falmouth

Overview

Falmouth University

Falmouth University is a specialist creative multi-arts institution situated in Cornwall, England. Having only been granted university status in 2012 it’s already punching above it’s weight being voted: the top arts university in the UK in the 2015 Sunday Times League; 1st for international student experience (International Student Barometer 2013); joint 1st for accommodation (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014); and joint 1st with Oxford and Cambridge for quality student-staff relations (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014).

Falmouth is surrounded by stunning beaches where you can enjoy getting out on the water, be it sea, swimming, sailing or taking a boat trip across the harbour. You can learn surfing, coasteering and paddle boarding at reduced student rates, while Falmouth Watersports Centre offers diving, canoeing and rowing. The town also offers plenty of places to relax and meet friends, with bars and restaurants set in an old brewery courtyard, bookshops in pubs, cocktails in teapots and Caribbean street food. By day, there are many independent cafes and delis, lively pubs and delicious places to eat. By night, you can find factory parties, watch secret cinema and dance to Mongolian disco or reggae.

Rankings

National

58

Complete University Guide

21

Guardian League Table

Gold

Teaching Excellence Framework

Vital Stats

 

82%

Teaching Satisfaction

100

Green Credentials

127

Research Position

92%

Graduates in Work or Further Study

Student Breakdown

 

88%

Young vs Mature

38%

Male vs Female

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