- The first Bottle Match is played betwee Camborne School of Mines and Royal School of Mines.
- King Edward Mine is abandoned due to flooding.
- Great Condurrow Mine is leased.
- A world-wide appeal to the mining industry and local supporters is launched to raise funds to expand the facilities and purchase up-to-date equipment. By the time the appeal closes in 1937 it raised £20,000 instead of the initial target of £10,000.
- The building adjacent to the Basset Memorial Building is Purchased, re-furbished and equipped, and named the Josiah Thomas Memorial Building.
- Existing laboratories are re-equipped.
- Students’ Club is re-furbished and re-fitted.
- The Associateship of Camborne School of Mines (ACSM) is introduced.
- The post war years see a dramatic expansion of the international minerals industry.
- The widespread reputation of the CSM and its graduates becomes for firmly established and prospers.
- Attempts to merge CSM with the University of Plymouth are aborted amid successful vigorous protest both internally and externally
- Peter Hackett becomes Principal.
- The Higher National Diploma (HND) is introduced.
- The ACSM is accredited by the Council for National Academic Awards for the award of BSc (Honours).
- Roger Parker joins CSM as Vice Principal on the retirement of Mr Frank Bice Michell.
- CSM moves to the campus at Pool. Associated with a massive re-equipment grant.
- BSc Minerals Processing course is introduced.
- Mr Chester Beatty, Chairman of Selection Trust Ltd. officially opens the new CSM building.
- The School’s Geothermal ‘Hot Dry Rock’ project, a final year student project becomes a flagship element of the Government’s renewable energy strategy.
- Donald Andrews, the long-serving Registrar retires after nearly 50 years service.
- Beringer House, the first hall of residence opens following a major appeal to industry for funding.
- The ‘new’ club in place of the old club in Gustavus Road opens
- First Graduation Ceremony held at CSM
- MSc Mining Engineering established.
- First ‘full academic dress’ graduation ceremony is held at CSM.
- CSM Associates Ltd. is born. This is the commercial ‘arm’ of CSM, allowing staff to undertake consultancy work under a formal commercial umbrella.
- MacWilliam House, the second hall of residence opens following a supplementary appeal to industry and past students.
- Under the new Education Act, CSM transfers from the control of Cornwall County Council to that of the new Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council (PCFC).
- An appeal to industry raises a considerable sum to support CSM’s plans for building re-structuring to accommodate the changing methods of teaching.
- BEng Industrial Geology established.
- The Alumni Association (CSM Association) is created.
- Merger with University of Exeter received approval from the Secretary of State.
- BEng Mineral Surveying & Environmental Management established.
- HND Environmental Waste Management established.
- Professoriate introduced at CSM, with chairs in Industrial Minerals, Applied Geology, Geomechanics and Mining Engineering.
- Merger with University of Exeter complete.
- CSM forms one of 26 schools of the university, within the Faculty of Engineering.
- CSM Trust established to administer the capital assets of CSM.
- RTZ and the Royal Academy of Engineering sponsor a Chair in Minerals Engineering and Richard Williams appointed.
- Peter Hackett retires as Principal after 24 years.
- Modularisation & Semesterisation introduced.
- MSc Mining & Industrial Heritage established.
- BEng Mine & Quarry Engineering established.
- BEng Mineral Surveying & Resource Management with European Study established.
- BSc Environmental Science & Technology established.
- BSc Surveying & Earth Resources established.
- BSc Surveying & Environmental Management established.
- Last HND Diplomates graduate.
- HND course replaced by Foundation Year.
- BSc Applied Geology introduced.
- MSc Applied Geotechnics introduced.
- MSc Industrial Rocks & Minerals introduced.
- MSc Surveying & Land/Environmental Management introduced.
- Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme launched by Victor Phillips
- CSM Associates Ltd. sold to ABB Offshore Systems Ltd.
- CSMA Minerals Ltd. sold to Wardell Armstrong.
- The Trevithick Trust negotiated a sub-lease of part of KEM to set up a public mining museum.
- University of Exeter, Falmouth College of Arts & University of Plymouth create the Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) to be based at the Tremough Campus, Penryn.