"We were established in 1883 to lead the textile industry in training and education.

"Our portfolio continues to evolve and reflect current and future developments in textiles, fashion and design. Today we have a reputation as one of the world's leading education and research institutions with specialist resources that are among the best in the world."

Professor Fiona S Waldron, Head of School


Our innovative portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes match the needs of the global fashion, textile and design industries, as well as the aspirations of our students.

The School

Our unrivalled facilities are the deciding factor for many students, and industry, in choosing the School of Textiles & Design for study, professional development or commercial research.


Our events calendar for 2017. Your guide to what's on.


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Honorary Graduates

Many of our honorary graduates deliver guest lectures for our students, providing an insight into the global industry.

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