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Student stories

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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

Club, 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. ...

Club, Societies and Student Life at Falmouth
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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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Fashion Photography student taking photo in studio

How you can make industry connections while studying at Falmouth

24 January 2024

Moving to a University that is based in a small seaside town, such as Falmouth, may leave you wonder...

How you can make industry connections while studying at Falmouth
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Building industry connections while studying at Falmouth

24 January 2024

As a student, making industry connections is so important and throughout my time at Falmouth Univers...

Building industry connections while studying at Falmouth
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A week in the life of a Falmouth Illustration BA(Hons) student

23 January 2024

Tom shares what a typical week could look like as an Illustration student.

A week in the life of a Falmouth Illustration BA(Hons) student
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Lucy Morris

Why I chose to study a Photography degree online

18 January 2024

Photography BA(Hons) (Online) student Lucy talks about how joining Falmouth's online community is he...

Why I chose to study a Photography degree online
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School Of Communication graphic design studio

Why I chose to study Graphic Design at Falmouth

09 January 2024

Applying to university can be a difficult decision! Deciding where and what to study, you might feel...

Why I chose to study Graphic Design at Falmouth
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Computing for Games cannon controller

Why I chose to study a Computing course at Falmouth

02 January 2024

When searching for a university, Falmouth caught my attention right away; university in a seaside to...

Why I chose to study a Computing course at Falmouth
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Why I chose to study Textile Design at Falmouth

20 December 2023

Hey there, I’m Meg, a current third year Textile Design student at Falmouth. In this blog, I’ll ...

Why I chose to study Textile Design at Falmouth
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Why I chose to study Television at Falmouth

19 December 2023

Hey! I’m Cosmo and I’m a third year Television (now Television & Film Production) student at Fal...

Why I chose to study Television at Falmouth
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Work by Noah Frear

Why I chose to study Illustration at Falmouth

18 December 2023

So, you’re thinking about where to go to university for Illustration, it’s a popular course at a...

Why I chose to study Illustration at Falmouth
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Why I chose to study Acting BA(Hons) at Falmouth

18 December 2023

Acting student Rebecca talks about why she chose to study acting and why Falmouth was the right Univ...

Why I chose to study Acting BA(Hons) at Falmouth
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Dance and Choreography

My time studying Dance & Choreography BA(Hons) at Falmouth University

14 December 2023

Graduate Dorka Zatonyi shares their experience of life at Falmouth.

My time studying Dance & Choreography BA(Hons) at Falmouth University
Kate Bannister Marine & Natural History Photography student
Kate Bannister Marine & Natural History Photography student

Why I chose to study Marine & Natural History Photography at Falmouth University

14 December 2023

Falmouth is the perfect location to study Marine and Natural History Photography as it is surrounded...

Why I chose to study Marine & Natural History Photography at Falmouth University
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Stannary - Penryn Campus

Why I chose to study a Business Course at Falmouth University

13 December 2023

Joining Cornwall Business School has truly transformed my university experience, exceeding my initia...

Why I chose to study a Business Course at Falmouth University
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What's it like to study at a creative University

13 December 2023

As I reflect on the past year and a half I’ve spent studying at Falmouth University, I feel compel...

What's it like to study at a creative University
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Interior Design online 2024

My online interview with Falmouth

13 December 2023

In this blog post, I will highlight my experience of an online interview and hopefully help you with...

My online interview with Falmouth

Upcoming events

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Business Marketing: Harnessing Its Power for Business Growth

Wed 21 Feb 2024

18:00 - 19:00

Virtual Open Event: Online undergraduate degrees

Online

Join our friendly Course Advisors to find out how you can create and innovate in your own time and s...

Virtual Open Event: Online undergraduate degrees
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ArtsCentre 50 Years of Creativity 02 Spring 2024

Fri 23 Feb 2024

Networking from 17:30, event starts at 18:30

50 Years of Creativity

In-person

Animator, director and producer Peter Lord OBE is also Co-Founder and Creative Director of Aardman, ...

50 Years of Creativity
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ArtsCentre SU Showcase 2024 Spring 2024

Sat 24 Feb 2024

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

SU Performing Arts Showcase 2024

In-person

Come and support The Falmouth and Exeter Students' Union performing arts societies as they showcase ...

SU Performing Arts Showcase 2024
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Open day father daughter art illustration exhibition

Wed 28 Feb 2024

17:30 - 18:30

Parents & Carers: Student Finance Webinar

Online

In this session we’ll break it down for you, give a clear overview of how the system works for UK ...

Parents & Carers: Student Finance Webinar
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Wed 28 Feb 2024

18:00 - 19:00

Virtual Open Event: Postgraduate Online

Online

Join our friendly Course Advisors to find out how you can create and innovate from anywhere in the w...

Virtual Open Event: Postgraduate Online
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Thu 29 Feb 2024

09:30 - 13:00

Social Media Mastery: Engaging Your Audience and Crafting Impactful Content

In-person

Welcome to the start of dedicated business support sessions from Falmouth University: the Launchpad ...

Social Media Mastery: Engaging Your Audience and Crafting Impactful Content
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ArtsCentre Mapdance 2024 Holding Image Spring 2024

Sat 02 Mar 2024

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

Mapdance 2024

In-person

The University of Chichester’s MA touring company, mapdance 2023, offers an enticingly varied set ...

Mapdance 2024
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MA Creative Writing

Mon 04 Mar 2024

18:00 - 19:00

BA Creative Writing (Online) Unibuddy Live chat Q&A

Online

This is an online drop-in Q&A session on 4 March 2024 focusing on application support for the BA Cre...

BA Creative Writing (Online) Unibuddy Live chat Q&A
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Falmouth Business School - Student

Tue 05 Mar 2024

12:30 - 13:30

BSc Business & Marketing (online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

Join this online drop in Q&A session to get your questions answered in a live text session.

BSc Business & Marketing (online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
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Illustration - 2023

Wed 06 Mar 2024

13:00 - 14:00

BA Illustration (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

At this online live chat Q&A, get your questions answered by BA Illustration (Online) Course Leader,...

BA Illustration (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
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Wed 06 Mar 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance Webinar

Online

In this session on 6 March 2024 we’ll break it down for you, give a clear overview of how the syst...

Student Finance Webinar
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Camera And Laptop Online

Wed 06 Mar 2024

18:00 - 19:00

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

At this online live chat Q&A, get your questions answered by the accelerated BA(Hons) Photography (O...

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
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ArtsCentre Cuban Salsa Course Spring 2024

Wed 06 Mar 2024

Various dates, see below for information

Cuban Salsa Course for Adult Beginners

In-person

Join our 4-week salsa dance course where you'll master the fundamental footwork and rhythms of Cuban...

Cuban Salsa Course for Adult Beginners
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ArtsCentre Comedy Network Brand

Wed 06 Mar 2024

Doors open 20:00, event starts at 20:30

The Comedy Network: Thor Stenhaug, Mary O'Connell & Tom Glover

In-person

Come and unwind after a stressful week at one of our monthly comedy clubs. Gather your friends, grab...

The Comedy Network: Thor Stenhaug, Mary O'Connell & Tom Glover
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Online Study

Thu 07 Mar 2024

13:00 - 14:00

BA Interior Design (online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

Join this online drop in Q&A session to get your questions answered in a live text session.

BA Interior Design (online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
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ArtsCentre May Contain Food Spring 2024

Sat 09 Mar 2024

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

Protein: May Contain Food, May Contain You

In-person

Transforming the AMATA Arts Centre into a restaurant, you are invited to bring your own food (someth...

Protein: May Contain Food, May Contain You
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ArtsCentre Pippin Spring 2024

Tue 12 Mar 2024

Various dates, please see event listing

Pippin

In-person

Join us as our troupe of performers, led by the cunning and crafty Leading Players, take you on Pipp...

Pippin
Falmouth University students sat on the terrace at Gylly Beach Cafe with the sea in the background
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Tue 12 Mar 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Money Management Masterclass

Online

An online masterclass on how to budget and manage your money effectively while studying at universit...

Money Management Masterclass
Mike Nelson

Tue 12 Mar 2024

17:00 - 19:00

Public talk: Mike Nelson

In-person

Celebrated British artist Mike Nelson will visit Falmouth University to give a talk about his practi...

Public talk: Mike Nelson
Creative Advertising taster session
Creative Advertising taster session

Wed 13 Mar 2024

10:00 - 11:00

An introduction to MA Creative Advertising

Online

Discover everything you need to know about our Postgraduate Creative Advertising MA at Falmouth Univ...

An introduction to MA Creative Advertising