Falmouth & Exeter Students' Union news

The Big Question

Thinking about your involvement in The SU, what developments (digital and otherwise) could we make that would best help you? We have a lot of ideas, and we'd love for you to share yours with us too.

Falmouth and Exeter students and staff win big at national awards

A look back at this year's award wins, including the National Societies & Volunteering Awards, and our own Student Opportunities and Student Voice Awards.

Sustainability wins

This year’s Green Council have been hard at work behind the scenes to improve our sustainability and look after the campus environment, making it as eco-friendly as it can be. Here are a few of their successes from the year so far.

National Societies and Volunteering Awards shortlist

Massive congrats to Zoe Burden, Women in Conservation, EcoSoc, and the Sustainability Week team for their well-deserved recognition.

The SU Update: COVID-19

The following is the latest update from Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union which details our current response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We will continue to update this page with any new information as the situation develops. Please keep checking your University emails for up-to-date information and advice.

International Women's Day Roundtable Events

International Women’s Day is coming up on Sunday 8 March and the campaign theme for 2020 is #EachforEqual. The Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I) team are planning central activity with a focus on gender equality to celebrate, raise awareness and create impact as part of the University ED&I Vision 2025. We will be running roundtable events on both Streatham and Cornwall campuses on Friday 6 March to discuss the gender pay gap.

'Women in Conservation' Conference

‘Women in Conservation’ was born from a desire to improve the diversity of external speakers, coming to talk to students at the University, and also within the internal teaching staff. The group has therefore decided to host an annual conference showcasing some of the amazing women that have managed to overcome societal obstacles in conservation.

Students’ Union competes to great success at annual Bottle Match

Last weekend the ‘Bottle Match’ returned to Penryn, where the Camborne School of Mines played the Royal School of Mines in the country’s second oldest rugby varsity – and won.

Mature Students Focus Group

Attention Mature Students! Your feedback is valuable to us and we would like to invite you to help us to help you.

The infamous Bottle Match returns to Penryn this weekend

This weekend will see the “Bottle Match” return to Penryn, where the Camborne School of Mines will play the Royal School of Mines in the country’s second oldest rugby varsity.

Falmouth & Exeter Students’ Union President Team confirmed for 2020/21

Students voted in their droves last week to elect the student leaders who will best represent them for the 2020/21 academic year.  A total of 1,599 students voted - 20% of the student population.
The newly elected Students’ Union Presidents start their contract in June and will be representing the student voice at an institutional, local and national level, ensuring that students studying at Falmouth University and the University of Exeter Cornwall Campuses have the best student experience poss

The votes are in!

Find out who you elected as your SU Presidents for 2020/21.

Students’ Union celebrates LGBTQAI+ History Month

In aid of LGBTQAI+ History Month, Falmouth and Exeter Students’ Union has joined efforts with Cornwall Pride to celebrate 51 years since the Stonewall riots.


This Valentines Day, Friday 14th February 2020 between 12pm and 4pm, the students’ union is hosting ‘Sexhibition’!

Meat Free Monday’s Trial

In a recent survey conducted by The SU, 78% of students said they would like to see ‘Meat Free Mondays’ introduced on our campuses.

So, the Stannary Kitchen has decided to launch a Meat Free Monday’s trial!

The SU Democracy Review

The SU is currently undertaking a Democracy Review to see how we involve our student members in our decision making processes.

Student Success! 3 week Stress management course - Penryn Campus

Some of us thrive on stress, and a little bit can be good, but what happens when stress threatens to build to insurmountable levels? Gain an understanding of how stress affects you and explore a number of wellbeing techniques based on the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach.

This 3 week course is intended for any student who feels stress is negatively impacting on their life and would like to develop strategies for coping more positively with stress.

FXPlus Catering Outlets Feedback

FXPlus want to know what you think about their Cafes/Food Outlets and what they can do to improve them.

A team effort by students and locals to help clean up the streets of Falmouth

Students and local residents came together last weekend (1 December) to clean up the streets of Falmouth.

Sustainability Week 2019

We are in a climate emergency. It’s important now more than ever to be aware of our impact. Joins us for a week of planet-focused events.

Student Community Warden Scheme expands

Following the success of last year’s pilot launch, the Student Community Warden Scheme has expanded to now include Penryn and Mabe.

Write Now

Don't get a First in Procrastination. Before your workload gets too overwhelming, think about how you can manage your time effectively to minimise stress and meet your deadlines.

Cornwall Accessibility Guide

A group of students have come together to create a guide