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Sarah Harvie (left) and Natalie Campbell (centre) celebrate with friends and family.

Heriot-Watt’s School of Textile and Design has scooped a top fashion award for the second year in a row.

Fourth year Fashion Communication student, Natalie Campbell won the award and Sarah Harvie was runner up at the esteemed Graduate Fashion Week in London.

These awards go towards highlighting the incredible talent we have and cement our reputation as one of the best textile and design campuses in the UK.

Professor Fiona Waldron, head of school

The university is the only institution to have won first and second prize in any award category.

Professor Fiona Waldron, head of school, said: "This is an amazing achievement and we’re utterly delighted with the news.

"Congratulations to Natalie and her tutors - Theresa Coburn and Stephen Lee. A special mention should also go to runner-up Sarah Harvie.

"These awards go towards highlighting the incredible talent we have and cement our reputation as one of the best textile and design campuses in the UK."

Theresa Coburn Programme Director of Fashion Communication, added: "We’re delighted to have won this prestigious award for the second year running.

"We’re especially proud of the fact that the Natalie and Sarah's innovative and visionary work won the top two prizes in this highly competitive category against some of the best and most creative Graduate talent in the UK."

Graduate Fashion week, is the world’s leading event celebrating creativity of students and graduates within fashion.

Attracting 30,000 guests each June, the annual event features 25 catwalk shows, exhibitions from over 40 universities and an acclaimed Gala Award Show alongside a packed live talks and workshops schedule featuring leading names from the fashion industry.