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.

The parade starts from the Moor at 11am to King Charles the Martyr Church. Local schoolchildren will be handing out Cornish daffodils to the crowd. After the ceremony the second parade will begin from the church up to Pendennis Castle.

Please come and join us to welcome Dawn to Falmouth.

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Students Meet Photography Idols

The Institute of Photography's annual symposium proved a huge success last week, with students taking full advantage of the diverse range of lectures and expertise on offer.

The event, which this year event explored the theme publishing, provided an opportunity for photography students to hear from industry professionals, exhibit their own work, receive feedback on their portfolios as well as introduce themselves to the very best in the business.

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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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