Alumni

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After you graduate from Falmouth, you'll automatically become a member of our global alumni network. The term alumni describes a group of individuals who have graduated from an educational institution.

Falmouth University alumni play a key role in our success story, and you can enjoy a whole range of exclusive benefits when you become a Falmouth alumni.

Join our Falmouth University Alumni Network on LinkedIn which gives you the means to keep in touch with friends, course tutors and the University.

You'll also have the opportunity to introduce, employ or be a mentor to our graduating students, leverage your professional network to get introduced to people you should know, and advance your career through inside connections working in top companies.

Alumni benefits and services

Award documentation and references

Student Programmes & Achievement offer support to our former students by supplying replacement award certificates and official transcripts. We also certify certificates, issue award verification letters and produce academic references for our alumni. For more information look at our Award Documentation download below. If you have any questions then please contact us by email: award@falmouth.ac.uk

Alumni support from the Employability Service

Falmouth University Employability Service continues to support your professional development after you have graduated. Many of our services and events are still open to you as a recent graduate. As a Falmouth University graduate you are able to use many of our professional and high quality online resources for life; these include an AI CV builder and review tool, interview simulator and networking tool, jobs search and more.

  • Search for graduate jobs and opportunities
  • Connect with students and other alumni
  • Access thousands of tools and resources to support your career or start-up.
  • Keep in touch with the University

Visit our Employability Service page to find out more about our employability service.

Subsidised sports centre membership

Alumni living locally are eligible for discounted membership fees at the Sports Centre on our Penryn Campus. Discounts are available to Alumni and prices can be found on the Sports Centre website or you can contact the Sports Centre direct for more information.

The Sports Centre features a state-of-the-art fitness suite including the latest Vibrogym technology, and exercise studio and multi-use games area. To view exercise class timetables and read more about the Sports Centre's facilities, please visit our Sports Centre page.

Library membership

Benefit from free reference access to the libraries on both campuses. Falmouth Campus library specialises in art and design, and Penryn Campus library in media, design and related subjects. Both libraries have excellent print collections available for alumni to browse.

Also, as a Falmouth graduate, you can gain access to a host of open access resources for free. See what's available here.

Alumni borrower

You can also register with the library to become an alumni borrower for a one-time fee of £35. This entitles you to borrow up to ten books at a time. Unfortunately academic licenses do not permit access to online library resources or the video/DVD collection.

To apply to be an alumni borrower:

The library will contact you when your library card is ready for collection (approximately two weeks).

Alumni discount on ACP courses

Falmouth University alumni who graduated less than 18 months ago are eligible for a 50% discount on our ACP courses. For more information, visit our Digital Skills hub.

Work abroad

Work abroad is open to graduates (up to 12 months after completing your course). Graduates are encouraged to apply for funding to support in gaining work experience to help their future career progression.

Allowing graduates to develop key skills to jumpstart their careers while gaining experience abroad. Graduate internships and student placements must be full-time and fall within block durations of 3 or 6 months.

All countries can be considered upon application.

Funding applications for 2023-24 academic cycle is now open

Apply here

Are you an international student with us?

The UK’s Graduate Route welcomes international students to apply to stay in the UK and work, or look for work, upon graduation. International students who have successfully completed an undergraduate or master’s degree can apply to stay in the UK for up to two years after their studies. PhD graduates can apply to stay for up to three years.

Find out more about the Graduate Route
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Postgraduate bursaries & awards for Falmouth alumni

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Art students

Graduate Loyalty Discount

Falmouth alumni can apply for a 20% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate courses starting in 2...

Graduate Loyalty Discount
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International students chatting at a table

International Talent Awards

The International Talent Awards offer eligible international students £6,000 towards undergraduate ...

International Talent Awards

Graduate Outcomes Survey

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You'll be contacted by a research company on behalf of HESA (the Higher Education Statistics Agency) and asked to take part in the Graduate Outcomes Survey, a national survey capturing information about the activities and perspectives of graduates 15 months after they finish their studies. Falmouth graduates are sought after by many employers and your feedback in this survey will help us maintain and improve our standing in national and international league tables.

 

For more information visit graduateoutcomes.ac.uk or watch the HESA's Graduate Outcomes Video

Do we have your current contact details?

Keep your email address and phone number up to date via our My Falmouth Alumni page:

My Falmouth Alumni

Graduates in the spotlight

Film graduate Faith Glenister operating a camera on a film set

'Barbie' and beyond: how Film BA graduate Faith Glenister is breaking into camerawork 

22 February 2024

As Barbie bids for best picture at the 2024 Oscars ceremony, we thought it was the perfect time to ...

'Barbie' and beyond: how Film BA graduate Faith Glenister is breaking into camerawork 
Portrait of Cornish girl wearing dress, makeup and tiara - from Cornish Maids photography project by Fran Rowse
Cornish Maids - Fran Rowse - 1

Bal maidens, fishwives and carnival queens: meet Fran Rowse’s ‘Cornish Maids’

12 February 2024

Fran Rowse's photography project 'Cornish Maids' is a collection of portraits of Cornwall’s young ...

Bal maidens, fishwives and carnival queens: meet Fran Rowse’s ‘Cornish Maids’
Behind the scenes photo of music video shoot for artist Congee
Calum Heath - Congee Video Shoot

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 
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Work: Rebecca Barnard

Introducing our Fine Art MA (Online) class of January 2024

30 January 2024

Discover the work and inspirations of our second cohort of online Fine Art master's graduates.

Introducing our Fine Art MA (Online) class of January 2024
Team photo on the set of Trengellick Rising by Guy Potter

A new era of filmmaking? Guy Potter on working with Falmouth film talent to produce his debut film

24 January 2024

'Trengellick Rising' is the the world's first hand-processed Cornish language film.

A new era of filmmaking? Guy Potter on working with Falmouth film talent to produce his debut film
Ben Paddle film

Graduate spotlight: Ben Peddle - an award-winning graduate scriptwriter

19 January 2024

Introducing Ben Peddle: a 2023 BA(Hons) Television (now BA(Hons) Television & Film Production) gradu...

Graduate spotlight: Ben Peddle - an award-winning graduate scriptwriter
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Amanda Roed Stave Headshot

Meet Falmouth graduate and journalist Amanda Røed Stave

18 January 2024

Discover how Amanda became a journalist for a newspaper in Norway.

Meet Falmouth graduate and journalist Amanda Røed Stave
Woman wearing hijab standing in the sea. Portrait of Britain 2023 winning photo by Peter Flude.
'Naseema Begum' by Peter Flude

'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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Holly Milne

Ones to Watch | Hollie Milne

16 January 2024

Together with business partner Jennie Trethewy Interior Design BA(Hons) graduate Hollie Milne co-fou...

Ones to Watch | Hollie Milne
Bryonie Mathews
Bryonie Mathews

Meet the Sustainable Festival Management graduate helping the live events industry clean up its act

12 January 2024

Once part of the crowd as a music-mad teen, Sustainable Festival Management BA(Hons) graduate Bryoni...

Meet the Sustainable Festival Management graduate helping the live events industry clean up its act

Tell us your story

We love to hear about what our alumni have been up to since leaving Falmouth. Share your stories with alumni@falmouth.ac.uk and help to inspire the next generation.

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Alumni newsletter

Our monthly alumni newsletter is packed full of stories, opportunities and useful information. To receive the newsletter, complete the short form below and you'll be added to the distribution list.

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Advice for new graduates

Find out about tying up loose ends, finding a creative career in Cornwall, setting up your own business and taking care of your wellbeing as you take your next steps. 

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Contact Alumni

If you would like to contact alumni for any reason – whether inviting them to take part in a lecture or event, or sharing a job or networking opportunity – you can do this through our alumni request form.

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Contact us

If you have any questions about the benefits and services available to alumni, please drop us a line, or follow us on social media.

Alumni Relations, Penryn Campus
Falmouth University, Treliever Road, Penryn TR10 9FE

E: alumni@falmouth.ac.uk