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    I have an unconditional offer at Plymouth university for Fine Art and an unconditional for Drawing at Falmouth.

    Plymouth appeals to me because it seems more social than Falmouth and a lot cheaper, the course is also much broader. I'm also not really into the whole contemporary art work so I'm also worried that this is what the course consists of

    Falmouth is supposed to have a great reputation and it looks beautiful, however the social life seems to be lacking and I'm worried it won't be a typical uni experience? It also seems a lot more expensive 😩
    It would really help to hear some opinions on students/grads that have been to these universities as I'm really stuck


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    (Original post by _shann_)
    I have an unconditional offer at Plymouth university for Fine Art and an unconditional for Drawing at Falmouth.

    Plymouth appeals to me because it seems more social than Falmouth and a lot cheaper, the course is also much broader. I'm also not really into the whole contemporary art work so I'm also worried that this is what the course consists of

    Falmouth is supposed to have a great reputation and it looks beautiful, however the social life seems to be lacking and I'm worried it won't be a typical uni experience? It also seems a lot more expensive 😩
    It would really help to hear some opinions on students/grads that have been to these universities as I'm really stuck


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    Hi _shann_,

    Congratulations on receiving your unconditional offer for Fine Art at Plymouth University, Drawing at Falmouth! :clap2:

    I graduated from the BA (Hons) Fine Art degree back in September so would gladly offer any advice or share experiences with you - it's all still very fresh in my memory!

    You are absolutely correct in saying that the Fine Art course is very broad in that it will allow you the scope and freedom to discover your specialism over the course of the degree - from experience, a lot of people entered the first year thinking that they were just going to do a certain type of work, then by the final year they have developed and evolved their work into a new and exciting direction!

    Thinking back to when I was a Fine Art applicant, I was particularly drawn to the studio spaces available at Royal William Yard studios - studio space, and quality, was a particular priority for me, so I chose Plymouth University.

    My drawing and painting practice also depended on being able to get out and photograph different types of landscape and with the close connections to Dartmoor, the sea and the city itself, the closeness and accessibility of all of these geographic areas was absolutely perfect for me.

    With the Students' Union there is also the Art History society where there are organised trips to exhibitions and artist talks that are both local and further afield. There are also many other social events that will allow plenty of opportunities to meet other students that may be on other creative courses.

    I hope this helps you out - don't hesitate to get back in touch if you have any questions or queries, I'd be happy to help

    Hopefully see you in September!

    Dale

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    (Original post by _shann_)
    Thank you! I also loved the Royal William yard studios, they were beautiful! I'm attending another applicant day next week so I'll be back and able to view everything once again. Thanks on giving me more information on the course as well , it's helped massively


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    Hi _shann_

    Very happy to be of help any way that I can! Feel free to get back in touch if you have any specific questions - I may be able to contact a current Fine Art student for further insight.

    I hope you have a great day at the Applicant Day next week :thumbsup:

    If you go down to Royal William Yard again, maybe you could tie in a quick trip across on the Cremyll ferry to Mount Edgcumbe to check out the beautiful scenery!



    Dale

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