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Living in Maritime Studios

28 March 2024

Choosing where you want to live while at university can be really overwhelming – there are so many...

Living in Maritime Studios
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Seb Morgan

Studying Film & Television online: Seb's story

22 March 2024

In this video, Film & Television MA (Online) student Seb talks about why he chose the course, how he...

Studying Film & Television online: Seb's story
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Student Accommodation - Tuke House
Tuke House in the heart of Falmouth is purpose-built cluster of 11 buildings set around a central courtyard and contains 156 rooms, divided into flats of five.

Living in Tuke House

20 March 2024

Choosing where to live during your first year at uni is one of the toughest decisions, but I’m he...

Living in Tuke House
Packsaddle Hill Communal Area – room with comfortable seating and table
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Living in Packsaddle Hill in my first year

20 March 2024

Way back in October of 2022, I found myself walking up the steps to Packsaddle Hill for the very fir...

Living in Packsaddle Hill in my first year
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Glasney village exterior

Living in a Shared Room in Glasney Student Village

20 March 2024

If you have started to get offers from unis and are choosing your firm and insurance choices, you ar...

Living in a Shared Room in Glasney Student Village
The Sidings' open-plan living area with kitchen and cluster of soft seating
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What it's like to live in The Sidings

20 March 2024

The walk to campus from The Sidings is around 15 minutes and has a lot of the subtropical plants tha...

What it's like to live in The Sidings
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Living in The Sidings

19 March 2024

For my first year of university, I wanted to have the full uni experience and live in student accomm...

Living in The Sidings
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View of Swanpool Beach and cafe

Joining Falmouth as my Insurance Choice

19 March 2024

Choosing the right university for you is an important decision, but just because something doesn’t...

Joining Falmouth as my Insurance Choice
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Andela Tucakovic 3

How my Fine Art practice has transformed through postgraduate online study

14 March 2024

In this article, Fine Art MA (Online) student Andela Tucakovic discusses how studying Fine Art onlin...

How my Fine Art practice has transformed through postgraduate online study
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Stannary

My experience with the Support Services at Falmouth

29 February 2024

Hi, I’m Caitlin and I’m a second year Musical Theatre student. In this blog post I’m going to ...

My experience with the Support Services at Falmouth
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How to decide which offer to firmly accept in UCAS

29 February 2024

Deciding which university offer to firmly accept was so much easier than I had expected, that I had ...

How to decide which offer to firmly accept in UCAS
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Penryn Campus

How to decide which offer to firmly accept in UCAS

22 February 2024

In this blog I’m going to go through the most important things to consider, as well as a bit of my...

How to decide which offer to firmly accept in UCAS
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Walkways Penryn

Accepting an offer from Falmouth University - what comes next?

22 February 2024

I remember when I accepted my offer to study Television (now Television & Film Production) at Falmou...

Accepting an offer from Falmouth University - what comes next?
Falmouth University MA Graphic Design students at a table
MA Graphic Design students at a table

You've accepted your offer - what next?

22 February 2024

So, you have accepted your offer to Falmouth University and now you need to know what to do next. Th...

You've accepted your offer - what next?
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Swanpool beach framed by trees

Joining clubs and societies at Falmouth

22 February 2024

There are so many different activities to get involved in, here in Falmouth! Don’t let the fact th...

Joining clubs and societies at Falmouth
Falmouth University students sitting by the harbour on a sunny day
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The Best Things About Studying at Falmouth

12 February 2024

Being at university is a unique experience, it can feel as if it’s going past you in the blink of ...

The Best Things About Studying at Falmouth
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The Stannary and Refectory

Clubs, Societies and Student Life at Falmouth

12 February 2024

When I was deciding which university to go to, I knew I wanted more than just classes and lectures. ...

Clubs, Societies and Student Life at Falmouth
Falmouth University students throwing stones on the shore
Student life paddling and throwing stones on Gylly Beach

My Five Favourite Things About Studying at Falmouth

12 February 2024

In just over a year, Falmouth has become my home. Its beauty, community and endless opportunities ha...

My Five Favourite Things About Studying at Falmouth
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Student life

Relocating to Falmouth from a big city

29 January 2024

Moving from a big city to a seaside town after living in London for most of my life felt a lot smoot...

Relocating to Falmouth from a big city
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Moving from a city to a seaside town

29 January 2024

I’d best describe the shift from living in a city to living in Falmouth, as moving from hustle and...

Moving from a city to a seaside town

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Students walking outside accommodation

Wed 24 Apr 2024

17:30 - 18:30

Parents & Carers: Accommodation Webinar

Online

This session is a great way to find out more about the kinds of accommodation options available as w...

Parents & Carers: Accommodation Webinar
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Wed 24 Apr 2024

18:00 - 19:00

BA(Hons) Visual Communication (Online) Taster Session

Online

Join the BA Visual Communication (Online) Taster Session to get an insight into the degree.

BA(Hons) Visual Communication (Online) Taster Session
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Indie Game Controllers

Thu 25 Apr 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MA Indie Game Development (Online) Masterclass

Online

Join our Module Leader, Matty McGrory on this Masterclass, explaining the different roles that come ...

MA Indie Game Development (Online) Masterclass
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Sustainable fashion laptop and work

Thu 25 Apr 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MA Sustainable Fashion (Online) Masterclass

Online

Join Sustainable Fashion MA (Online) Module Tutor, Aniela Fidler Wieruszewska, for a Masterclass exp...

MA Sustainable Fashion (Online) Masterclass
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ArtsCentre Kizamba Holding Image Spring 2024

Sat 27 Apr 2024

Performance starts at 19:30

Kizamba

In-person

Kizamba is Cornwall’s premier Latin & Afro-Caribbean good vibes band. Since 2021, these talented m...

Kizamba
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Photography lecturer using camera equipment

Mon 29 Apr 2024

14:00 - 15:00

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Taster Session

Online

Join the BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Taster Session to get an insight into the degree. 

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Taster Session
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Comedy Writing Ma 2022

Mon 29 Apr 2024

18:00 - 19:00

Comedy Writing MA (Online) - Masterclass

Online

In this MA Comedy Writing Masterclass, Simon Nicholls will explore comedy character development – ...

Comedy Writing MA (Online) - Masterclass
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Business & Marketing online 2024

Tue 30 Apr 2024

12:00 - 13:00

MA Marketing and Digital Communications (Online) Masterclass

Online

Discover everything you need to know about MA Marketing and Digital Communications (Online). 

MA Marketing and Digital Communications (Online) Masterclass
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Students chatting in Woodlane Campus gardens

Tue 30 Apr 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Employability Support Webinar

Online

Join our online session discussing what employability support there is available at Falmouth Univers...

Employability Support Webinar
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Wed 01 May 2024

09:00 - 10:00

MA Prosthetic Effects Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

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

MA Prosthetic Effects Course Overview and Live Q&A
Theatre & Performance
Theatre & Performance

Wed 01 May 2024

15:00 - 16:00

BA(Hons) Theatre and Performance Masterclass

Online

This session will give you a dynamic insight into our performance training programme including train...

BA(Hons) Theatre and Performance Masterclass
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Robotics student working on project in workshop

Wed 01 May 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance Webinar

Online

We know that understanding how student loans work can seem intimidating and often off-putting so in ...

Student Finance Webinar
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ArtsCentre Bradley Burchill Summer 2024

Tue 07 May 2024

Doors open 11:50, performance starts at 12:00

Bradley Burchill

In-person

Solo performer Bradley Burchill uses vocals and electric guitar to express his songwriting with raw ...

Bradley Burchill
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ArtsCentre Archie Morris Summer 2024

Tue 07 May 2024

Doors open 13:50, performance starts at 14:00

Archie Morris presents ‘Students Of Sound’ and ‘Silk Talk’

In-person

Entering the world of podcasting and audio entertainment, Archie Morris showcases a highlight reel o...

Archie Morris presents ‘Students Of Sound’ and ‘Silk Talk’
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ArtsCentre Matt Gill Summer 2024

Tue 07 May 2024

Doors open 14:50, performance starts at 15:00

Sailor

In-person

Bringing in the sound of new era Hip Hop Music, through the lens of melodical rap, pushing forwards ...

Sailor
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ArtsCentre Polar Snare Summer 2024

Tue 07 May 2024

Doors open 16:50, performance starts at 17:00

POLAR SNARE

In-person

Discover Falmouth’s Indie Funk Band: Polar Snare.

POLAR SNARE
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ArtsCentre Abigail Macneal Summer 2024

Tue 07 May 2024

Doors open 17:20, performance starts at 17:30

Abby Mac

In-person

Abby Mac is a solo pop singer/songwriter from San Diego, California.

Abby Mac
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Creative Writing online 2024

Tue 07 May 2024

18:00 - 19:00

BA Creative Writing (Online) Taster Session

Online

Join the BA Creative Writing (Online) Taster Session to get an insight into the degree.

BA Creative Writing (Online) Taster Session
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ArtsCentre Adrian Buchelt Summer 2024

Tue 07 May 2024

Doors open 18:50, performance starts at 19:00

[rituals]

In-person

Ethereal nihilistic multi-media installation-performance ritual dance in the abyss between dark and ...

[rituals]
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ArtsCentre Jack Simpson Ben Hope Summer 2024

Tue 07 May 2024

Doors open 20:20, performance starts at 20:30

PJamz Productions – The Portfolio Live

In-person

Witness a live musical collaboration with talented artists PJamz have worked with.

PJamz Productions – The Portfolio Live