Leeds University 

I visited Leeds a couple of weeks back and I really liked the city. However, for me, I didn’t like the Textile course there. Leeds is part of the Russel Group universities and has a large emphasis on research and has academic qualities. Course: This is a four-year course instead of the usual three as…

Sustainability Project: Final Images

At the beginning of the year, we were set a project to do with sustainability to introduce us into A-Level Textiles. This week marked the end of the project for me (even though it was meant to be finished in February), as I finally put up the installation part of my piece in our annual…

Edinburgh University

I visited Edinburgh this week and I loved it. I know I have only seen one other university, but I feel like I have already made my decision. Course: This is a four-year course instead of the usual three It is a very structured course with the opportunity to work independently and in groups Only…

Scottish National Gallery

The Scottish National Gallery is absolutely beautiful. We came to Edinburgh a day before the University Open Day (due to my insistence/ to get a ‘feel’ of the place) and we packed it full of retail therapy and cultural learning. According to a very lovely shop assistant in Kiehl’s Skincare, the restaurant there has the best scones,…

Manchester Art Gallery

My family and I visited Manchester a month ago to get a feel of the place as my brother is going to university there. We popped into the Manchester Art Gallery to gain a cultural aspect of the city and also at my own insistence. The gallery houses a range of different art from Turner…

Falmouth University

A couple of weeks back I visited my first university, Falmouth. It is a beautiful seaside town where the university campus is only 10 minutes by bus from the centre. I was not able to get pictures of the university but I have some beautiful pictures of the town which I will attach. If you don’t know…