University & College Forum

University & College Forum at Clothes Show Live

University & College Forum - your future starts here

We know that choosing options pre and post GCSE can be a daunting task, especially when planning a route into the creative arts. Clothes show 2014 offered young creatives the opportunity to meet over 25 of the UK’s top Universities and Colleges and ask all their crucial questions about different further education options. They were able to take a look at past students work and meet recent graduates to find out more about university life.

Some of the Colleges and Universities within the forum at Clothes Show 2014 were:

  • Loughborough University
  • Birmingham City University
  • Heart of Worchestershire College
  • Manchester College
  • Coventry University
  • University of Manchester
  • University of the Creative Arts
  • South & City College Birmingham 
  • North Hertfordshire College
  • DeMontfort University
  • University of Derby
  • Cronton Sixth Form College
  • Colegsirgar
  • London College of Contemporary Arts
  • Plymouth College of Art
  • Warwickshire College
  • Ink Berrow Design Centre
  • Herriot Watt University
  • Stafford College

New for Clothes Show Live 2014 visitors were able to try out a new skill at the Unoversity and College forum during our taster sessions on 3D design, beauty and fashion merchandising.

3D workshops3D workshops by Black Country Atelier

Everyone’s talking about 3D printing and this BCA workshop explained where it fits in to the world of fashion?. Those who took part were able to learn how to design fashion accessories from rings to pendants with CAD software. From fashionable to functional it was all covered in this great workshop.

ArcadiaArcadia buying and merchandisng workshops

2014 visitors came to the Arcadia stand for an insight into the world of buying & merchandising. The session offered tips and tricks on how to get into the industry, a chance to ask the experts from the Arcadia portfolio and a fun competition where everyone involved won a prize!

ChampneysBeauty workshops by Champneys College

For those visitors who were looking to enter the beauty industry, whether it’s a first career or retraining, Champneys College offered insight into their extensive training courses with taster workshops on beauty therapy. There was the opportunity to take a session with one of their highly skilled and experienced tutors and find out what it takes to be part of the Champneys beauty team.