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About Us

Discover how we're re-thinking the shape of Higher Education and delivering impactful innovation. ...

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Undergraduate Study

Connect with industry innovators, collaborate across disciplines and learn from practising professio...

Undergraduate Study
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Postgraduate Study

Online or on-campus, you'll build your networks and expand your horizons in an environment of open i...

Postgraduate Study
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Online Study

Harness Falmouth's expertise and industry connections from anywhere in the world.

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Research & Innovation

By stepping beyond disciplinary lines, harnessing creativity and working with communities, we delive...

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Working with Business

Business support, industry collaborations and facility hire. Find out more about how we work with bu...

Working with Business

Celebrating 120 years

We're celebrating the 120th anniversary of Falmouth School of Art. The school started as we mean to go on - harnessing creativity to forge the future of industry. To celebrate this anniversary, we're delving into the archives and quizzing our community to unearth the stories that have shaped us.

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Latest news & research

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Hackathon explores robotic solutions for agricultural sector

25 November 2022

Falmouth University’s Entrepreneurship and Games Academy students collaborated to develop a daffod...

Hackathon explores robotic solutions for agricultural sector
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Justyna Skowronska and her Safer Cornwall campaign

Creative Advertising students design public engagement campaigns with Safer Cornwall

21 November 2022

Students on BA and MA Creative Advertising have produced campaign concepts to prevent violence again...

Creative Advertising students design public engagement campaigns with Safer Cornwall
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Rachel Harrison and Ben Pisacane with Tim Peake

Falmouth pair work with Tim Peake for Spaceport Cornwall broadcast

18 November 2022

Graduate Rachel and student Ben got to work with British astronaut Tim Peake as part of the Universi...

Falmouth pair work with Tim Peake for Spaceport Cornwall broadcast
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Bravery and big commercial projects: in conversation with interior design lecturer Amanda Losasso

15 November 2022

Amanda Losasso leads Falmouth’s new online BA in Interior Design. We talked to her about her wealt...

Bravery and big commercial projects: in conversation with interior design lecturer Amanda Losasso
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Win for Falmouth University at sustainability awards

10 November 2022

Falmouth University is delighted to have won the Green Gown Award for ‘Reporting with Influence’...

Win for Falmouth University at sustainability awards
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Falmouth filmmakers commissioned by the BBC to share stories of positivity

09 November 2022

Anna Roberts, senior lecturer on BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography, and a team of alumni...

Falmouth filmmakers commissioned by the BBC to share stories of positivity
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Amber Burton

Senior lecturer in marketing and digital communications elected to prestigious edcom Board  

02 November 2022

Amber Burton, course leader on Falmouth’s innovative online master’s in Marketing and Digital Co...

Senior lecturer in marketing and digital communications elected to prestigious edcom Board  
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Don't miss Falmouth Book Festival 2022

14 October 2022

Falmouth is a proud sponsor of Falmouth Book festival 2022, which takes place Monday 17 - Sunday 23 ...

Don't miss Falmouth Book Festival 2022
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“Beyond allyship”: Julie Felix on Black History Month 2022

12 October 2022

Falmouth University’s Honorary Fellow Julie Felix speaks out about casting, creativity and inspira...

“Beyond allyship”: Julie Felix on Black History Month 2022
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Fresh from Falmouth: September 2022 edition

06 October 2022

Fresh from Falmouth is back, bringing you the latest scoop from our creative community. We start the...

Fresh from Falmouth: September 2022 edition
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Penryn campus students outside exchange

Falmouth University joins University Mental Health Charter Programme

30 September 2022

Falmouth University is delighted to be joining University Mental Health Charter Programme in its sec...

Falmouth University joins University Mental Health Charter Programme
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Launchpad building

Falmouth climbs the Sunday Times' Good University Guide rankings

16 September 2022

Falmouth University leaps 44 places and becomes one of the top four universities in the South West, ...

Falmouth climbs the Sunday Times' Good University Guide rankings
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Lecturer's film Long Way Back to be released in cinemas

25 August 2022

Long Way Back, the third feature film to be written and directed by Falmouth University Associate Le...

Lecturer's film Long Way Back to be released in cinemas
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Ones to Watch: Torgeir Rorvik

19 August 2022

Meet the 2022 Fashion Photography graduate who's already making waves in the industry. 

Ones to Watch: Torgeir Rorvik
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Lecturer contributes to V&A Africa Fashion exhibition

18 August 2022

Senior Lecturer in Textile Design, Dr Simon Clarke, has seen his work featured in a landmark Africa ...

Lecturer contributes to V&A Africa Fashion exhibition
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Creativity on the streets: Dark Pony Coffee

18 August 2022

Welcome to ‘Creativity on the streets’, a new series where we put the spotlight on individuals, ...

Creativity on the streets: Dark Pony Coffee
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Mission Possible: Falmouth students unveil VR rocket launch experience

11 August 2022

A group of students in Cornwall have launched the first iteration of a brand-new educational VR expe...

Mission Possible: Falmouth students unveil VR rocket launch experience
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Meet the graduate on a mission to clean up Cornwall’s coastline

04 August 2022

BA(Hons) Marine & Natural History Photography graduate Henry Giltjes-Vincent is thrilled to be c...

Meet the graduate on a mission to clean up Cornwall’s coastline
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Student takes home sustainability award at Interior Educators 2022

02 August 2022

BA(Hons) Interior Design student Ashley Powell has seen his shortlisted project 'holm' rise to ...

Student takes home sustainability award at Interior Educators 2022
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New Holocaust education pack co-designed by Falmouth students piloted at local schools

02 August 2022

A Holocaust education pack, developed in collaboration with students and academics at Falmouth Unive...

New Holocaust education pack co-designed by Falmouth students piloted at local schools