Falmouth University – once the School of Art – to drop its foundation arts course

Posted By on 15th November 2016

Falmouth University – which began life as the Falmouth School of Art more than 100 years ago – is to scrap its foundation arts course.

The Falmouth Foundation Diploma, which prepares youngsters to study the arts at degree level, is suspended from next year. A statement on the university’s website (right) says the course is not currently taking applications.

The downgrading of arts teaching at Falmouth has outraged young people – who have resorted to the traditional online petition calling for the decision to be reversed.

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