Fashion and Textiles News

01 September 2021

Graduate with career-ready skills in Fashion and Textiles

Bolton has a rich and lengthy history when it comes to the fashion and textiles industry. During the industrial revolution, Bolton became one of the largest producers of cotton in the world and since then progress has been colossal.

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10 August 2021

Top print designer leads a workshop with the University of Bolton fashion studen...

Students from the BA Textiles and Surface Design course have been lucky enough to take part in a design lead workshop with one of the top print designers in the industry.Davinder Madaher, a Print designer, Consultant, and Lecturer...

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21 July 2021

What a career in Fashion and Textiles looks like

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task, to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for...

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22 March 2021

Fashion Icon Stella McCartney Turns 50

The name McCartney is synonymous with change, activism and creativity. Stella McCartney was born into a family whose actions spoke for them. It is little wonder that she went on to have such a profound effect on the fashion industry, ani...

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01 March 2021

Fashion at Bolton; gain employability skills through live projects

Study Fashion at the University of Bolton and you’ll develop a wealth of industry skills, including pattern cutting, garment manufacture, fashion illustration and CAD for technical drawings, to support your portfolio.You’ll al...

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01 March 2021

Fashion students work with local brands to highlight sustainability

Students from across the University of Bolton’s Fashion degree have come together to create a show that highlights the importance of ethical and sustainable practices across the sector.Working with local brands and activists, th...

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01 March 2021

Why study Fashion at the University of Bolton?

Study Fashion at Bolton and join a university that takes great pride in providing a supportive learning environment. We have been ranked No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction for the past three years*, and are a Top 5 Universit...

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17 August 2020

Looking for a career path? Get a degree in Fashion and Textiles

Study Fashion and Textiles at the University of Bolton, No.1 in the North West for the past three years in Student Satisfaction in the Complete University Guide and No.2 in Teaching Quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020....

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26 May 2020

Study in the UK’s historic home of textile innovation

Bolton has a long and historical relationship with the textile industry that stretches back 650 years. Formerly one of the largest and most productive cotton spinning centres in the world, Bolton is still the home of textile innovation t...

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07 May 2020

How artificial intelligence is weaving its way into the world of fashion and tex...

Bolton has been at the centre of innovation in the textile industry for centuries, dating back to the industrial revolution when Boltonian Samuel Crompton invented the spinning mule for the cotton industry in 1779. Sin...

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19 December 2019

Nordic Craft Design

Our HE5 Textiles & Surface Design students have gained tremendous industry engagement during the first semester working on projects with, not one but, two internationally renowned companies.Inspired by the current exhibition o...

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14 June 2019

From Bolton to Bowes to Bellagio!

In September 2018 we launched the BA (Hons) Fashion and BA (Hons) Fashion with Foundation Year programmes. Today marks the end of our first academic year and what a year it has been.Throughout the year our incredible students have...

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14 June 2019

Bradford Textile Society Awards

Jenny McCarthy has gained the attention of Prestigious Textiles for the second year in a row at the annual Bradford Textile Society Awards, this year gaining 2nd prize for her printed textile design for furnishing fabrics.The comp...

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