CSVPA : UK is world’s top destination for fashion students

Do you have students who are interested in pursuing a career in the Creative Industries?  Make the UK the destination of choice.  With a network of world ranked Art Schools, an industry worth £71.4 billion to the UK economy and the home to some of the world’s most famous and successful designers, where better to study?

According to the Business of Fashion, UK institutions account for 5 of the 10 best BA and MA fashion courses in the world.  UK fashion schools scored higher overall than those in the US and Italy.

The UK is at the forefront of a number of global trends driving the digital games market, especially the spread of social, massive multiplayer online (MMO) and mobile games variants.

By global competitiveness indicators, the UK is one of the top-performing advertising economies.  It is considered the first port of call for brand owners wishing to launch into the European market.

London has the highest concentration of architectural practices of any city in the world and is regarded as a global hub of architectural thinking and teaching.  The UK attracts the best talent from around the world.

The home of leading educational institutes relating to craft & design.  There’s almost no area in craft in which the UK does not have has some historic link, a reflection of its global trading past & its multicultural present.

The UK has the second-largest design sector in the world and the largest design industry in Europe, employing an estimated 232,000 designers. The UK’s design education system is ranked fourth in the world.

UK filmmakers and TV producers are recognised around the world.  The visual effects industry often leads the way in innovation – the CGI which wowed audiences in GravityThe Dark Knight Rises and the Harry Potter series was all created by UK-based VFX houses.

The performing arts scene is supported by world-class training institutions with links to the industry and to each other. Attracting students from all over the globe, they produce the performers, directors and choreographers who provide the core of the UK’s creative offering.