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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
The AMATA Arts Centre building on a sunny day
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

Upcoming events

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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
Penryn campus students outside exchange, sitting on grass
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
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Interior design students

Thu 13 Jun 2024

13:00 - 14:00

BA Interior Design (online) - Course Overview and Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about BA Interior Design (online) at Falmouth University.

BA Interior Design (online) - Course Overview and Q&A
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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_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
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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