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ONLINE COURSES LAUNCHING SEPTEMBER 2022

Now you can study at the Fashion Retail Academy from the comfort of your own home, wherever you are in the world! We’re excited to launch our brand new online courses in Data Analytics, UX/UI Design and Buying & Merchandising.

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9th June 2022

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What is a Level 4 Diploma in fashion?

Choosing your next steps after A-Levels, college or a Level 3 course can feel daunting. You want to take the best path to your future career, and that can be different for everyone. At the FRA, our Level 4 fashion diplomas are some of our most popular courses for students wanting to work in the industry

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23rd May 2022

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Fast Track Buying & Merchandising Grads Secure Jobs at ASOS

Congratulations to our Level 4 Fast Track Buying & Merchandising students, who graduated this month. Following our successful Bootcamp Assessment centre, a majority of our graduates are now joining the buying and merchandising teams at ASOS!

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28th February 2022

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Level 3 Fashion Design visit Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life

This month, our Level 3 Fashion Design students visited the Barbara Hepworth: Art & Life exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield. Over several weeks, the seven groups each visited the gallery to gather inspiration for their Circular Forms project. They’ll be using their research of her art to create their own clothing designs.

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21st February 2022

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Is a Career as a Fashion Stylist Right for You?

Becoming a fashion stylist is one of the most desirable and sought-after careers in the industry. If you’re excited about aesthetics, up-to-date on the latest trends and confident in your sense of style, a career as a fashion stylist could be perfect for you!

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14th February 2022

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FRA Alumni selected in Drapers 30 Under 30 2022

Congratulations to Alannah Gold, who has been selected as one of Drapers 30 under 30 for 2022! Alannah studied Level 4 Merchandising for Fashion, graduating in 2013. She is now International Digital Trading Manager at River Island. 

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7th February 2022

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AMP2 Equality & Diversity Forum Relaunched for 2022

Next month, we're relaunching our diversity, equality and inclusion forum: Amp2. Find out how we're consulting with our students and staff to make change happen at the FRA, and how you can get involved by becoming an Amp2 ambassador.

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31st January 2022

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Is a Career in Fashion PR Right for You?

Fashion PR is one of the most exciting, fast-paced careers in the fashion industry. With its glamorous image of fashion shows, parties and celebrities, it's unsurprisingly one of the most popular careers in the industry too.

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25th January 2022

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Montana Brown talks Sustainable Swimwear

As part of The Fashion Dialogue's second season, Montana Brown spoke to our host, Carl Thompson, about founding her own sustainable swimwear label - Swim Society. They discussed ethical production, fabric innovations and educating consumers about sustainable products.

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17th January 2022

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Graduations: 2020 & 2021

After a tough 18 months, we were hugely excited to be able to hold our degree Graduation ceremonies again for the Classes of 2020 and 2021.

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20th December 2021

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