Our students enjoy a lifestyle a little beyond the ordinary.
From world-class beaches to delicious food, from a lively music and arts scene to a wild landscape like no other, Falmouth provides a truly unique student experience. Falmouth might not be a city, but when it comes to weird and wonderful events, festivals, activities and nights out, our vibrant creative community constantly pushes the boundaries of what a town can do.
From camping on the Lizard to sailing the open seas, here's how to explore Cornwall.
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Our creative community is spread across two campuses in neighbouring towns: Falmouth and Penryn. Each campus has professional-standard facilities, experienced staff and student support available. There are easy links between both campuses, and the course you choose will determine where you spend the majority of your time. Find out more on our dedicated campus pages.
Penryn Campus’s architectural innovation, outstanding facilities and state-of-the-art technology m...
Subtropical gardens and light-flooded studios make Falmouth Campus a haven for creative practice. ...
Get to know Falmouth
Fun days out in Cornwall on a budget
10 May 2023
If you’re thinking about joining Falmouth University, then discover what Falmouth and Cornwall has...
A guide to Falmouth nightlife
23 March 2023
Explore the top places for nightlife in Falmouth.
Best places to eat in Falmouth
31 August 2022
You’ll find a thriving foodie scene in Falmouth; from first-class fish and chips to independent re...
Best beaches near Falmouth
31 August 2022
Here are our top picks of the best beaches near Falmouth.
Our top 5 gardens near Falmouth
18 August 2022
Whether you’re a student seeking fresh air and new perspectives or you’re visiting Falmouth for ...
Creativity on the streets: Dark Pony Coffee
18 August 2022
Welcome to ‘Creativity on the streets’, a new series where we put the spotlight on individuals, ...
Journey to the Underland
09 July 2021
We caught up with the team behind The Chintz bar and new venue Underland – both situated in the Ol...
What our students say
Which student accommodation is right for me?
15 March 2023
Get insights from students about our range of university accommodation.
A Reader's Guide to Finding New LQBTQ+ YA Fiction | By Lewis Hughes
23 February 2023
Three ways to find new LGBTQ+ young adult books
Studying online as a neurodivergent student
20 February 2023
Creative Writing BA(Hons) (Online) student Daniel Whitaker shares his experiences studying online as...
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.
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...
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 ...
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!
Preparing for university as an international student
30 August 2022
Second-year international student Winston shares his top tips for preparing to join Falmouth Univers...
10 Fun and affordable things to do in Falmouth
14 October 2021
Every student living in Falmouth wants to find the best ways to spend their money; luckily there are...
The ultimate guide to a great Cornish summer
29 July 2021
Welcome to my ultimate guide to a great Cornish summer! Whether you’re a first-time visitor or an ...
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Study Abroad Exchanges
Get help planning and securing opportunities all over the world - whether it’s a semester, a year ...
RealWORKS Employability Service
Access career support and advice from RealWORKS from day one of your studies, right through to gradu...
Student Mentor Scheme
Falmouth's mentoring scheme matches second-year students with new first years, to help you settle in...
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