Falmouth University is a specialist creative multi-arts institution for rethinking convention and outthinking challenges. At a time when conventional thinking doesn't work any more, it's a potent formula.
We are one of the UK’s leading specialist arts institutions, ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd globally for the overall quality of our international student experience (International Student Barometer 2013). Furthermore, we have been placed among the Top 3 Creative Universities in the UK according to the Which? University poll. Falmouth has been named the UK's top specialist arts university by the Complete University Guide 2015.
At the heart of creativity in the UK and the world, Falmouth University has a very special atmosphere that propagates originality and stimulates challenging creativity. With us you'll advance the boundaries of your craftsmanship and creative expression. You'll explore the convergence between technology and the arts. You'll develop your own creative identity and increase the value of it. You'll constantly push the limits of just how good you can be. But you'll never be on your own. It may not always be comfortable, but it will be courageous, diverse, exciting, experimental, progressive, relevant and transforming.
At Falmouth University, our research and innovation shapes our teaching and the world we live in. Our national and international partnerships provide opportunity for business and students alike. Through our students we nurture and release creative capital. It benefits them as well as the world.
For more than 100 years Falmouth University has been challenging creativity. Through it, we are redefining creative education and making a vital contribution to the resurgence of the local and global economies.
Falmouth Campus is a ten-minute walk from Falmouth Town station, five minutes by train from Penryn and 20 minutes by train from Truro (every half hour Monday - Friday.) There are eight buses an hour to Penryn at peak times. Buses depart regularly from Falmouth town centre, the train takes five minutes from Falmouth and it’s 15 minutes by train from Truro to Penryn station, which is a 20-minute walk from the campus.