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London – The fashion capital of the world

London has once again dominated the Fashion Schools Rankings, with five schools featuring in the top 10, more than any other city in the world. Central Saint Martin’s has retained number one spot in the rankings that look at three key factors; learning experience, influence and value.

Also featured in the world’s top 10 are London College of Fashion (2), Kingston University (4), and Royal College of Art (10). Also in the top 10 is Instituto Marangoni, one of Italy’s top design school which has a campus in central London (8).  University of Westminster and Ravensbourne also feature amongst the world’s best, coming in at 11th and 20th respectively.

WardrobeTrendsFashion, creators of the list, state that the Fashion Schools Rankings ‘are designed to help prospective students navigate the increasingly complex global fashion education landscape.’

London has a long history of developing some of the world’s most renowned fashion designers with Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen an example of just some of London’s former students. These rankings suggests that this is a trend set to continue.

Could you follow in the footsteps of Stella McCartney? Use our course search to find the right fashion course for you.

London education has transformed my life

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UCAS Undergraduate Application Deadline – 15th January 2017

If you’re thinking about studying in London from September 2017, don’t forget that Friday 15 January is the deadline for UCAS applications for most undergraduate courses. ‘UCAS‘, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, is the official UK government approved application service for undergraduate courses at UK universities. International students who want to study in London should register on UCAS […]

“There are a lot more innovative, progressive and non-conventional courses in London”

With almost a third of the British population reducing the amount of meat they eat, Study London caught up with Hanan Alkouh to talk about meat substitutes. Shortlisted for the Mayor of London’s International Student Innovation Award, Hanan’s Sea-meat Seaweed project explores the possibility of a world without meat. Originally from Kuwait, Hanan studied for […]

“Studying in London gives you amazing exposure to giant companies as well as start-ups”

London welcomed nearly 4,000 French students last year, who are studying in higher education institutions across the city. Study London spoke to three of the French finalists in the Mayor of London’s International Student Innovation Award about why they chose to study in London. Félicie Eymard always dreamed of studying in London. The creator of […]

London is the place to be for artificial intelligence

With London emerging as a global hub for artificial intelligence (AI), Study London caught up with computing student Osama Rama about the passion for robotics which brought him to London. Shortlisted for the Mayor of London’s International Student Innovation Award for his robot, Oizuu, Osama is doing a masters course in Computing and AI at […]

Looking for an international business hub? Come to London!

For Nigerian student Dr Eyenimi Ndiomu, London’s position as an international business hub is one of the key benefits of studying in London. Founder of Ubenwa – a mobile app that detects whether a newborn baby is struggling to breathe – Eyenimi was recently shortlisted for the International Student Innovation Award. Before coming to London, […]

London is a dream city and a hub for design

Indian student Surabhi Mittal comments on her experience of studying in the capital For Indian student Surabhi Mittal, her passion for design lead her to London to study at University of the Art’s Central Saint Martins. Shortlisted for the inaugural International Student Innovation Award for her Paper Mache Tea Set, Surabhi spoke to Study London […]

London, the home of innovation

Study London has been chatting to a few of the stars in our new student innovation video about studying in London and what they like most about the capital. Elena Dieckmann from Germany, founder of Aeropowder “I believe that there is no other city in the world that accelerates ideas as quickly as London. By studying […]

Elevating London creativity

Performance artist Marta Benaglia gave an electrifying aerial performance at the International Student Innovation Showcase and Award ceremony held at UAL’s Central Saint Martins on 2 November. Marta, an Italian student studying Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths, University of London, performed her ‘Hibyan Sky’ routine in front of more than 200 guests at the […]

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