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Student stories

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Students walking down Falmouth high street

My favourite spots in Falmouth to hangout

09 July 2024

During the summer, my friends and I enjoy going to Gylly beach. We usually bring cards, a volleyball...

My favourite spots in Falmouth to hangout
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My favourite hang out spots in Falmouth and Penryn

09 July 2024

As a new student, you’re in for a treat. Falmouth is brimming with fantastic spots to eat, relax a...

My favourite hang out spots in Falmouth and Penryn
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Open day father daughter art illustration exhibition

What is the Student Mentor Scheme?

09 July 2024

Starting university can be a daunting and nervous time, but rest assured there is plenty of support ...

What is the Student Mentor Scheme?
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My advice for working part-time alongside your studies

08 July 2024

While you're studying, working part-time may be something you're thinking about doing to earn a bit ...

My advice for working part-time alongside your studies
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Masterclass acting and theatre speaker 2

Working part-time alongside your studies

08 July 2024

Hi, I'm Zoe and I am currently studying on the BA(Hons) Acting degree at Falmouth Uni.

Working part-time alongside your studies
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What to expect from your first week at Falmouth

08 July 2024

If you have received an offer from Falmouth, then you're probably getting to that point where you're...

What to expect from your first week at Falmouth
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Student Life

What to expect in your first week at Falmouth

08 July 2024

Despite all the preparation over the summer, the main thing that made me feel like I had officially ...

What to expect in your first week at Falmouth
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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
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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: 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: 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
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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?

Upcoming events

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Creative Writing online 2024

Wed 24 Jul 2024

12:30 - 13:30

MA Creative Events Management (Online) Course Overview

Online

Discover everything you need to know about MA Creative Events Management (Online) at Falmouth Unive...

MA Creative Events Management (Online) Course Overview
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Business & Marketing online 2024

Tue 06 Aug 2024

12:30 - 13:30

MA Marketing and Digital Communications (Online) Course Overview and Q&A

Online

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

MA Marketing and Digital Communications (Online) Course Overview and Q&A
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Work by Noah Frear

Thu 08 Aug 2024

12:00 - 13:00

MA Illustration (Online) Masterclass

Online

Our Masterclasses give you an opportunity to hear from our academic experts on a wide range of hot i...

MA Illustration (Online) Masterclass
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Marketing MSc

Thu 08 Aug 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Virtual Twilight Tea: In conversation with our students

Online

Grab your teapot and join our online students for an informal chat about their experiences of studyi...

Virtual Twilight Tea: In conversation with our students
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User Experience Design Ma 2022

Tue 13 Aug 2024

18:30 - 19:30

MA User Experience Design (Online) Masterclass

Online

Our Masterclasses give you an opportunity to hear from our academic experts on a wide range of hot i...

MA User Experience Design (Online) Masterclass
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Students chatting in Woodlane Campus gardens

Fri 16 Aug 2024

12:00 - 13:00

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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SoFT film shoot

Mon 19 Aug 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MA Film & Television (Online) Masterclass

Online

Our Masterclasses give you an opportunity to hear from our academic experts on a wide range of hot i...

MA Film & Television (Online) Masterclass
Comedy Writing Ma 2022
Comedy Writing Ma 2022

Mon 19 Aug 2024

18:00 - 19:00

Comedy Writing MA (Online) - Masterclass

Online

Our Masterclasses give you an opportunity to hear from our academic experts on a wide range of hot i...

Comedy Writing MA (Online) - Masterclass
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Interior Design online 2024

Mon 19 Aug 2024

18:30 - 19:30

Graphic Design MA (Online) Masterclass

Online

In this MA Graphic Design (Online) Masterclass, you'll hear from Ben James, Lecturer on our MA Graph...

Graphic Design MA (Online) Masterclass
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Education MA

Tue 20 Aug 2024

12:00 - 13:00

MA Creative Events Management (Online) Masterclass

Online

In this MA Creative Events Management (Online) Masterclass, you'll hear from Chantal Laws, Course Le...

MA Creative Events Management (Online) Masterclass
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UX Design

Tue 20 Aug 2024

12:00 - 13:00

MA Photography (Online) Masterclass

Online

Our Masterclasses give you an opportunity to hear from our academic experts on a wide range of hot i...

MA Photography (Online) Masterclass
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Fine art student in studio

Tue 20 Aug 2024

12:00 - 13:00

MA Fine Art (Online) Masterclass

Online

Our Masterclasses give you an opportunity to hear from our academic experts on a wide range of hot i...

MA Fine Art (Online) Masterclass
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Journalism and Creative Writing 1

Wed 21 Aug 2024

12:00 - 13:00

MA Writing for Script & Screen (Online) Masterclass

Online

Our Masterclasses give you an opportunity to hear from our academic experts on a wide range of hot i...

MA Writing for Script & Screen (Online) Masterclass
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MA Communication Design - Luke Tonge crop

Wed 21 Aug 2024

12:30 - 13:30

PGCHE (Online) Masterclass

In this PGCHE (Online) Masterclass, you'll hear from Andy Peisley, Course Leader for our PGCHE (Onli...

PGCHE (Online) Masterclass
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Indie Game Controllers

Thu 22 Aug 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MA Indie Game Development Masterclass

Online

Our Masterclasses give you an opportunity to hear from our academic experts on a wide range of hot i...

MA Indie Game Development Masterclass
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Sustainable fashion laptop and work

Thu 22 Aug 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MA Sustainable Fashion (Online) Masterclass

Online

In this MA Sustainable Fashion (Online) Masterclass, you'll hear from our academics from our MA Sust...

MA Sustainable Fashion (Online) Masterclass
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Employability talk Tommy Hilfiger

Wed 04 Sep 2024

This conference runs from 4 - 6 September.

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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ArtsCentre Cuban Salsa Course Spring 2024

Wed 02 Oct 2024

Various dates, please see event listing

Cuban Salsa Dance Course for Adult Improvers

In-person

If you have already discovered the joy of salsa dancing and now wish to build upon the basics, this ...

Cuban Salsa Dance Course for Adult Improvers
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Wed 02 Oct 2024

Doors open 20:00, event starts 20:30

The Comedy Network: Bella Hull, Will Owen and Tom Glover

In-person

Gather your friends, grab a drink from the bar and enjoy laugh out loud comedy from some of the hott...

The Comedy Network: Bella Hull, Will Owen and Tom Glover
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ArtsCentre Adult Ballet Classes Autumn 2024

Sat 05 Oct 2024

Multiple dates, please see course details

Adult Beginners Ballet: Short Course

In-person

A block of classes aimed at Beginners to learn the fundamentals of Classical Ballet Technique. Come ...

Adult Beginners Ballet: Short Course