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SHIFT: the student conference

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The second SH:IFT student conference will take place on 25 March 2020.

This is a platform students platform to showcase their ideas and research, to tackle some of the negative impacts of the fashion and textiles industry. Looking to the future of our industry, how will you fashion a more sustainable 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 

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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

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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 

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The student team


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

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