Fashion & Design Summer School

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The fashion industry is a massive global enterprise, encompassing a wide array of sectors from mass-market retail to boutique clothing stores and eco-friendly apparel brands. Immerse Education’s Fashion & Design Summer Programmes provide a unique opportunity to explore fashion and design principles before entering higher education. You’ll study fashion trends, textile technology, and design processes to build a comprehensive understanding. Through design projects, workshops, and fashion shows, you’ll develop creativity, technical skills, and an eye for detail essential for the fashion industry.

Guided by experienced designers and aligned with your interests, the course covers various fashion styles and techniques, helping you refine your design philosophy. Individual mentorship and detailed critiques will help you excel in the dynamic world of fashion and design.

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Where Do We Offer Fashion & Design?

Our Fashion & Design programme takes place in the heart of New York City, with accommodation at Columbia’s renowned campus. Participate in immersive workshops and studio sessions throughout the city’s fashion districts, gaining insight and experience in one of the world’s fashion capitals.
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What to Expect in a Fashion & Design Programme

Immerse Education’s Residential Fashion & Design summer schools provide an exceptional opportunity to delve into the professional world of fashion whilst still in high school. The ‘Career Insights’ Pathway emphasizes hands-on skills through creative workshops, studio sessions, and industry networking. Foster creativity by exploring innovative design concepts and techniques in line with traditional methods or cutting-edge trends. Cultivate resourcefulness by navigating the challenges of fashion design and production. Set and achieve personal goals by developing prototypes that go on to become your own fashion projects and collections. This pathway equips students with the practical skills and industry insights needed to thrive in fashion and design.

Our In-person Programmes May Include

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1-on-1 Tutoring

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Group Workshops

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Personal Research Project

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Expert Seminars

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Day Excursions

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Certificate of Achievement

Meet Some of Our Fashion & Design Tutors

Our fashion and design tutors offer exceptional support to aspiring designers. With successful careers in the fashion industry, they guide students through design projects, creative workshops, and industry insights. By sharing their own experiences, they ignite student creativity and passion for fashion; personalised guidance helps students develop their unique style. Tutors also assist ESL students in mastering fashion terminology essential for global design practice and industry success.

What Do Our Alumni Have to Say?

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The Immerse Education Difference

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Top university placement

Our students end up in top universities:
Including Oxford, NYU, Cambridge, Harvard, Imperial College London, University of Toronto, MIT, and many more.

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Safe & secure environment

The safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority, and all staff undergo enhanced background checks and receive thorough safeguarding training.

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Accreditations, awards & partnerships

We are accredited with Aegis and BAC, and won: Queens Award for Enterprises, British Youth Travel: Best Educational product finalist, and Educational Investor Award 2023.

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Post-programme benefits

Including Access to Membership Benefits and Events from Partners, Life-time Access to Learning Opportunities via the Immerse Alumni Network, Live Events, Exclusive Offers from our Partners.

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Our expert mentors

All mentors on our programmes are past/current students at Oxford or Cambridge University All of our support staff are background-checked and receive training in providing an unforgettable experience for every Immerse student.

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Fashion & Design Summer School FAQs

What is an Fashion & Design programme and why is it important to study?

What is the programme about? Immerse™ Fashion and Design programmes celebrate the fusion of art and function, exploring garment creation, interior design, and more. Dive into aesthetics that shape how we express ourselves and interact with spaces. 

Why study Fashion and Design? Aesthetic innovation inspires culture and identity and can influence the behaviour of the masses. By studying Fashion and Design, you’ll shape aesthetics, crafting wearable art that reflect who we are. Success in this field can unlock access to some of the most exclusive brands, venues and events in the world.

Enthusiasts of Fashion and Design tread versatile career paths. They excel in design studios, fashion houses, creative agencies, and beyond. Graduates can pursue roles in fashion design, branding, and trend analysis. The world of Fashion and Design offers avenues to contribute to the dynamic interplay of form, function, and personal expression that is fashion.

Currently, Immerse Education offers a residential Fashion & Design course in New York.

Immerse’s programs are open to all, regardless of prior fashion or design knowledge. However, course tutors will anticipate that participants have an enthusiasm for creating visual designs and a curiosity surrounding the techniques that can bring these to life.

In the Fashion & Design course offered by Immerse Education, you will study a range of topics that cover the fundamentals of fashion and design principles, the history of fashion, and the impact of cultural and social trends on fashion. The course also delves into the creative process of designing, from concept development to the final creation, including drawing techniques and fabric selection. Additionally, you will explore the business side of the fashion industry, understanding brand development, marketing strategies, and the challenges of sustainable fashion.

The Fashion and Design course appeals to 15-18 year old high school participants captivated by aesthetic fusion, curious about spatial narratives, and inspired to shape creative expressions. If you possess an eye for trends, this course offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of fashion and design and prepare for future study at fashion institutes and schools of design.

Immerse Education integrates Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) to support ESL students. This approach combines academic content with language development, ensuring that students improve their English proficiency while engaging with subject-specific material. Our experienced tutors use a variety of techniques to enhance understanding and language acquisition. Additionally, they provide personalised feedback and support to help students master subject-specific terminology.

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