Cornwall's first university

Cornwall can now officially boast it has its own university. The historic moment was marked today at a ceremony in Falmouth where the university is based.

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Falmouth celebrates university status

Cornwall can now officially boast it has its own university. The historic moment was marked today at a ceremony in Falmouth where the university is based.

As well as opening up more opportunities for investment, the step up to university status gives students in Cornwall the chance to study for degrees in their home county.

Ceremony to mark Cornwall's first university

The university boasts some impressive architecture Credit: ITV News West Country

Falmouth can officially boast it has a university today with an inauguration ceremony taking place this afternoon. It's the first that Cornwall has ever had.

University College Falmouth was granted the status last December after a rigorous appraisal process.

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