Student Band Set to Rip Open the Great Escape Festival

Monday 26 January 2015

Student Band Set to Rip Open the Great Escape Festival

Tinnedfruit, a talented new three-piece garage rock band have been added to the line-up of the Great Escape Festival in Brighton, one of the largest festivals for new bands.

Falmouth University students Max Felts, Danny Withers and Dan Ledley, who are all currently studying BA(Hons) Popular Music, got together during their studies last year and haven't looked back since.

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Student Snaps Up Coveted Photography Prize

Bryony Richards has won the Young Photographer Award at the annual Engineering Employers Federation and Lombard 'Make it Britain' photography competition.

Bryony, who is studying BA(Hons) Marine and Natural History Photography, had four of her photographs shortlisted for the prize, which celebrates traditional and new ways of manufacturing in Britain.

She found out she had won at an exclusive awards ceremony she attended with her mum at the House of Commons last month.

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Amy Sets Sail for a Brighter Future

Falmouth alumni Amy Albright is on board with P&O cruises after being commissioned to produce four large paintings for their latest ship, Britannia.

The striking semi-abstract oil paintings will be displayed in a public area of the ship for all to see. It will form part of Britain's largest floating art collection, containing more than 8,000 artworks, when it launches in March next year.

Amy's career has gone from strength to strength since graduating from the BA(Hons) Fine Art course in 2007.

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Tanya in Top 100 Women in Games

Tanya Krzywinska, Professor of Digital Games, has been listed in MCV's Top 100 Women in Games.

Tanya fought off tough competition to make the list, which received over 400 entrants and celebrates women working in the UK games industry.

Tanya was surprised to see her name listed: "I didn't know about this until I saw it on a friend's Facebook feed! An anonymous group of games professionals drew up the list and it's really great to see some games researchers and academics on it as well as women working directly and commercially within games development."

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UCAS Application Form Not in Yet? Don't Panic There is Still Time

If you are considering studying at Falmouth, one of the UK's top creative universities, make sure you apply before the deadline on Thursday 15 January.

Our courses in art, design, media, performance, writing and business are widely known for inspiring our students to collaborate, create and think ambitiously, drawing on and feeding the edge we have, to becoming graduates ahead of the curve.

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