Coronavirus Advice & Guidance
Our campuses are closed and all courses are being taught online. But rest assured, our academic, professional services and support staff are still here for you.
The health and wellbeing of our campus community is always our priority. As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and government advice, all Falmouth University buildings are closed.
We will continue to keep all staff and students informed via their University email account and the intranet pages.
Please be assured that we are working diligently to ensure that our students' education is not adversely impacted. The decision to close our campus buildings and end face-to-face teaching has been made in accordance with the strict Government advice issued on 23 March. Each academic department will continue to communicate changes in delivery and assessment directly to students.
We thank our campus community for their ongoing cooperation and resilience and ask that we all continue to support one another in these unique times.
Supporting our community
The spirit of Falmouth is not contained within our walls. So from online musical collaborations to virtual guest lectures and university-wide creative challenges, explore how our community is keeping creative, connected and courageous.Find out more
Advice for current students
Our student community is very important to us and that's why we are looking forward to welcoming back our current students in September 2020. While we are doing everything we can to limit the potential impact of the Coronavirus pandemic and do not currently have plans to change our start dates, this is a constantly evolving situation.
We are continually assessing the advice and guidance that's being provided to the public and Higher Education providers. If we have to make any changes to the start of our term, we will notify you as soon as possible. You can check for updates on the intranet pages and we will also email all students.
Advice for applicants
We're looking forward to welcoming you to our community. We know you may have lots of questions regarding your application including questions around interviews, auditions, exams & qualifications, visas and accommodation. Head to our Applicant Advice page to find information around all these key topics.Get application advice
Do you have an application query?
We're here to support you as usual and you can contact us in the following ways Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
T: +44 (0)1326 213730
WhatsApp: +44 (0)1212 852937
SMS: +44 (0)1277 420398
As of 10 May, the latest government advice is we can all help control the virus if we all stay alert.
This means you must:
- Stay home as much as possible
- Work from home if you can
- Limit contact with other people
- Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
- Wash your hands regularly
Read the latest government advice on Gov.UK website.
What to do if you have coronavirus symptoms
- A high temperature – this means you feel hot to the touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature).
- A new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual).
To protect others, stay at home and DO NOT go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
Read the latest health advice from the NHS.
Things you can do to stop the infection spreading
Official government advice is that everyone needs to do what they can to stop coronavirus spreading.
- Wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds.
- Use hand sanitizer gel if soap and water are not available.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze.
- Put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands immediately.
- Stay 2 meters (3 steps) away from other people, if you need to go outside.