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Experience Falmouth

Our students enjoy a lifestyle a little beyond the ordinary. From incredible beaches to delicious food, a lively music and arts scene, to a wild landscape like no other, Falmouth provides a truly unique student experience. 

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Creativity in everything

Creativity isn't a discipline, it's a state of mind. We’ve all got it in us to be storytellers, moment-makers, problem-solvers and innovators – the designers of smarter, kinder, greener futures.

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Experience Falmouth

Explore our creative community, professional-grade facilities, industry-practicing lecturers and location like no other. Become part of Falmouth University’s creative legacy.

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About Us

See why the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 ranked us the UK's top arts university...

About Us
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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 in a way that works for you.

Online Study
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Research & Knowledge Exchange

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

Research & Knowledge Exchange
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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

Latest news & research

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Falmouth University retains world-class position in the 2023 Rookies Rankings

28 February 2024

Falmouth University has been ranked as a top 10 creative schools in the UK, and top 50 in the 2023 R...

Falmouth University retains world-class position in the 2023 Rookies Rankings
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How Illustration graduate Calum Heath established a global freelance career 

07 February 2024

With clients including financial magazine Barron’s, Danish newspaper Weekendavisen and style journ...

How Illustration graduate Calum Heath established a global freelance career 

Call for research trial participants in £4m multi-partner project to boost student wellbeing

01 February 2024

Find out how you can participate in the Nurture-U research trials.

Call for research trial participants in £4m multi-partner project to boost student wellbeing
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'Naseema Begum' by Peter Flude 

Falmouth graduate Peter Flude announced as 2023 Portrait of Britain winner

17 January 2024

The winning portrait was originally commissioned by Guardian Labs.

Falmouth graduate Peter Flude announced as 2023 Portrait of Britain winner
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Falmouth University receives £7m research funding award

16 January 2024

Falmouth University has received £7m Expanding Excellence in England (E3) Research England funding...

Falmouth University receives £7m research funding award
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Julie Felix

Honorary Fellow awarded MBE in New Year Honours List

21 December 2023

Falmouth University Honorary Fellow, Julie Felix, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the Br...

Honorary Fellow awarded MBE in New Year Honours List
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Rolling Stone rates Falmouth-produced horror in top 5 films

19 December 2023

Mark Jenkin's 'Enys Men' lands fourth place in Rolling Stone's '10 Best Horror Movies of 2023' list.

Rolling Stone rates Falmouth-produced horror in top 5 films
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Our year in stories: 2023

19 December 2023

This time of year is all about community, and we couldn’t be prouder of ours. From BAFTA nominatio...

Our year in stories: 2023
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Falmouth University appoints new Chair

13 December 2023

Helen Owers has been appointed as the next Chair of Falmouth University’s Board of Governors and w...

Falmouth University appoints new Chair
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Falmouth University joins £5m research collaboration to tackle health inequalities

06 December 2023

Falmouth University joins Exeter University, Plymouth University and Cornwall Council in £5m resear...

Falmouth University joins £5m research collaboration to tackle health inequalities
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Ones to Watch: Abby Mundell

17 November 2023

Since graduating from our BA(Hons) Illustration Degree in 2022, Abby Mundell has gone on to create a...

Ones to Watch: Abby Mundell
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Falmouth University’s gaming community to join live ‘Game On!’ fundraiser for BBC Children in Need

10 November 2023

Gaming and esports enthusiasts from Falmouth University are joining forces to take part in 'Game On!...

Falmouth University’s gaming community to join live ‘Game On!’ fundraiser for BBC Children in Need
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Students deliver fashion show in collaboration with WRAP for Anthropy 2023

03 November 2023

Fashion students have collaborated with WRAP to produce a sustainability focused fashion show for An...

Students deliver fashion show in collaboration with WRAP for Anthropy 2023
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Manchester United fans protest before a premier league game after the club’s proposed super league ventures.  Photo credit: Ryan Jenkinson.

Big wins for Documentary & Editorial Photography at UK Picture Editors Guild Awards 2023 

25 October 2023

It was a big night for our Documentary & Editorial Photography BA(Hons) community at the UK Pict...

Big wins for Documentary & Editorial Photography at UK Picture Editors Guild Awards 2023 
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Ones to Watch | Zen Beach & Vintage Religion founder Benjamin Penrose

20 October 2023

Business & Entrepreneurship BSc(Hons) graduate talks about his life as a thriving business owner.

Ones to Watch | Zen Beach & Vintage Religion founder Benjamin Penrose
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ATTUNE x Aardman Animations: New video focuses on young people's mental health

10 October 2023

In recognition of World Mental Health Day 2023, young participants of ATTUNE have released a video h...

ATTUNE x Aardman Animations: New video focuses on young people's mental health
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Penryn Campus

Civic University Agreement signed for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

27 September 2023

Falmouth University and the University of Exeter have signed a Civic University Agreement with Cornw...

Civic University Agreement signed for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
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Serena Brown named as finalist for Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize 2023

31 August 2023

Find out more about the Falmouth graduate's shortlisted work.

Serena Brown named as finalist for Taylor Wessing Photo Portrait Prize 2023
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How a crap campaign helped Surfers Against Sewage tackle pollution profiteering

18 August 2023

Head of Advertising Dr Cui Su speaks to Creative Advertising graduate Jake Smith about his recent ca...

How a crap campaign helped Surfers Against Sewage tackle pollution profiteering
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Behind the scenes with the assistant to Barbie's Director of Photography

03 August 2023

Film graduate Faith shares her experience of working on Barbie.

Behind the scenes with the assistant to Barbie's Director of Photography