Falmouth University • Falmouth, United Kingdom
Falmouth University was founded as the Falmouth School of Art in 1902, and was formerly known as Falmouth College of Art and Design and then Falmouth College of Arts. When it was granted degree-awarding powers in 2005, the school received official university status a few years later. In 2008, University College Falmouth merged with Dartingon College of Arts. The university specializes in education for the creative industries. It offers a wide range of degree programmes. The school is located in Penryn and Falmouth, with Penryn being the larger of the two campuses. It is operated in partnership with the University of Exeter. The campuses facilitate state-of-the-art facilities and the latest equipment, in order to provide the perfect learning environment for its students. The university received TEF Gold which is awarded to institutions that consistently deliver outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for their students. Falmouth University provides its students with the best education possible, but it goes the extra mile, by giving them guidance and advice on their future career choices. It also runs regular employability events, which have proven to be a great stepping stone into the working world. 97% of Falmouth students are in employment or further study within 6 months after graduation.