School of Textiles & Design

“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.

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 School is where technology meets design: we have a reputation for innovative education, enterprise and leading-edge design and technology researchers.