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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Falmouth staff at table

Wed 25 May 2022

12:00 - 13:00

Budgeting for International Students

Applying

In this session we'll give you a short overview of things and costs to consider when budgeting for y...

Budgeting for International Students
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Wed 01 Jun 2022

15:00 - 16:00

Instagram Q&A: Accommodation

Accommodation

Join Course Advisor, Jessica, as she sheds some light on all your questions about student accommodat...

Instagram Q&A: Accommodation
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The Sustainability Café is located on the first floor of the Stannary extension

Mon 06 Jun 2022

16:00 - 17:00

Applying to University

Applying

This is a session for students who think they might want to go to university but want to find out mo...

Applying to University
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Mon 13 Jun 2022

12:00 - 13:30

Sustainable Product Design Workshop

Applying

This workshop is for anyone interested in studying a Sustainable Product Design at an undergraduate ...

Sustainable Product Design Workshop
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Falmouth atrium 2

Tue 14 Jun 2022

16:00 - 17:00

Moving to Falmouth

Applying

Moving away to go to university can feel like a big step, especially if that university is quite a l...

Moving to Falmouth
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Wed 15 Jun 2022

12:00 - 13:00

Moving to Falmouth as an International Student

Applying

Join this session to hear from our current international students about why they chose to move to Fa...

Moving to Falmouth as an International Student
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Lighthouse school of communication students

Thu 16 Jun 2022

18:00 - 19:00

MA Journalism Masterclass - A beginner's guide to travel writing

Applying

MA Journalism Masterclass - A beginner's guide to travel writing
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Students walking on Falmouth campus

Tue 21 Jun 2022

12:00 - 13:00

Budgeting for International Students

Applying

In this session we'll give you a short overview of things and costs to consider when budgeting for y...

Budgeting for International Students
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Creative advertising student at laptop

Wed 22 Jun 2022

12:00 - 13:00

Visa, Fees & Scholarships

Applying

In this session we will remind you about the visa process in general and give you general guidance.

Visa, Fees & Scholarships
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Online student at laptop by window

Wed 06 Jul 2022

16:00 - 17:00

Personal Statement Advice

Applying

In this session we’ll go through some tips and tricks for making your statement stand out, look at...

Personal Statement Advice
Student life Falmouth town students at table

Wed 13 Jul 2022

12:00 - 13:00

Moving to Falmouth as an International Student

Applying

Join this session to hear from our current international students about why they chose to move to Fa...

Moving to Falmouth as an International Student
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On the pier, Falmouth

Thu 14 Jul 2022

12:00 - 13:00

Budgeting for International Students

Applying

In this session we'll give you a short overview of things and costs to consider when budgeting for y...

Budgeting for International Students

Our 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
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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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Living in Tuke House, Falmouth

17 May 2022

Tuke House is right in the centre of Falmouth. Fine Art student Hannah is here to tell you all about...

Living in Tuke House, Falmouth
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Online Study

Exam time tips from the Falmouth community

13 May 2022

It's that time of year. Exams are coming, and revision is in full swing. We know that exams can be d...

Exam time tips from the Falmouth community
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Interior Design room

9 Best interior design Instagram accounts to follow

08 April 2022

Ashley shares nine of his favourite interior design Instagram accounts to take your feed to new heig...

9 Best interior design Instagram accounts to follow
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Ocean View room tour

06 April 2022

Watch Violet's video tour of her accommodation at Ocean View.

Ocean View room tour
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Glasney Student Village Room Tour | Student Accommodation at Falmouth University

Glasney Student Village shared room tour

06 April 2022

Watch Winston's video tour of his shared room in Glasney Student Village.

Glasney Student Village shared room tour
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Olivia Dias Bagott UX Design student

A career shift in progress: From Brand Design to UX Design

28 March 2022

User Experience Design MA (Online) student, Olivia, explains why she chose to pursue a career shift ...

A career shift in progress: From Brand Design to UX Design
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Students working together

What it's really like to have a roommate at uni

17 March 2022

At first, I was nervous about sharing a room at uni, but there are some surprising upsides... Ove...

What it's really like to have a roommate at uni
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Spencer Hogg, Overhang, 2019.

5 things you need to know about the Arte Povera movement

17 March 2022

MA Fine Art (Online) student Spencer Hogg tells us about an art movement which inspired him to begin...

5 things you need to know about the Arte Povera movement
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Why I chose to study Graphic Design

08 March 2022

What I enjoy about Graphic Design at Falmouth is the celebration of creativity. Students are encoura...

Why I chose to study Graphic Design
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Why I chose to study Business

08 March 2022

I knew that I wanted to study Business at university - I just didn’t know where.

Why I chose to study Business

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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