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Fashion

Kingston University is recognised as one of the best places in the world to study Fashion with our degree programme ranked second in the Business of Fashion's Global Fashion School Ranking 2016 and second in The Guardian's fashion and textiles subject league 2018.

Kingston School of Art offers an exciting and varied summer school programme for those interested in fashion design in one of the Fashion capitals of the world including taught classes, field visits to London shops, vintage stores , exhibitions and designer studio.

Example programme - Fashion


Activity
Week 1  
Sunday
  • Arrival at London Heathrow – pick up and transport to accommodation
  • Arrival meal provided
Monday
  • Group breakfast, welcome and introductions
  • Introduction and overview of workshop and project
  • Group lunch
  • Drawing project
  • Orientation to Kingston University and accompanied trip to supermarket for food shopping
Tuesday
  • Visit to central London Fashion or Design Museum
  • Drawing on location and exploring Brick Lane area
  • Students free to sightsee around City of London, Leadenhall Market, Tower of London, Tower Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral
Wednesday
  • Drawing project and studio day
  • Guest speaker
  • Evening - group BBQ
Thursday
  • Field visit to Museum/exhibition
  • Talk in Museum study space with curator. Sketching in Museum
  • Free time for independent sightseeing
  • Evening – takeaway meal delivered to accommodation
Friday
  • AM - visit to museum
  • PM - Outlet designer clothes/accessories shopping centre visit
Saturday/Sunday
  • Free day to sightsee and shopping
Week 2  
Monday
  • Studio day - day of designing based on London research
Tuesday
  • AM - Visit to fashion/art exhibition
  • PM - Visit to Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Free time for independent sightseeing
  • Evening - takeaway meal delivered to accommodation
 Wednesday
  • Studio - review of trip and workshop day
 Thursday
  • Studio project and final exhibition of work
  • Presentation of certificates
  • Farewell party
 Friday
  • Free for individual sightseeing and shopping
 Saturday
  • Accompanied visit to London including open top bus tour and boat ride on River Thames
 Sunday
  • Transport to Heathrow Airport for flight home

*This example programme is provided as a guide only. The schedules for 2018 will be finalised nearer the start date and may be subject to last minute changes. Pathways will only be run subject to sufficient student numbers.

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Summer school (2 weeks)
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3045
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Summer school (4 weeks accredited)
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3639
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Contact us

Summer school (2 weeks)
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3045
Email us

Summer school (4 weeks accredited)
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3639
Email us

What our students say

"The lectures at Kingston were a life changing experience giving us a different perspective from back home." Radhika, Chennai, India

"The best class I've ever attended. I'm a marketing student and I didn't think that this particular lecture would be better than all the ones back from home but I just LOVED the lecturer's method of teaching and the content." Poorna, Cheenai, India

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