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Student stories

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Glasney Student Village

Which student accommodation is right for me?

16 May 2024

Get insights from students about our range of university accommodation.

Which student accommodation is right for me?
The Razz and the Rose band

Battle of the Bands: Student involvement in Falmouth’s music scene

10 May 2024

The Cornish Bank, a creative events space in Falmouth, recently hosted a Battle of the Bands contest...

Battle of the Bands: Student involvement in Falmouth’s music scene
View down onto Penryn campus foyer and people walking and chatting.
Birds Eye Penryn Campus

Why I chose to study Animation at Falmouth

08 May 2024

Choosing which course to study can be a daunting decision. You might find yourself drawn to the worl...

Why I chose to study Animation at Falmouth
Fashion photography student taking photo in studio
Fashion Photography student taking photo in studio

Why I chose to study in Falmouth’s Institute of Photography

08 May 2024

I knew very late that I wanted a career in photography, but I didn’t know my options. The idea of ...

Why I chose to study in Falmouth’s Institute of Photography
Film students combat fighting and filming in a studio.
SoFT combat fight filming studio

Why I chose to study Film at Falmouth University

08 May 2024

As a first year Film student, I couldn't think of a better place than Falmouth to study for 3 years....

Why I chose to study Film at Falmouth University
Game Art student working at computer
Game Art student working at computer

Why I chose to study in Falmouth’s Games Academy

08 May 2024

As an international student, diving into the university admission process in England was like steppi...

Why I chose to study in Falmouth’s Games Academy
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English & CW - 2023

Why I chose to study English and Creative Writing at Falmouth

08 May 2024

After I finished college, I was really unsure what I wanted to do. I knew that I’d always loved En...

Why I chose to study English and Creative Writing at Falmouth
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Fashion Design 1

Why I Chose to Study Fashion Design at Falmouth University

08 May 2024

When I started looking into my choices after finishing school, I was overwhelmed by all my options. ...

Why I Chose to Study Fashion Design at Falmouth University
A Falmouth University student stood up presenting to other students in a seminar
School of Writing and Journalism students discussing work in seminar

Dealing with stress and anxiety surrounding exam and deadline season

08 May 2024

In the whirlwind of exam season, stress can become an unwelcome companion for many students. The pre...

Dealing with stress and anxiety surrounding exam and deadline season
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Penryn campus sign

A home away from home… my experience at Falmouth as an international student

08 May 2024

Hey! I am Amrutha, an international student from India currently pursuing my second year as an Anima...

A home away from home… my experience at Falmouth as an international student
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ArtsCentre AMATA Building Holding Image Summer 2024

Studying at Falmouth University as an international student

07 May 2024

After being here for nine months I have no doubt and I can confidently say that I study in the most ...

Studying at Falmouth University as an international student
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Fox Gardens Palms

Advice For Dealing With Exam Stress

07 May 2024

Here are some of the methods I’ve found help me most, to manage my mental energy and productivity.

Advice For Dealing With Exam Stress
Pride
Pride

A day at Falmouth Pride

07 May 2024

Experience Falmouth Pride through the lens of Ben, a Film BA(Hons) student, as he captures the essen...

A day at Falmouth Pride
Colourful oil paintings on white walls.
Fine Art Ella Squirrel student work
Work by Ella Squirrel

Why I chose to study Fine Art at Falmouth Uni

02 May 2024

After finishing school, I was certainly overwhelmed by all of my choices for what I could do going f...

Why I chose to study Fine Art at Falmouth Uni
Falmouth Town Photo Credit Lee Stephens
Falmouth Town Photo Credit Lee Stephens
Credit: Lee Stephens

Embracing Cornwall’s Charm: Why I chose to stay in Cornwall for university

02 May 2024

I’ve loved growing up in Cornwall. I feel so lucky to have grown up in arguably the most beautiful...

Embracing Cornwall’s Charm: Why I chose to stay in Cornwall for university
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Costume Design 4

Why I chose to study Costume Design for Film & Television at Falmouth

02 May 2024

Overall, I have found that choosing to study at Falmouth has been one of the best choices I could’...

Why I chose to study Costume Design for Film & Television at Falmouth
Student on cliffs
Student on cliffs

Why I chose to stay in Cornwall for university

02 May 2024

Deciding whether or not to leave Cornwall for university can be a tough decision, especially if you ...

Why I chose to stay in Cornwall for university
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Fal campus

Getting industry experience while studying at Falmouth

02 May 2024

Deciding to go to university is a huge step for many students and choosing a course can be an even b...

Getting industry experience while studying at Falmouth
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Penryn Campus Pano 2021

How I picked up industry experience while studying

02 May 2024

Falmouth University is a great place to study if you want to get experience in the industry. The num...

How I picked up industry experience while studying
Fashion photography student taking photo in studio
Fashion Photography student taking photo in studio

Gaining work experience while you study

02 May 2024

Work experience is a daunting but rewarding experience. Having work experience while at university l...

Gaining work experience while you study

Upcoming events

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Expo

Wed 22 May 2024

The Games Expo opens on 22 May and ends on 25 May. The Expo will be open to the public from 24-25 May from 10:00 - 16:00

The Games Expo 2024

In-person

The Games Expo will feature industry speakers, talks and – most importantly – real, playable gam...

The Games Expo 2024
Launchpad postgraduate group brainstorm

Wed 22 May 2024

17:30 - 18:30

Preparing for University as a Mature Student (Q&A)

Online

An opportunity to chat to current mature students at Falmouth University

Preparing for University as a Mature Student (Q&A)
International students chatting in a group
International students chatting in a group

Thu 23 May 2024

11:00 - 12:00

Visas and Fees for international students

Online

In this session we will remind you about the visa process in general and give you general guidance.

Visas and Fees for international students
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artsCentre FTI Shows Summer 2024

Fri 24 May 2024

Shows at 13:30 & 18:00

Falmouth University Fashion and Sportswear Design Graduate Shows

In-person

Join us at Penryn Campus for our 2024 Fashion and Sportswear Design Graduate Shows celebrating the c...

Falmouth University Fashion and Sportswear Design Graduate Shows
Falmouth Showcase

Sat 25 May 2024

25 May - 01 June 2024. Full programme below.

Falmouth Showcase: 2024

In-person

Join us as on campus as we celebrate the hard work, creativity and innovation of our third year stud...

Falmouth Showcase: 2024
Parents smiling with daughter at an Open Day at Falmouth University
Open day Penryn mother smiling father daughter student mentor

Sat 25 May 2024

Open Day (in-person)

In-person

Visit our beautiful campuses and explore our professional-standard facilities at an Open Day.

Open Day (in-person)
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ArtsCentre Tremough Follies 9to5 Summer 2024

Fri 31 May 2024

Various dates, please see event listing

Tremough Follies present: 9to5 The Musical

In-person

Tremough Follies are back! This time bringing you the rip-roaring hits from the Queen of Country, Do...

Tremough Follies present: 9to5 The Musical
Community Day 24

Sat 01 Jun 2024

10:00 - 16:00

Community Day 2024

In-person

We’re opening up our Falmouth University Campus at Woodlane for our Community Day: where we fling ...

Community Day 2024
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Employability talk Tommy Hilfiger

Tue 04 Jun 2024

This conference runs from 4 - 6 June.

DeathxDesignxCulture | Conference

In-person

From 4-6 September, the Department of Graphic Design, Falmouth University (UK), and the Death and Cu...

DeathxDesignxCulture | Conference
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Students walking on Falmouth campus

Wed 05 Jun 2024

12:00 - 13:00

Moving to Falmouth Webinar

Online

Join our webinar to hear from our students about why they chose to move to Falmouth, what it was lik...

Moving to Falmouth Webinar
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ArtsCentre Hertzian AI Conference Summer 2024

Fri 07 Jun 2024

Hertzian Applied AI Summit Workshops

In-person

Engaging in discussions about AI isn't merely about showcasing advancements; it's about actively sha...

Hertzian Applied AI Summit Workshops
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ArtsCentre Deep Listening Film Poster Summer 2024

Fri 07 Jun 2024

Film screening starts at 13:30

Film Screening of 'Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros' directed by Daniel Weintraub

In-person

Voices on the Edge are excited to share the first Cornwall screening of 'Deep Listening: The Story o...

Film Screening of 'Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros' directed by Daniel Weintraub
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ArtsCentre Kyra Norman All Ears Summer 2024

Fri 07 Jun 2024

Workshop starts at 15:45

All ears: listening as an embodied act

In-person

In collaboration with Kyra Norman and Deep Time Moving, Voices on the Edge are happy to present “A...

All ears: listening as an embodied act
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ArtsCentre VoTE Concert Summer 2024

Fri 07 Jun 2024

Doors open 19:45, performance starts at 20:00

Voices on the Edge presents 'Deep Listening to Dark Kernow'

In-person

An evening of drone, trance-like states, and ethereal sonic spellcasting emanating from the Cornish ...

Voices on the Edge presents 'Deep Listening to Dark Kernow'
Prosthetic Effects_5

Mon 10 Jun 2024

17:30 - 18:30

MA Prosthetic Effects: Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about Prosthetic Effects MA at Falmouth University. 

MA Prosthetic Effects: Course Overview and Live Q&A
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Visual Communications student work 4

Tue 11 Jun 2024

12:00 - 13:00

BA(Hons) Visual Communication Course Overview and Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about Visual Communication BA Hons (Online) at Falmouth Univers...

BA(Hons) Visual Communication Course Overview and Q&A
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Creative Writing online 2024

Tue 11 Jun 2024

12:30 - 13:30

BA(Hons) Creative Writing (Online) Course Overview and Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about BA Creative Writing (Online) at Falmouth University.

BA(Hons) Creative Writing (Online) Course Overview and Q&A
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Penryn campus students outside exchange

Wed 12 Jun 2024

12:00 - 13:00

Budgeting as an international student: Advice Session

Online

In this session we will give you a short overview of things and costs to consider when budgeting for...

Budgeting as an international student: Advice Session
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Illustration online 2024

Wed 12 Jun 2024

13:00 - 14:00

BA(Hons) Illustration (Online) Course Overview and Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about BA Illustration (Online) at Falmouth University.

BA(Hons) Illustration (Online) Course Overview and Q&A
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Online study 3

Wed 12 Jun 2024

18:00 - 19:00

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about BA(Hons) Photography (Online) at Falmouth University.

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A