Stimulate academic debate across the constituent elements of Fashion, Textiles and related areas, in order to maintain an informed and current overview of the sector;
PROVIDE A FORUM
Provide a forum for discussion, support and dissemination of learning and teaching, research, practice and scholarly activity for Fashion and Textiles;
Liaise with public and professional bodies to advise on quality educational matters and take a pro-active role in lobbying the interests of the sector.
For example: Council for Higher Education in Art & Design (CHEAD), Textile Institute, Graduate Fashion Foundation and New Designers to name a few.