work of all our graduating students and for you to experience their creative talents.

The Graduate Fashion Show recently kicked off events, showcasing the collections of 40 graduates.

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Album Deal for Music Alumni

Music alumni Chris and James Barrett have just signed to US indie label Lefse Records.

The cousins, who graduated from the BA(Hons) Popular Music course in 2013, have been playing music together in one capacity or another for the last five years, however it was only early last year that they decided to take things a bit more seriously and began to write as Something Anorak.

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Celebrating Student Mentors

Students and staff have gathered for the annual Student Mentor Awards.

The awards, which took place at Merchant's Manor, celebrate the exceptional contribution of Student Mentors to university life. They take on a huge commitment in addition to their studies and extra-curricular activities to help welcome, support and nurture first year students.

Mentors were praised on the night for their dedication and professionalism. Winners included Graphic Design Team Leader Harry Lee, from Hayle, who picked up a bronze award.

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Students Rank Falmouth in the Top Five

Students have voted Falmouth University as one of the UK's top universities in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015.

The awards, which took place on Thursday 23 April in London, are based entirely on reviews written by past and current students and saw Falmouth University named as fifth in the UK in the overall experience category.

The awards rate 113 universities across a number of categories including accommodation, societies, courses and lecturers, job prospects, student union, facilities and an overall rating, which counts towards the title of university of the year.

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