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About Us

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

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 from anywhere in the world.

Online Study
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Research & Innovation

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

Research & Innovation
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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.

Explore our 120 years
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Latest news & research

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Fresh From Fal Light Blue

Fresh from Falmouth: January 2023

27 January 2023

With the new year comes new creative offerings from our talented community of innovators, creators a...

Fresh from Falmouth: January 2023
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Still from BAFTA nominated short animation Middle Watch

BAFTA nomination for short animation Middle Watch

24 January 2023

The BAFTA nominated short animation was partly funded by Falmouth University and co-directed by Falm...

BAFTA nomination for short animation Middle Watch
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Goonhilly

Space exploration virtual reality experience set to launch

11 January 2023

A VR space exploration experience created by students from Falmouth University and Truro & Penwith C...

Space exploration virtual reality experience set to launch
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Mark Jenkin’s ENYS MEN in cinemas 13 January

05 January 2023

ENYS MEN, Mark Jenkin's highly anticipated follow-up to the BAFTA-winning BAIT, will be hitting UK c...

Mark Jenkin’s ENYS MEN in cinemas 13 January
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Falmouth University becomes Institute of Travel & Tourism ‘Recognised University’ 

21 December 2022

Falmouth University's Cornwall Business School has secured ‘Recognised University’ status from t...

Falmouth University becomes Institute of Travel & Tourism ‘Recognised University’ 
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Syeda Sana Batool

International PhD Student awarded Pulitzer Grant for Journalism

19 December 2022

Falmouth University PhD student, Syeda Sana Batool, has been awarded a prestigious Pulitzer Centre G...

International PhD Student awarded Pulitzer Grant for Journalism
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Enys Men - Production - Credit Steven Tanner

Sound/Image Cinema Lab wins bronze at Reimagine Education Awards 2022

08 December 2022

Falmouth University film teaching and research project Sound/Image Cinema Lab has been awarded bronz...

Sound/Image Cinema Lab wins bronze at Reimagine Education Awards 2022
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Architecture graduate receives Serjeant Award for Excellence in Architectural Drawing

07 December 2022

Falmouth Architecture BA(Hons) graduate Nathan Tipping-Stevenson has been named as a recipient of on...

Architecture graduate receives Serjeant Award for Excellence in Architectural Drawing
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Fresh from Falmouth: November 2022

02 December 2022

Book releases, the making of Queen’s latest music video and gift inspiration from the Falmouth Fes...

Fresh from Falmouth: November 2022
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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
Graduate Rachel Harrison and student Ben Pisacane stand either side of Time Peake in front of backdrop that reads 'Launch our future'.
Rachel Harrison and Ben Pisacane with Tim Peake

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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The Audacious crew

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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Falmouth Book Festival Schedule

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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Graduation

“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 Fal Dark Blue

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