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

Find out everything you need to know about living and studying at Falmouth.

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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 students
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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
Students playing table tennis on Falmouth campus.
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
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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
UX Design
UX Design

Wed 26 Jun 2024

18:00 - 19:00

Virtual Open Event: Online postgraduate degrees

Online

Join our friendly Course Advisors to discover how you can create in your own time and space with our...

Virtual Open Event: Online postgraduate degrees
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Falmouth campus students under fern

Wed 03 Jul 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
Falmouth University students discussing work on boards in a studio.
BA(Hons) Fashion Marketing - Students with Boards

Wed 03 Jul 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Preparing for University: Leaving Home

Online

Join us for tips and discussions on everything you need to know ahead of leaving home.

Preparing for University: Leaving Home
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Graduate career advice from alumni

Wed 10 Jul 2024

12:30 - 13:30

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
Student Funding 2016 2

Wed 17 Jul 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
Library facilities
Library facilities

Wed 17 Jul 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
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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
Courtyard at Tuke House halls of residence
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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
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The Sidings accommodation tour

The Sidings offers student accommodation in self-contained single occupancy studio flats and shared flats.

The Sidings accommodation tour
Exterior view of Packsaddle student accommodation at Falmouth University
Packsaddle exterior

Packsaddle Hill accommodation tour

Packsaddle Hill offers a combination of single studios and shared flats. Each shared flat contains six, seven or eight bedrooms with 3/4 double beds, a full equipped kitchen and a communal area.

Packsaddle Hill accommodation tour
Falmouth University accommodation building exterior
Carrick View accommodation 1

Carrick View accommodation tour

Carrick view is located a ten-minute walk from Falmouth town centre and fifteen-minute walk from Falmouth Campus. Students can use nearby Penmere train station and bus stops to travel to Penryn campus.

Carrick View accommodation tour
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Maritime Studios accommodation tour

Maritime Studios is located close to the world-famous Falmouth docks and marina with spectacular panoramic sea views. 

Maritime Studios accommodation 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
Blue signpost on Penryn Campus with trees and path
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
Students sit and read on the grass outside the Stannary
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
Lot's of students hanging out on the grass at Penryn campus.
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 will help you: 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 will help you: making your finances stretch!
MA Graphic Design students chatting around a table
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

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.

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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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