Virtual Experience

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Welcome to virtual Falmouth

You can experience Falmouth University and what it's like to study here on this Virtual Experience page.

Here you'll find a host of videos, images, virtual tours and student blogs to help you experience Falmouth from afar. Distance shouldn't be a reason to miss out on what our campuses have to offer, so get a real feel for what it's like to study and live in Cornwall right here.

Study at Falmouth
Get a glimpse into what it's like to study at Falmouth.

Virtual events

Our free online information sessions let you find out everything you need to know about living and studying at Falmouth University.

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SoCD graduate show students looking book

Wed 08 Feb 2023

16:00 - 17:00

Portfolio Advice

Online

In this session we’ll cover the basics for putting together a portfolio ready for interview.

Portfolio Advice
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Open day mother father daughter girl art illustration

Thu 16 Feb 2023

17:30 - 18:30

Parents & Carers: Finance

Online

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

Parents & Carers: Finance
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Wed 22 Feb 2023

18:00 - 19:00

Virtual Open Event: Online undergraduate degrees

Online

Join our Course Advisors to discover how studying one of our online undergraduate degrees can fit wi...

Virtual Open Event: Online undergraduate degrees
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Online Study

Wed 01 Mar 2023

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance

Online

We know that understanding how student loans work can seem intimidating and often off-putting so in ...

Student Finance
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FTI girl online

Wed 01 Mar 2023

18:00 - 19:00

Introduction to online postgraduate degrees at Falmouth University

Online

Join our Course Advisors to discover how studying one of our online undergraduate degrees can fit w...

Introduction to online postgraduate degrees at Falmouth University
Education Ma 2
Education Ma 2

Mon 13 Mar 2023

12:00 - 13:00

Masterclass: Education MA (Online)

Online

Join Course Leader Esther Cummins and Dr Beth Sennett on a masterclass in Education.

Masterclass: Education MA (Online)
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School of Film & Television 19 - Camera

Mon 20 Mar 2023

19:00 - 20:00

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

Online

Discover everything you need to know about our part-time, online MA Film & Television degree at Falm...

Film & Television MA (Online) Course Overview and Q&A
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Students walking down Falmouth high street

Wed 22 Mar 2023

16:00 - 17:00

Moving to Falmouth

Online

Join our webinar to hear from students from all over the UK about why they chose to move to Falmouth...

Moving to Falmouth
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Student Accommodation - surfboard
Glasney Student Village

Wed 29 Mar 2023

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance

Online

In this session we’ll give a clear overview of how the Student Finance system works for UK student...

Student Finance
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Tue 04 Apr 2023

14:00 - 15:00

Creative Careers

Online

This session seeks to challenge some of the stereotypical thinking around creative careers and help ...

Creative Careers
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Photography symposium portfolio reviews © Amara Eno
Photography symposium portfolio reviews © Amara Eno

Wed 05 Apr 2023

14:00 - 15:00

Portfolio Advice

Online

In this session we’ll cover the basics for putting together a portfolio ready for interview. We’...

Portfolio Advice
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Students

Thu 06 Apr 2023

14:00 - 15:00

Student Finance

Online

In this session we’ll give you a clear overview of how the Student Finance system works for UK stu...

Student Finance
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Beach group students talking

Tue 11 Apr 2023

14:00 - 15:00

Moving to Falmouth

Online

Join our webinar to hear from students from all over the UK about why they chose to move to Falmouth...

Moving to Falmouth
A father and daughter looking at an art exhibition at Falmouth University
Open day father daughter art illustration exhibition

Thu 13 Apr 2023

17:30 - 18:30

Parents & Carers: Starting University

Online

If your child is starting university in September, then this session is a great way to find out more...

Parents & Carers: Starting University
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SoFT film shoot

Tue 25 Apr 2023

18:00 - 19:00

Masterclass: Film & Television MA (Online)

Online

Join Course Leader Jem Mackay for a masterclass in Film & Television.

Masterclass: Film & Television MA (Online)
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Research Training Day 2018

Wed 03 May 2023

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance

Online

We know that understanding how student loans work can seem intimidating and often off-putting so in ...

Student Finance
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Falmouth atrium 2

Wed 07 Jun 2023

16:00 - 17:00

Moving to Falmouth

Online

Join our webinar to hear from students from all over the UK about why they chose to move to Falmouth...

Moving to Falmouth
Three Falmouth Business students looking at graphs
Business students sat on floor

Wed 19 Jul 2023

16:00 - 17:00

Personal Statement Advice

Online

Writing a strong personal statement is an important part of the application process for university. ...

Personal Statement Advice
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Virtual tour

Get a 360º feel for our facilities, accommodation, town and scenery in just a few clicks.

Our individual virtual tours

Discover our campuses and beautiful Cornwall

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Penryn Campus aerial shot wide

Our Virtual Tour

Jump right into the full virtual tour from here and get to know our two campuses and the surrounding areas.

Our Virtual Tour
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Glasney Student Village on the Penryn Campus

Penryn accommodation tour

With spectacular views over Falmouth, Penryn, the sea and surrounding countryside, we offer a range of accommodation options to suit a variety of needs.

Penryn accommodation tour
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Falmouth accommodation tour

Located in Falmouth town, close to shops, bars and the beaches. Falmouth Campus is a short walk away and there is convenient access to public transport to Penryn Campus.

Falmouth accommodation tour
Gylly Beach

Gylly beach tour

Discover the stunning Gylly beach and outlying Pendennis headland. A tropical paradise right here on the Cornish coast.

Gylly beach tour
A view of Penryn Campus from the air
Penryn Campus

Penryn Campus tour

Visit the Penryn Campus virtually and get to know the home of the Cornwall Business School, Fashion and Textiles Institute, the School of Film & Television, Games Academy, and more.

Penryn Campus tour
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Falmouth Campus Atrium. Photo Credit: Laura Bailey

Falmouth Campus tour

Visit our Falmouth Campus and find the homes of the School of Communication, Falmouth School of Art, and the School of Architecture Design & Interiors.

Falmouth Campus tour
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Eden Project Domes

Eden Project tour

Discover the Eden Project, one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions and where our Sustainable Festival Management and Sustainable Tourism Management students spend their final year.

Eden Project tour

Ask a student

What better way to get a real idea of what studying at Falmouth University is like than speaking to current students? From course details, facilities and the local area, to the social scene and settling in, our students are ready and available to answer any questions you might have.

Chat to a student now
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Studying at Falmouth

From Creative Virtual Reality to Journalism, Animation to Musical Theatre, Sustainable Festival Management to Game Art, studying at Falmouth means access to peerless facilities, industry connections and an unmatchable location. Watch our spotlight course videos below or explore our courses by clicking the button.

Explore our courses

Spotlight courses

BSc(Hons) Business & Entrepreneurship course film
BA(Hons) Creative Writing (Online)

Student life

From cliff-diving to mountain-biking, summer-time festivals and bookshops in pubs, life at Falmouth is a blend of all things creative and inspirational. Whether you join one of our many clubs and societies, explore the coastline or connect with our amazing creative community, you'll find endless ways to experience Cornwall outside of your studies. 

Discover life at Falmouth

Don't take our word for it

It's not about listening to what we have to say, we're already on-board with loving Falmouth. It's about hearing and reading the stories of the students who are here and immersed in the Falmouth experience. 

We've collected some great videos and stories by our current students for you to check out below and get a feel for real-life at Falmouth.

Life at Falmouth
A weekend in Cornwall
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Inge Hamersma

Becoming a specialist through online postgraduate study

27 January 2023

In this article, MA Marketing and Digital Communications (Online) student Inge shares how studying a...

Becoming a specialist through online postgraduate study
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How I turned a micro-internship into a lead role with a Cornish tech startup

06 January 2023

Nathan shares his journey from intern to content and brand marketing lead for a local tech startup.

How I turned a micro-internship into a lead role with a Cornish tech startup
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Top tips for online study

Top tips for studying online

12 December 2022

Online undergraduate student Blossom shares her top tips on how to maximise your time to get the mos...

Top tips for studying online
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The Cornish Bank - Performance

My top 5 favourite things about student life in Falmouth

07 December 2022

Sustainable Tourism Management BA(Hons) student Lucy shares her favourite things about student life ...

My top 5 favourite things about student life in Falmouth
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Lady Phyll colour version

Black History Month: Student Work

27 October 2022

Explore student work created during Black History Month 2022.

Black History Month: Student Work
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Cultural Immersion Programme: Seeing Sweden

20 September 2022

In this blog, Sustainable Tourism Management graduate Hannah shares her Cultural Immersion programme...

Cultural Immersion Programme: Seeing Sweden
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Cultural Immersion Florida Kayak

Cultural Immersion Programme: Experiencing Florida

20 September 2022

Marine & Natural History Photography student Shania shares her experience of visiting Florida, as pa...

Cultural Immersion Programme: Experiencing Florida
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Charlie Ruck - Skyscrapers

Cultural Immersion Programme: Visiting Malaysia

20 September 2022

Hear from student Charlie Ruck about his Cultural Immersion programme experience in Malaysia.

Cultural Immersion Programme: Visiting Malaysia
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Top Tips for Freshers’ Week

08 September 2022

Here are our top tips for Freshers’ Week to help you get your year off to a good start!

Top Tips for Freshers’ Week
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How to prepare for University

31 August 2022

Third year student, Alice, shares her top tips on how to prepare for university, including what to b...

How to prepare for University

Explore our accommodation

We offer a wide range of accomodation choices including self-contained studios and ensuite rooms within shared flats. Check out the different options now.

Explore accommodation

Take a look at our facilities

Our industry-standard spaces and facilities are built with your future in mind. With cutting-edge equipment and technology as well as professional performance venues and studios, you'll be ready to step straight into industry when you graduate.

View all facilities

Join us

If you like what you've seen and think Falmouth could be the place for you, why not read our application pages to find out just how soon you can become part of our community.

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