Album Deal for Music Alumni

Wednesday 6 May 2015
Something Anorak

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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Best Selling Writer Matt Haig to Speak at Penryn

We are hosting a public lecture by writer and novelist Matt Haig on Monday 11 May at our Penryn Campus.

Matt will give a reading from his latest book Reasons to Stay Alive, which has just launched to critical acclaim and is about his own battle with depression.

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Three Top Spots for Falmouth in Major Student Survey

Students have ranked us first for campus environment, library services and student welfare in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey.

The survey, out today, looks at the best universities for student experience, ranking them on 21 key areas based on answers from students across the UK.

We came 11 out of 113 universities – up one place from last year. Alongside the top ranking for environment, library and welfare came second places for high-quality facilities and fair workload and joint third place for accommodation.

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