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Leisure and living


Bus services

If you travel to and from Uni by bus, you can save money with the Falmouth - Penryn Town Zone monthly, weekly or five-day bundle tickets.  Find out more.

Download the First Bus app to get timetables, offers and savings.


The 16-25 railcard is available to all full time students in higher education, and gives you a third off rail tickets.

More information on rail travel to our Cornwall campuses.

Social space

Truro campus common room

The recently refurbished common room is a great place for you to hang out and keep warm. There’s comfy seating, plus tables for eating or working and a kitchen area to prepare food and drinks, with free hot water. There's also games and activities including a games station pod from Falmouth Uni's Games Academy, free to play pool table, a clothes swish and swap rail and book swap.

Penryn campus cafes

Remember that the social spaces and cafes on Penryn campus are here for you to use whether you’re buying something or not. If you want somewhere warm and comfy to hang out, you’re welcome to use The Upper and Lower Stannary, ESI café, AMATA café and Sustainability café without feeling obliged to buy anything.

Free (and low cost) Events

On Penryn campus - we're all committed to making as many events free for you as possible. See what's coming up from The Students Union, ResLife, the Chaplaincy and more on the Events on Campus pages. 

Regular events in The Stannary Bar

There’s loads of fun and games on offer with these regular events at The Stannary Bar on Penryn campus.

Monday: Open Mic - every other Monday. Follow @stannaryopenmic on Instagram for info.
Tuesday: Quiz night - 50p per person, group of up to six people, prizes for the winning team and best team name
Wednesday: Juke Box - music bingo, 1 song recommendation per drink, themed music nights
Thursday: Night in/out - film screenings and sports matches, Nintendo Switch and game nights
Friday: Happy Hour - deals on cocktails mocktails, shots and spirits

Visit on campus events for the latest information,

Intercultural cafe - Penryn Campus

The Intercultural Cafe is an opportunity to meet new people, and celebrate our different cultures and approaches. The Cafe usually takes place in the International Student Lounge in Tremough House from 2.30pm - 4pm, on alternate Fridays. Take a look at the events on campus page for the latest dates. 

Come along for a free hot drink and cake. Each week is a different theme. Everyone is welcome, but please pre book so we can plan for the session. 

Res Life weekly events

Res Life run regular weekly events – join them for fun activities that also offer free food. This could be anything from movies to games and walks to study sessions

Follow Res Life on Instagram for all the details and look out for more events on campus.

Community Warm Spaces

Weekly community warm space in Temperance Hall, Penryn. 12:00 - 14:00 every Tuesday.
Free snack-lunch and drink. 

Warm up in local libraries

Your local libraries are great options if you want to save money and work in the warm when you’re not on campus. They’re free to use, have free WiFi and public computers if you need them, or just offer a comfy place to chill out and read a book.

Penryn Library, St Thomas Street
Open Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, and Friday 9am to 4:30pm
Penryn Library has free Wi-Fi and a hot desk area where you can charge your laptop or mobile, four public computers that are free to use and plenty of areas to sit.
You can bring refreshments into the library (as long as you clean up afterwards).

Falmouth Library, the Moor
Open 9.30am to 5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am to 1pm Wednesday and Saturday.
Falmouth Library is right in the centre of town and easily accessible. They have five public computers, free Wi-Fi and printing and copying services available. There are tables for working on a laptop, and also some soft seating. Plus jigsaws and board games, and of course plenty of books.

Truro Community Library, Union Place
Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, and Saturday 10am to 4pm.
Truro Library has free WiFi, seating, 10 public computers and scanning, printing and copying facilities. They also have a cafe on site and a community garden where you can sit and read or just relax.