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The second SHIFT student conference will take place on 25 March 2020.

This is a platform for students to showcase their ideas and research about how to tackle the negative impacts of the fashion and textiles industry. Looking to the future, we want to start a manifesto for sustainability in our industry.

All students of the school of fashion and textiles are welcome to participate. More details of how to get involved are given below. There will be prizes for the best entries. This is your conference, your industry, your future.

Book your place here 


The conference

Challenging students to think about the future of fashion and textiles, for their own practice, the school and the future of the industry.

Learn more about SHIFT 

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Student submissions

Abstract content guidelines - Information on what to include, deadline information and how to submit your work.

Details on how to submit

The lecture programme

Fashioning Futures in collaboration with the student conference presenting a host of guest speakers and industry knowledge.

Learn more about the programme 

The student team

Meet the students behind the programme. Learn more about each role and their involvement with the conference.

Student team