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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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!