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Course endorsed by industry

The Fashion course has been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, a highly influential and employer led quality mark for education and training. The University will be awarded the accolade by fashion industry legend Betty Jackson CBE, at a ceremony at the headquarters of Channel 4 attended by fashion industry and educational leaders.

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Student wins Bridal Buyer design award

Year Three student Sophie Georgia Morley has been named as the Best Student Designer at the Bridal Buyer Awards 2015.

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Student through to Gala Show at GFW

Work by BA Fashion student Victoria Miller was selected for the Gala Show at Graduate Fashion Week 2015. Victoria, who is in her final year of study, will receive a trophy, a cash prize and her designs featured in press coverage including ID Magazine, The Times, The Independent, Drapers and Look Magazine promoting her work to an international audience.

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Student selected as one of 8 best in the UK

Student Yu Miao has been selected by the Graduate Fashion Week Executive Board to be one of only eight students from across the UK to be part of the Press Preview for their high profile event. Her work was photographed by Rankin and styled by Fashion Director at Glamour magazine, Natalie Hartley. This extraordinary distinction will see Yu’s work featured in major national newspapers and magazines such as ES Magazine, Elle, Drapers, Wire, Time-Out and news agencies with global reach.

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NUA fashion students show work on London catwalks

18 Fashion students showed their work on the London catwalks at Graduate Fashion Week. Read a press release for more on NUA’s GFW show.

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Student through to Warehouse finals

Student Abigail Clarke has been named as a finalist in this year’s Warehouse Competition, a high profile opportunity for emerging design talent in the UK. Warehouse, a high street womenswear brand in the UK, partners with the British Fashion Council to sponsor the prize, which provides the winner a placement at the brand’s design studio. There the contest winner follows their collection through development to production, and then through the creation and launch of its marketing campaign.

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Students named on i-D longlist

Year Three students Sami Hogg (work pictured) and Amy Bull are among the young designers and artists on the longlist for i-D Magazine’s Diversity NOW! 2015 competition. The prize, supported by Graduate Fashion Week, Arts Thread and All Walks Beyond the Catwalk, is designed to encourage emerging talent to celebrate diversity and individuality in their work.

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Fashion icons take part in GFW selections

Fashion designer Betty Jackson CBE and journalist Hilary Alexander returned to the NUA campus to take part in making the selections of student work destined to be displayed on the catwalk at Graduate Fashion Week 2015.


Course exhibition promotes fashion creativity

An exhibition of student work from the Fashion and Textile Design courses has presented a range of creative garments and materials to the public. Organised by the Fashion Communication and Promotion course in conjunction with Norwich Fashion Week, the event was launched with an evening of talks that addressed issues of tradition, craftsmanship and innovation from speakers including Beatrice Korlekie Newman, Daniel Harris and Nick Thompson, co-founder of Knit, an award winning creative agency based in Norwich, will talk about their work and share insights on their innovative practice. Read a review of Creativity and Craftsmanship in the Eastern Daily Press.

Three students shortlisted for bridal award

Sophia Lemondine-Martin, Sophia Morley and Ng Yee Ki are celebrating being named on the shortlist for the Best Student Designer category of the Bridal Buyer Awards 2015. The three students are among 13 nominees from around the UK and will find out who has won at an awards ceremony on 14 September.

3 students shortlisted for Golden Shears

The “Oscars of the tailoring world” has shortlisted three fashion students from Norwich University of the Arts, who will be in the running to be named the most promising student or apprentice tailor in the UK at a glamorous gala event at Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London on 16 March. The winner will be presented with the Golden Shears Award and a prize of £2,500,. The students, who are studying on the BA (Hons) Fashion course NUA, are all international students – Madara Rozensteina is from Latvia, Shahad Albeshr from Saudi Arabia and Yee Ki Ng from Hong Kong. Read the full press release.


Fashion lecture programme announced

NUA has announced its programme of visiting fashion lecturers for the 2014-15 academic year. Among the guest speakers are fashion designer and clothing creator Simeon Morris, fashion consultant Sarah Brennand and bespoke tailor Alexandra Wood. For a full rundown visit Course Content.

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Vogue online profiles NUA student work

A photo report on the NUA catwalk at Graduate Fashion Week has been posted on Vogue online. See every outfit on Vogue.

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