Start of year guide

We have created a start of year checklist so new and returning students, parents and carers can find all the information needed to make the start of term as seamless as possible. You can find this checklist and other important information in the Start of Year Guide.

Second year

Welcome back to our returning students! We hope that you've had a great summer and we're looking forward to seeing you here in September.

online registration

As a second year returning student, you do not need to come in for registration, you can complete everything online. More details will be sent to you in August via email.

Please ensure you fill out this Enrolment Form. This will need to be completed by Friday 08 September.

Lectures will start the week commencing 18 September 2023. Please bring the relevant finance documents from the section below with you when you return.

Please note that when you return to study, both Truro and Penwith are smoke free campuses, please see our policy here.

Students will be expected to wear their ID at all times. If you don't have a lanyard, please ask for one at Fal Reception.

Two Higher Education students work on laptops in the canteen area of the Fal building.
An adult student sits in an office with our Careers and Employability lead looking over some documents.

Finance Information

Important information about the payment of tuition fees and bursary applications can be found below, please bring completed forms to reception when you return for lectures. If you have any queries regarding fees or bursaries please email

Nursing Associate:

BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Health Science and BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practioner:

All other courses:

further information

If you are a new student or you didn't pay for a book deposit last year a refundable deposit of £30 will be required in order to loan books and specialist equipment. This can be paid via our portal or in the Fal learning resource centre once you have started your course. Please follow this guidance on how to pay.

We run an exclusive range of activities here at the University Centre. This includes lunchtime drop-in sessions that are available for students to relax and socialise with friends, exercise classes, gym sessions and swimming. Find out more about HWS here.

Please be aware that Parking at the Truro Campus is limited, and it is advised to use the Park and Ride where possible. You will be able to apply for a parking permit after you have enrolled in September.

Support is available for all University Centre students needing general advice about facilities, discussing confidential issues, accessing hardship funds and applying for student finance, disability support and Disabled Student Allowance (DSA). Find out more about Student Support here.

There are buses that run to both the Truro and Penwith campuses regularly, for the most up-to-date information, please check the timetables at Go Cornwall Bus

Truro also has a park and ride which stops outside of the campus.

Get in touch with our admissions team if you have any questions

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