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To give your students an overview of what the fashion industry is about, showing it’s not just all about design, there are lots of other creative roles as well as business! at Higher Horizons+

University Event

Avant Garde to High Street - Fashion Taster Day

University event offered by Higher Horizons+

Event Summary:

To give your students an overview of what the fashion industry is about, showing it’s not just all about design, there are lots of other creative roles as well as business!

PLEASE NOTE: This event is only available to certain schools

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Full Event Details:

*This is an example of a subject specific session - please see the website through the link provided to browse all subject specific events and events hosted at member universities.*

Using provided images of architecture for inspiration, your students will use methods to design highly creative garments on paper. They will then tame these designs down to produce more commercial designs, giving them an insight into both ends of the market.

This session can be delivered at your school/ college/ sixth form or will be delivered in The School of Creative Arts and Engineering at Staffordshire University.

Please contact Staffordshire University Hub to arrange using the web link provided.

Number of students?
Minimum 7 and a maximum of 30.

Year Groups?
Suitable from years 9 – 13 especially if they have an interest in fashion

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)


Short Session

Dates Available:

We can deliver this event at our institution or your school or college. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:


Institution Profile:

Higher Horizons+
Visit higherhorizons.co.uk to find out more and book exciting new outreach initiatives for your school.

Higher Horizons+ has been funded by the Office for Students for the next two years to deliver collaborative outreach in target areas of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire. The Programme aims to encourage young people to think about their future educational progression and double the number of young people from under-represented groups progressing to university by 2020.

How much will the new Outreach Activity cost your school?
All activity delivered by Higher Horizons+ is funded by the government, via the Office for Students, including transport costs. We also have bursaries available to help cover the cost of cover supervisors in school when you attend our outreach events off site.

How to get in touch
If you would like to find out more about the programme and request activity you can contact us via:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 01782 734238
Website: higherhorizons.co.uk

Can my students sign up for programmes directly?
The Unify Summer School, for Year 10s, is learner sign up. They can access information here: higherhorizons.co.uk/unify

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