University Prepares to Welcome Dawn French as First Chancellor

Monday 2 March 2015
Dawn French will be joining Falmouth University as our new Chancellor.

University Prepares to Welcome Dawn French as First Chancellor

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.

The procession leaves The Moor at 10.50am to King Charles the Martyr Church. Local schoolchildren will be handing out Cornish daffodils to the crowd. After the ceremony the second procession will begin from the church up to Pendennis Castle.

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Molly Wins Inaugural Design Competition

Molly Foy has won the Designworks Tiles inaugural #designourwindow competition at Clerkenwell Design Festival.

Following a brief to create a design showing what London means to you, BA(Hons) Interior Design student Molly led her team of five fellow students to victory with, Keeping London Classy, a concept depicting a troop of debauched dogs running riot in London, with the naughtiest bits ingeniously censored using tiles.

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Dawn French becomes our First Chancellor on Thursday

Our historic day is almost here and after months of preparations we can finally reveal some of the more intimate details surrounding the event.

Dawn will be formally installed as our first Chancellor on Thursday 26 March and students from across the University have contributed to the celebrations.

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Journalism Student Scoops National Magazine Award

Jack Kenyon has been judged the most promising student journalist of the year by the British magazine industry.

Jack, who is currently completing his final year on the BA(Hons) Journalism degree, took the top prize for undergraduates in the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) New Talent Awards 2015.

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Kate’s Artwork on Marc Almond’s Latest Album

Artist and alumni Kate Walters has worked in close collaboration with musician Marc Almond to produce the artwork for his latest album - The Velvet Trail.

Kate said: "Last year I was invited by Alice Herrick, a curator in London, to propose an idea for a fete she was organising. An idea literally dropped into my head - I can draw your dream. Alice liked it and in July I went to London to - A Fete worse than Death.

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