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Great uni, looking forward to second year.
As a Film student here, I can support that the facilities are incredible; from the cinema to the production studios, audio and edit suites, to the stores housing hundreds upon thousands of pounds worth of equipment one can borrow at any time, Falmouth University is the perfect place to get creative. Side note - having never been to Cornwall previously, I was not expecting it to be so gosh darn charming down here.
Falmouth has friendly and helpful staff and they have so many facilities there that really do make almost anything possible
Last year I was a first year and we had no in-person sessions for my course. This year is much better, but the student on my course are still trying to recover from the previous year and we are still currently trying to meet new people, which does feel a little late since 2nd year is nearly over...
Lovely university great tutors 10/10
Falmouth uni is a great place, it's got so much to offer for anyone and everyone to have an enjoyable time. Teaching is great and the courses are full of creativity.
Falmouth is absolutely beautiful and the uni is also part of that. The staff are all friendly and ready to help, the campus is always in top shape and clean. The only thing I'll say is it is quite the workload so if you aren't up for a challenge then you will fall behind very quickly. I absolutely love it here and am so glad I chose it!
Falmouth University has been one of the most supportive universities. Providing students with industry facilities and skills, the uni fully enhances and encourages student potential when making their way to their desired careers and future choices.
Great university, lovely staff members, great facilities.
Brilliant university, great people, excellent lecturers and a wide range of courses
Haven’t had much chance to even be on campus this year. “Blended learning” apparently means all online.
Everything I have researched looks amazing! Can’t wait to start in September
Studying BA Photography here was the worst decision of my life - waste of time and money. YR 1 lecturers are useless with no clue how to 'teach' students, really disappointing. Please choose another location. The location of the university makes a huge impact, Cornwall lacks a photography industry here. Studying in London would open more opportunities to make a connections in industry. This uni is run like a factory to make money with hardly any time to discuss work with the tutors at the weekly 15 min tutorials - unhelpful. The tutors have no understanding of how to 'teach' someone. The whole course lacked direction and clarity of expectations, guidance and support. There was a 1 hr lecture per week based on theory and dated humanity, dogmatic and baseless theories. I regret going here, it was an unstimulating course, The facilities are amazing and it was a huge draw for me, but the equipment and studios would need to be booked a month in advance.
Its the one of the most nurturing, challenging and industry connected universities I’ve ever known. Popular music in particular is really hard in terms of workload and material, but their students absolutely flourish with amazing tutoring and the most positive and supportive ethos.
I study interior design and its honestly such an incredible course with the most helpful and hands on tutors!
With all due respect to some of the staff I've met during my 3 years at the Falmouth University... I must say that this institution is truly a misleading, and disgusting place. It will discriminate you, your mental situation ( if you have depression like I did) or if you're from outside UK. At first everything looks perfect. Everyone smiles, everyone tries to he nice and kind to you. Don't get fooled. Don't study here if you're a mature student. Don't study here if you have dreams. Don't study here if you are ambitious. Don't study here if you want more. If all you want is to tick the boxes and get the paper...go for it. But I can tell you... They don't care if you're doing extra outside the University. If you're pushing yourself. If you believe you can do more. If you're ambitious. Go to St Martin's or somewhere where they are competent, when you can ask questions and your tutors are professionals, working within the field. Go to better school where your tutors care.
The lecturers on the dance course at Falmouth are very very manipulative and favour students that do what the lecturers tell them to do rather than allowing each student to grow and develop themselves. . Two of the lecturers were very nearly sacked for manipulating exam scores. It was a total disgrace to be honest. Very bad atmosphere and lots of arrogant attitude problems. Awful!!
Due to discrimination I'm in 100,000 dept with no qualifications bad university do t study here study else where .
i'm really enjoying my course and its structure, which is BA Film, but i feel like they accept a lot of people, many of which don't necessarily have the interest or skills required. very nice campus but it gets boring after a while as it is a small town.
Didn't enjoy my time here at all. Course isn't stimulating or challenging, rely's a lot on group work but students never show up and lectures have no way to rectify this. Isolated campus and town, the same 2 clubs get boring after freshers week. Student Union doesn't have a lot going on, freshers tickets were overpriced and overhyped, loads of people didn't show up. Facilities were good but in short supply in comparison to the amount of students wanting to use them. Booking out studios or equipment had to be done about a month in advance to even get a look at a decent slot. Left in my first term and transferred to another University, do not regret it.
A cop out of a 'university' who care more about its lecturers than its students. I wouldn't recommend if you paid me. I've learnt more from YouTube and been more supported by a fricking bra. Just don't bother, find somewhere who actually wants to teach you and that's worth the ridiculous expense. One of the worst decisions of my life.
Well, it’s an arts uni by the beach- so expect to see a lot of people who go here for the ‘vibes’. Campus is ok however there is a lack of adequate PCs for the non Mac using population. Makes zero sense that they offer Mac book pros but not a similarly specd windows pc or laptop. This can become infuriating when your course has no computers of its own, and the soft wear you are required to run is not Mac OS compatible. As for the town it’s tiny, yes there is some stuff about but you end up getting very familiar with the place quickly. That’s not necessarily a bad thing however it does get boring after a while. WiFi is on the hull fine, and if it weren’t for a handful of total outages across both campuses then I would give 5 stars.
Nice place. Just insanely far away from civilization.
I study BA Fashion Photography, the course has been somewhat of a shambles. The majority of our tutors fairly unhelpful and rude at times. Lectures were seldom much help though technical workshops were great. This being said it seems that they're making some big improvement's to the course for the years below ours. Photography facilities are top notch! Really good! though the staff aren't always helpful/cooperative/nice (particularly to fashion photo students some have noticed). Library is nice, open 24/7 which is super convenient and the staff are pretty helpful. The fashion building is great, a lot of resources and opportunities for course collaboration. Student accommodation is fine, probably to expensive for what it is but it's nice enough. Falmouth is a really nice place to study - the town has relaxed atmosphere and the student community feels very connected and like a community. Wouldn't venture outside of falmouth/truro personally though.
It was a dream come true to attend falmouth, and my expectations have been exceeded multiple times.
Hidden gem of a uni, unlike many others with an individual experience.
Facilities are great, and if you want a smaller, rural campus this is the place for you. Good university with a heap of investment. I was unfortunate enough to be one of the last students of the BA (Hons) Theatre course, which was cancelled the year after I graduated and the majority of the staff were sacked. We had all joined hoping for an actual theatre course, as would be suggested by the degree title, but what we got should have been called Performance Art. Not once did we look at a single script or do a scrap of acting. The only way to pass this degree was by copying the style of the lecturers. They had obvious favourites, and would go to particular students performances and boycott others. Each lecturer had their own art, and I say art loosely. It was all based around "life is art", to the extent that in one lecture we had ANAL PORN playing in the background, because... ART. I'm not surprised it was cancelled, just wish I hadn't wasted my time.
great staff teaching on the mfa program but no support from the university who wanted to close the course which lots of doubt and uncertainly, lost the tutor in last 3 months of the course who was not replaced had the cheek to constantly email for fees during this time. Terrible attitude towards the staff on the course could never recommend for this reason. Everyone completed the course but this was without doubt inspire of not because of the institution.
Good university however absolute nightmare to get housing in the area and not enough university accommodation.
I have nothing to say here really, all good..
Falmouth is my dream university. The whole place is surrounded by a chilled, earthy aura, and yet the uni is still incredibly driven to better itself. I loved watching Dawn French's installation speech when she became our First Chancellor. She expresses the power of arts in society, and Falmouth is the place to be to feel this.
Couldn't think of a nicer place to be
So far the university itself seems good.
Brilliant campus filled with so many opportunities. The photography centre lets you hire out equipment that you may never try again, the support is insane and there's always somewhere to go and have a great time. The buildings are easy to navigate around and the gardens are beautiful.
Overall, I think that Falmouth is a fantastic art school, and I feel really proud to be a part of the University.
The university clearly cares about making it as easy as possible for students to experiment and excel in their degree course. My degree is very dependent on software, research resources and subject specific equipment, and these are all top notch on the Penryn campus.
Brilliant and friendly atmosphere to facilitate learning in a beautiful environment
The campus has everything you need and the facilities are brand new and amazing, the lectures are top quality and socially the uni is great. Couldn't have gone to a better uni. I love it here.
Staff are extremely friendly and students always very welcoming. Facilities are great and ways someone to help you if you're stuck!
Creative bunch in the middle of a budget Los Angeles
Having the best time of my life here and my course is fantastic.
Falmouth University has always made me feel at home, even though it's 4 hours away from my actual home. All the lecturers seem great and the facilities are beyond my wildest dream. There's no other University I know of in the UK that has Palm Trees on campus.
The uni just hits all the right notes. You can always expect more but realistically Fal does everything you need at a more than acceptable quality.
Amazing university, spectacular staff, lovely views and a huge choice of subjects to study
Creative fun, great community, links with the real industry. And it's by the sea!
The campus is beautiful and has a peaceful atmosphere which makes it perfect to study! It also has an aura of excitement with the wide range of events, societies and personal explorations in and around the university campus. The Student Village is a perfect way to make friends especially if you are travelling on your lonesome and want to make some new friends. Your University friends become your life long friends, and you start making your life long friends once you walk into your Residence! The beaches are to die for and top it off to make my university experience the best I could ever ask for!