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 RealWORKS

Falmouth University RealWORKS 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 RealWORKS 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 12 weeks or 6 months. We are awaiting a funding decision for the 2022-23 academic year.

All countries can be considered upon application.

Apply here

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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Student at computer

RealWORKS Award

The RealWORKS Award supports our 2020 graduates to undertake a master's degree.

RealWORKS Award
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Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship is an award that covers 100% of fees on two selected master's co...

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship

Graduate Outcomes Survey

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

SeaCo sustainable product design project
SeaCo

Falmouth graduate longlisted for Dezeen Design Awards 2022

23 September 2022

Sustainable Product Design graduate Libby Challoner has been longlisted for the Dezeen Design Awards...

Falmouth graduate longlisted for Dezeen Design Awards 2022
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Rachael Saunders WOI entry 3

Rachael Saunders, Patterned Panoramic of Krka National Park, Croatia

Falmouth graduates shortlisted for AOI World Illustration Awards 2022

20 September 2022

Four Falmouth University graduates have been shortlisted by the Association of Illustrators at the 2...

Falmouth graduates shortlisted for AOI World Illustration Awards 2022
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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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D&AD

Unprecedented success for Falmouth at 2022 D&AD Awards

26 July 2022

There was significant success for Falmouth’s students at the 2022 D&AD New Blood Awards, with ...

Unprecedented success for Falmouth at 2022 D&AD Awards
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Reduce the ride

Graduate strikes gold at Cannes Lions 2022

21 July 2022

MA Creative Advertising graduate Isabel Snellen has achieved an early career highlight after her age...

Graduate strikes gold at Cannes Lions 2022
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Luzie

Working in the film industry: in conversation with graduate Luzie Backhoff

14 July 2022

After completing her BA Television and MA Film & Television degrees at Falmouth University, grad...

Working in the film industry: in conversation with graduate Luzie Backhoff
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Graduate is inaugural artist in residence at Una St Ives

06 July 2022

Illustration BA(Hons) alumni Jordan Amy Lee has been named as the inaugural artist in residence...

Graduate is inaugural artist in residence at Una St Ives
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Design for Good Summer School

Design for Good Summer School: From Falmouth with Love

29 June 2022

The Design for Good Summer School gave sixteen final year BA Graphic Design students the opportunity...

Design for Good Summer School: From Falmouth with Love
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Torgeir Rorvik

Fashion Photography graduate brings home Graduate Fashion Week award

24 June 2022

This week, Fashion Photography BA(Hons) graduate Torgeir Rorvik won the Fashion Photography award at...

Fashion Photography graduate brings home Graduate Fashion Week award
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Sarah Edge

'My cancer scars map the pain of animals held in research labs' © Sarah Edge

Falmouth students go big at the V&A Illustration Awards

17 June 2022

Three Falmouth students and a Falmouth graduates have been shortlisted at the 2022 V&A Illustrat...

Falmouth students go big at the V&A Illustration Awards

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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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