We're here for you
Wellbeing, accessibility and employability are just a few of the ways we support our students. You can read about all our student services below and how we can help you to thrive during your time at university.
Get advice and information about keeping your health in check.
You’re always free to talk to our mental health practitioners and professionally-trained counsellors.
We work with external partners to guide and support struggling students. So even if we can’t help, we’ll know someone who can.
Support for Care Leavers
Going to university can be a big move, but we can offer you support.
Explore your funding opportunities so you can make an informed plan about how to cover the costs of your studies and student life.
Accessibility and Inclusive Learning
We’re here to help you settle in, manage day-to-day life, and get through the rough patches.
ASK: Academic Skills
Get the most from your course with our tips and support.
RealWORKS Employability Service
Access career support and advice from RealWORKS from day one of your studies, right through to graduation and beyond.
Learn everything from Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere Pro to HTML coding, Microsoft Excel and WordPress.
English Language Classes
Join other international students at these free term-time classes on both campuses.
Foreign Language Courses
Our part-time foreign language evening courses are open to students, staff, beginners and advanced speakers.
Find out about our range of IT services and how to reach us.
Students and staff from every faith - and no faith - regularly drop in for pastoral and spiritual care. And a nice cup of tea.
Little Wonders Nursery provides childcare and education for children up to five, and after-school care for children up to eight.
Student Portal & Falmouth App
Putting everything you need about living and learning in Falmouth in the palm of your hand.
Student Mentor Scheme
Falmouth's mentoring scheme matches second-year students with new first years, to help you settle in and answer any questions.
Your elected SU Presidents work hard to represent all students and ensure your voice is heard.
Ask a Student
Our students and staff are here to tell you all about life at Falmouth. From settling in and studying to making friends and making memories...
Find support with The Compass
Not sure what kind of support you need? Just get in touch with The Compass.
The Compass is a student information service offering help and advice on any aspect of university life - whether you have a quick query or require specialist support.
It's the first port of call for Student Services enquiries and provides an interface with, and referral to, a range of academic and support services. Our friendly and well-trained staff will be on hand to respond quickly and professionally to all your needs and queries.
Penryn campus: Level 1, Exchange Building
Falmouth campus: Lower Courtyard (term-time only)
T: 01326 370460
You can also go to the Students' Union Advice Service for help with things like financial advice, housing, employment, childcare, and academic issues.
Penryn campus: Students' Union, next to the Masters Suite
Falmouth campus: Students' Union reception in The Hub, Fox 3 building
T: Penryn - 01326 255861
T: Falmouth - 01326 213742
If you have a maintenance, caretaking, cleaning, or health and safety issue, head to the Estates helpdesk