Innovation happens where creativity and technology meet. Both are in abundance in Cornwall, and Falmouth’s industry-focused courses help foster new thinking.
Penryn Campus is the only campus in the UK with three universities co-located and offers access to robotics, mining, environmental sustainability and artificial intelligence expertise as well as specific research such as extra-solar planets, the dark environment and earth observation. This capability is supplemented by other learning centres including the Eden Project.
Truro and Penwith College is widely respected as one of the best colleges in the UK, as recognised by Ofsted which awarded the highest possible status of ‘Outstanding’ following its latest inspection.
The Cornwall College Group is the largest training provider in Cornwall, with over 15,000 learners each year, 2,000 of whom are studying a university programme. Our proven track record of over 10,000 apprentices in ten years makes us the most successful provider of work-based learning in the South West.
Part of Falmouth University Business School, Launchpad is an innovative postgraduate incubation and acceleration programme. Launchpad is an exclusive opportunity for software engineers, digital creatives and business developers to work on real industry challenges, provided by leading global businesses.
Supported by experienced coaches and mentors they will create in-demand, cutting edge solutions that investors want to buy into. Participants receive £16k tax-free and study for a no-fees Masters to support and equip them on their start-up journey.
The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Digital Skills Partnership is one of 6 local pilot partnerships funded by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
We work with public, private and voluntary sector organisations to understand challenges and opportunities, provide strategic leadership and champion the importance of digital skills. We work to foster greater collaboration, to remove barriers to growth and ensure existing industry and future investors in Cornwall have a rich talent pool from which to recruit.