Three Top Spots for Falmouth in Major Student Survey

Thursday 9 April 2015
Penryn Campus

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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Graduates Showcase Latest Fashions

Tickets are now available for this year's Graduate Fashion Show, which showcases the final collections of over 40 students.

BA(Hons) Fashion Design and BA(Hons) Performance Sportswear Design final year collections will be presented in a show that will utilise the state-of-the-art facilities at our Academy of Music and Theatre Arts on the Penryn Campus.

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Matt Haig as Writer in Residence

We are delighted to announce that novelist Matt Haig will be joining our School of Writing and Journalism as Writer in Residence from Monday 27 April until Tuesday 12 May.

Matt's latest book Reasons to Stay Alive, which is about his own battle with depression, has just launched to great critical acclaim.

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Scottish Nature Photography Win for Eleanor

Eleanor Ryder has been named the Student Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2014.

Eleanor, who is studying BA(Hons) Marine and Natural History Photography, won the award with her Wild Skye portfolio of three images on the theme of Natural Drama.

Eleanor said: "I am totally delighted to have won this extremely prestigious award. As a student of marine and natural history photography, my inspiration comes from nature, from being in wild places and observing the impact of weather and light upon the landscape."

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Tickets Available for Dark Sound Symposium

Registration for the symposium, Dark Sound, which runs from Thursday 23 until Saturday 25 April is now open.

The symposium brings together music lovers, musicians, researchers, writers and artists in an event dedicated to dark pop and its recurring themes of lost love, melancholia, death and desire.

A series of papers, live performances, workshops and fixed media works will explore the destructive character of dark popular music as it embodies darkness and haunts the threshold of shifting cultural understandings of high and low art.

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