What Applicants Say About Their Interviews at CSAD

‘You may recall that I dropped you an email, following our inspirational visit to Cardiff Met with our daughter back in January.  We have since driven up & down the country, for interviews at several other universities.   There really was no comparison to what Cardiff Met. has to offer – the course, staff team & working environment are all in a different league to … Continue reading What Applicants Say About Their Interviews at CSAD

Francesca Di-Lella, Lottie Cooper and Rosie Edwards, BA Textiles

BA Textiles design competition winners announced

The Textiles Department has been fortunate to work again with Design Group UK on another exciting consultancy project. The winners have finally been announced! DG’s Head of Design, Sarah Barker handed the final year Textile students a brief to design a collection of greetings products for the everyday market. The overall winners were Lottie Cooper, Rosie Edwards and Francesca Di-Lella. They each were given £350 prize … Continue reading BA Textiles design competition winners announced

BA Textiles student shortlisted for 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

It has just been announced that CSAD BA Textiles student Jenny Evans has been shortlisted for the 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Young Entrepreneur  of the Year award. Jenny Evans Designs beat off some tough competition in order to make the regional shortlist, with over 1000 businesses entering the awards nationally across the wide range of categories. Now in its fifth year, … Continue reading BA Textiles student shortlisted for 2017 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Paige Strugnell

BA Textiles student channels creativity to ease anxiety

At this year’s CSAD Summer Show, BA Textiles student Paige Strugnell form Mold, North Wales, showcased her final year project ‘Tied by my anxiety’ – a smartphone app that raises awareness of anxiety issues – featuring beautiful and brightly coloured jackets, bags, purses and notebooks, each featuring a QR code. Paige explains: “When scanned with a smartphone, the QR code leads to a relaxing stop … Continue reading BA Textiles student channels creativity to ease anxiety

Image: Jenny Evans, Big Ideas Wales Flickr

BA Textiles student runner up for Best Business Idea at ‘Big Ideas Wales’

Jenny Evans, second year BA Textiles student, has recently come Runner-Up in the Big Ideas Wales Celebrated Awards for Best Business Idea. Speaking about the ceremony, Jenny says: “It was a fantastic day, meeting so many young entrepreneurs was so inspiring.  I received a huge amount of support from the Centre for Entrepreneurship before the event, especially with the materials needed for my stand. They … Continue reading BA Textiles student runner up for Best Business Idea at ‘Big Ideas Wales’

SDC International Fashion & Textiles Design Competition 2017

Congratulations to Chloe Trew and Paige Strugnell, who were selected to represent Cardiff School of Art and Design with their Fashion and Textiles work on Friday 24 March 2017 at Stroud West of England and South Wales Regional heats. Both students personally presented their designs to the panel of industry professionals: Dr Savithri Bartlett – Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer, The University of Winchester Sarah Little – … Continue reading SDC International Fashion & Textiles Design Competition 2017

Textiles Student Reflects on her Study Trip to India

If you follow Cardiff Met on Instagram, you might have seen the #CardiffMetTakeover posts from Textiles student Jenny Evans on her study visit to India as a part of her field module earlier this term. A group of students from across all CSAD courses had the most incredible time exploring the cities of Jaipur and Udaipur. In addition to exploring the cities and landscapes students … Continue reading Textiles Student Reflects on her Study Trip to India