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Student stories

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Anita Majid 6

Credit: Anita Majid

Why I chose to study Visual Communication online

17 June 2024

I'm Anita, a 24 year-old Iranian woman currently in my third year of study on Falmouth's online BA i...

Why I chose to study Visual Communication online
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Penryn campus sign

How to save money while studying at Falmouth

11 June 2024

I’ve studied and lived in Falmouth for the past three years, in this blog post I’ll share some m...

How to save money while studying at Falmouth
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Students on grass

Making the transition from school to University

10 June 2024

Going to university can feel like a really big and scary step in your life. For many young people, u...

Making the transition from school to University
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Falmouth Town square

My experience settling in at Falmouth

10 June 2024

We are quickly approaching the start of a new year at Falmouth University, meaning that thousands of...

My experience settling in at Falmouth
Falmouth Town Photo Credit Lee Stephens
Falmouth Town Photo Credit Lee Stephens
Credit: Lee Stephens

My top 5 tips for settling in at Falmouth

10 June 2024

Before coming to Falmouth, when enrolling online there is more information given to you, so do keep ...

My top 5 tips for settling in at Falmouth
Lot's of students hanging out on the grass at Penryn campus.
Penryn campus group of students on grass

Transitioning from school to University

10 June 2024

For those of us just beginning or making our way through our uni years, it can regularly feel diffic...

Transitioning from school to University
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Fox Hill cafe

Falmouth Town will help you: making your finances stretch!

10 June 2024

For those of us just beginning or making our way through our uni years, it can regularly feel diffic...

Falmouth Town will help you: making your finances stretch!
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Postgraduate students around a desk

Why I chose to study my master’s at Falmouth University

29 May 2024

I first moved to Falmouth in 2020, to study for my undergraduate degree - Popular Music BA. As my de...

Why I chose to study my master’s at Falmouth University
A woman sat at a desk drawing
Ivana Cicchelli

Image courtesy of Ivana Cicchelli, 2020

The story of a journey: from creating products to creating interiors

28 May 2024

My name is Ivana Cicchelli, and I am a Creative Director. So, why did I choose to dive into studying...

The story of a journey: from creating products to creating interiors
Study Abroad

The suitcase is unpacked. Now, how can you make the most of your semester abroad?

24 May 2024

Over my last two blog posts, I’ve discussed the initial stages of deciding whether an exchange is ...

The suitcase is unpacked. Now, how can you make the most of your semester abroad?
Study Abroad

From flights to flip-flops: Arranging your semester abroad

24 May 2024

In my last post, I discussed the initial stages of applying to study abroad, including knowing your ...

From flights to flip-flops: Arranging your semester abroad
Study Abroad

Thinking about studying abroad? Here’s what you should consider before applying

24 May 2024

Sitting on a beach, travelling during the holidays and meeting friends from all over the world – s...

Thinking about studying abroad? Here’s what you should consider before applying
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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
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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

Upcoming events

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Student life

Wed 19 Jun 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Student Support and Accessibility Webinar

Online

Find out more about what student support and accessibility support is available to you.

Student Support and Accessibility Webinar
International students main

Thu 20 Jun 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
Business Entrepreneurship students
Business Entrepreneurship_Main

Thu 20 Jun 2024

12:30 - 13:30

BSc Business & Marketing (online) - Course Overview and Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about BSc Business & Marketing (online) at Falmouth Universit...

BSc Business & Marketing (online) - Course Overview and Q&A
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New Students 7

Wed 26 Jun 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Preparing for University: Cook-a-long

Online

Join our live cook-a-long to find out tips and tricks for eating well on a budget.

Preparing for University: Cook-a-long
Students playing table tennis on Falmouth campus.
Falmouth campus ping pong

Wed 26 Jun 2024

16:00 - 17:00

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
UX Design
UX Design

Wed 26 Jun 2024

18:00 - 19:00

Virtual Open Event: Online postgraduate degrees

Online

Join our friendly Course Advisors to discover how you can create in your own time and space with our...

Virtual Open Event: Online postgraduate degrees
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Falmouth campus comms building

Tue 02 Jul 2024

This is a three-day conference beginning on 2 July and ending on 4 July.

Sex, Scandal and Sensation | Dark Economies Conference

In-person

In 2014 Falmouth University hosted the hugely successful Haunted Landscapes conference, which was fo...

Sex, Scandal and Sensation | Dark Economies Conference
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Falmouth campus students under fern

Wed 03 Jul 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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BA(Hons) Fashion Marketing - Students with Boards

Wed 03 Jul 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Preparing for University: Leaving Home

Online

Join us for tips and discussions on everything you need to know ahead of leaving home.

Preparing for University: Leaving Home
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ArtsCentre NYDC Wall Oona Doherty Summer 2024

Sun 07 Jul 2024

Doors open 19:15, performance starts at 19:30

National Youth Dance Company / Oona Doherty: Wall

In-person

Oona Doherty joins NYDC as guest artistic director for 23/24, working with some of the most exciting...

National Youth Dance Company / Oona Doherty: Wall
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Interior Design online 2024

Mon 08 Jul 2024

12:00 - 13:00

MA Graphic Design (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about Graphic Design MA(Online) at Falmouth University. Join o...

MA Graphic Design (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A
Dress

Tue 09 Jul 2024

9 - 11 July 2024

Dress Devolution 2 conference

In-person

The conference is supported by the Fashion and Textiles Institute at Falmouth University and will ta...

Dress Devolution 2 conference
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Graduate career advice from alumni

Wed 10 Jul 2024

12:30 - 13:30

Undergraduate Online Application Support Event

Online

Join our Course Advisors to discover how studying an online undergraduate degree can fit with your p...

Undergraduate Online Application Support Event
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ArtsCentre YP Classes Summer Show Summer 2024

Sat 13 Jul 2024

Various dates, please see event listing

AMATA Classes Summer Show 2024: We Draw

In-person

This year's summer show is titled 'We Draw'.

AMATA Classes Summer Show 2024: We Draw
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Illustration online 2024

Mon 15 Jul 2024

12:30 -13:30

MA Illustration (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about Illustration MA(Online) at Falmouth University. Join on ...

MA Illustration (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A
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Business & Marketing (online) - 2023

Mon 15 Jul 2024

12:30 - 13:30

MA Writing for Script & Screen (Online) Course Overview & Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about Writing for Script & Screen MA (Online) at Falmouth Unive...

MA Writing for Script & Screen (Online) Course Overview & Q&A
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Fine Art Ella Squirrel student work
Work by Ella Squirrel

Mon 15 Jul 2024

17:00 - 18:00

MA Fine Art (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about MA Fine Art (Online) at Falmouth University.

MA Fine Art (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A
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Comedy Writing Ma 2022

Mon 15 Jul 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MA Comedy Writing - Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about MA Comedy Writing (Online) at Falmouth University. 

MA Comedy Writing - Course Overview and Live Q&A
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School of Film & Television 7 - Runner

Mon 15 Jul 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MA Film & Television (Online) Course Overview and Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about MA Film & Television (Online) with Falmouth University. 

MA Film & Television (Online) Course Overview and Q&A
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Online study 4

Tue 16 Jul 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MA User Experience Design (online) Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about our part-time, online MA User Experience Design course at...

MA User Experience Design (online) Course Overview and Live Q&A