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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Open day father daughter art illustration exhibition

Wed 28 Feb 2024

17:30 - 18:30

Parents & Carers: Student Finance Webinar

Online

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

Parents & Carers: Student Finance Webinar
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FTI girl online

Wed 28 Feb 2024

18:00 - 19:00

Virtual Open Event: Postgraduate Online

Online

Join our friendly Course Advisors to find out how you can create and innovate from anywhere in the w...

Virtual Open Event: Postgraduate Online
Creative Writing MA students working outside
MA Creative Writing

Mon 04 Mar 2024

18:00 - 19:00

BA Creative Writing (Online) Unibuddy Live chat Q&A

Online

This is an online drop-in Q&A session on 4 March 2024 focusing on application support for the BA Cre...

BA Creative Writing (Online) Unibuddy Live chat Q&A
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Falmouth Business School - Student

Tue 05 Mar 2024

12:30 - 13:30

BSc Business & Marketing (online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

Join this online drop in Q&A session to get your questions answered in a live text session.

BSc Business & Marketing (online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
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Illustration - 2023

Wed 06 Mar 2024

13:00 - 14:00

BA Illustration (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

At this online live chat Q&A, get your questions answered by BA Illustration (Online) Course Leader,...

BA Illustration (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
Business students sat around a desk, taking notes and drinking coffee.
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Wed 06 Mar 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance Webinar

Online

In this session on 6 March 2024 we’ll break it down for you, give a clear overview of how the syst...

Student Finance Webinar
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Camera And Laptop Online

Wed 06 Mar 2024

18:00 - 19:00

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

At this online live chat Q&A, get your questions answered by the accelerated BA(Hons) Photography (O...

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
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Online Study

Thu 07 Mar 2024

13:00 - 14:00

BA Interior Design (online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

Join this online drop in Q&A session to get your questions answered in a live text session.

BA Interior Design (online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
Falmouth University students sat on the terrace at Gylly Beach Cafe with the sea in the background
Students at gylly beach cafe with paddleboards

Tue 12 Mar 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Money Management Masterclass

Online

An online masterclass on how to budget and manage your money effectively while studying at universit...

Money Management Masterclass
Creative Advertising taster session
Creative Advertising taster session

Wed 13 Mar 2024

10:00 - 11:00

An introduction to MA Creative Advertising

Online

Discover everything you need to know about our Postgraduate Creative Advertising MA at Falmouth Univ...

An introduction to MA Creative Advertising
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Visual Communications student work 5

Wed 13 Mar 2024

18:00 - 19:00

Visual Communication BA(Hons) (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A

Online

At this online live chat Q&A, get your questions answered by BA Visual Communication Course Leader, ...

Visual Communication BA(Hons) (Online) Unibuddy Live Chat Q&A
Film & TV MA

Wed 20 Mar 2024

09:00 - 10:00

MA Film & Television Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about MA Film & Television with Falmouth University. 

MA Film & Television Course Overview and Live Q&A
Falmouth University students sitting on steps with a wooden cladded wall behind
Falmouth atrium 2

Wed 20 Mar 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Moving to Falmouth Webinar

Online

Join our webinar on 20 March 2024 to hear from our students about why they chose to move to Falmouth...

Moving to Falmouth Webinar
Entrepreneurship students
Entrepreneurship 1

Thu 21 Mar 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management Masterclass

Online

Join Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management MSc Course Leader, Marcus Simmons, for a Masterclass e...

MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management Masterclass
Marketing MSc
Marketing MSc

Wed 27 Mar 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance Webinar

Online

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

Student Finance Webinar
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Falmouth Campus

Wed 03 Apr 2024

12:00 - 13:00

Moving to Falmouth Webinar

Online

Join our webinar on to hear from our students about why they chose to move to Falmouth, what it was ...

Moving to Falmouth Webinar
Falmouth University Media Production student looking at two computer screens
Media Production student looking at two screens

Wed 03 Apr 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance Webinar

In-person

In this session we’ll break down Student Finance, give a clear overview of how the system works fo...

Student Finance Webinar
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Visual Communication - 2023

Wed 10 Apr 2024

09:30 - 10:30

Virtual Coffee Morning: In conversation with our students

Online

Grab your coffee and join our online students for an informal chat about their experiences of studyi...

Virtual Coffee Morning: In conversation with our students
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Student life

Wed 17 Apr 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Moving to Falmouth Webinar

In-person

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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Students walking outside accommodation

Wed 24 Apr 2024

17:30 - 18:30

Parents & Carers: Accommodation Webinar

Online

This session is a great way to find out more about the kinds of accommodation options available as w...

Parents & Carers: Accommodation Webinar
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Visual Communications student work 4

Wed 24 Apr 2024

18:00 - 19:00

BA(Hons) Visual Communication (Online) Taster Session

Online

Join the BA Visual Communication (Online) Taster Session to get an insight into the degree.

BA(Hons) Visual Communication (Online) Taster Session
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Photography lecturer using camera equipment

Mon 29 Apr 2024

14:00 - 15:00

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Taster Session

Online

Join the BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Taster Session to get an insight into the degree. 

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Taster Session
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Students chatting in Woodlane Campus gardens

Tue 30 Apr 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Employability Support Webinar

Online

Join our online session discussing what employability support there is available at Falmouth Univers...

Employability Support Webinar
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Robotics student working on project in workshop

Wed 01 May 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Student Finance Webinar

Online

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

Student Finance Webinar
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People & Behaviours

Wed 08 May 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
Students painting in a workshop at Falmouth Illustration Festival
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Illustration BA(Hons) (Online) in-person event

Wed 08 May 2024

14:00 - 15:00

An introduction to MA Illustration: Authorial Practice

Online

Discover everything you need to know about our Postgraduate Illustration: Authorial Practice MA at F...

An introduction to MA Illustration: Authorial Practice
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Interior Design online 2024

Thu 09 May 2024

13:00 - 14:00

BA Interior Design (online) Taster Session and live Q&A

Online

Join the BA(Hons) Interior Design (Online) course team for a taster session in Interior Design.

BA Interior Design (online) Taster Session and live Q&A
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Marketing & Digital Communications MA Lead Image 2022

Fri 10 May 2024

12:30 - 13:30

BSc Business & Marketing (Online) Taster Session and live Q&A

Online

Join the BSc Business & Marketing (online) Course Leader for a taster session to give an insight int...

BSc Business & Marketing (Online) Taster Session and live Q&A
Students chatting in bike store on Penryn Campus
Accommodation bike shed boys talking

Wed 15 May 2024

17:30 - 18:30

Parents & Carers: Starting University Webinar

Online

If your young person is starting university in September, then this session is a great way to find o...

Parents & Carers: Starting University Webinar
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Business entrepreneurship - Gemma Wearing

Wed 15 May 2024

18:00 - 19:00

MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management Masterclass

Online

Join Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management MSc Course Leader, Marcus Simmons, for a Masterclass e...

MSc Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management Masterclass
Launchpad postgraduate group brainstorm

Wed 22 May 2024

17:30 - 18:30

Preparing for University as a Mature Student (Q&A)

Online

An opportunity to chat to current mature students at Falmouth University

Preparing for University as a Mature Student (Q&A)
Students walking towards a gateway between red brick walls on Falmouth campus.
Students walking on Falmouth campus

Wed 05 Jun 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
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Online study 3

Wed 12 Jun 2024

14:00 - 15:00

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about BA(Hons) Photography (Online) at Falmouth University.

BA(Hons) Photography (Online) Course Overview and Live Q&A
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Interior design students

Thu 13 Jun 2024

13:00 - 14:00

BA Interior Design (online) - Course Overview and Q&A

Online

Discover everything you need to know about BA Interior Design (online) at Falmouth University.

BA Interior Design (online) - Course Overview and Q&A
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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
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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
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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
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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
Students sitting and under a fern and walking through Falmouth campus greenery.
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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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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Marketing MSc

Thu 08 Aug 2024

16:00 - 17:00

Virtual Twilight Tea: In conversation with our students

Online

Grab your teapot and join our online students for an informal chat about their experiences of studyi...

Virtual Twilight Tea: In conversation with our students
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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
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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
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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
Falmouth University MA Graphic Design students at a table
MA Graphic Design students at a table

You've accepted your offer - what next?

22 February 2024

So, you have accepted your offer to Falmouth University and now you need to know what to do next. Th...

You've accepted your offer - what next?
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Swanpool beach framed by trees

Joining clubs and societies at Falmouth

22 February 2024

There are so many different activities to get involved in, here in Falmouth! Don’t let the fact th...

Joining clubs and societies at Falmouth
Falmouth University students sitting by the harbour on a sunny day
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The Best Things About Studying at Falmouth

12 February 2024

Being at university is a unique experience, it can feel as if it’s going past you in the blink of ...

The Best Things About Studying at Falmouth
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The Stannary and Refectory

Clubs, Societies and Student Life at Falmouth

12 February 2024

When I was deciding which university to go to, I knew I wanted more than just classes and lectures. ...

Clubs, Societies and Student Life at Falmouth
Falmouth University students throwing stones on the shore
Student life paddling and throwing stones on Gylly Beach

My Five Favourite Things About Studying at Falmouth

12 February 2024

In just over a year, Falmouth has become my home. Its beauty, community and endless opportunities ha...

My Five Favourite Things About Studying at Falmouth
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Student life

Relocating to Falmouth from a big city

29 January 2024

Moving from a big city to a seaside town after living in London for most of my life felt a lot smoot...

Relocating to Falmouth from a big city
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View from Lamorva Studios attic

Moving from a city to a seaside town

29 January 2024

I’d best describe the shift from living in a city to living in Falmouth, as moving from hustle and...

Moving from a city to a seaside town
Fashion photography student taking photo in studio
Fashion Photography student taking photo in studio

How you can make industry connections while studying at Falmouth

24 January 2024

Moving to a University that is based in a small seaside town, such as Falmouth, may leave you wonder...

How you can make industry connections while studying at Falmouth
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School of Writing and Journalism students discussing work in seminar

Building industry connections while studying at Falmouth

24 January 2024

As a student, making industry connections is so important and throughout my time at Falmouth Univers...

Building industry connections while studying at Falmouth
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Day In The Life Of An Illustration Student - Friday 2 photo

A week in the life of a Falmouth Illustration BA(Hons) student

23 January 2024

Tom shares what a typical week could look like as an Illustration student.

A week in the life of a Falmouth Illustration BA(Hons) student

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.

Read about applying
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