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National Fashion and Business Saturday Club

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Subject Area

Art and design


Oxford City Centre,
Oxpens Rd,
Oxford, OX1 1SA

From Saturday 5 October 2019, we will be running the free, National Fashion and Business Saturday Club at City of Oxford College, as part of a national network created by the Sorrell Foundation and run by the Saturday Club Trust. 

The Club gives young people in years 9,10 and 11 the unique opportunity to study Fashion and Business at City of Oxford College every Saturday morning for 15 weeks, free of charge.

The aim is to nurture the young people’s talent and build their confidence and self-esteem.

The Club is equally suitable for boys and girls of all abilities with an interest in Fashion and Business.

Dates for National Fashion and Business Saturday Club are as follows:

  • 5, 12, 19, 26 October
  • 9, 16, 23, 30 November
  • 7, 14 December
  • 11, 18, 25 January
  • 1, 8 February

All 10am–1pm

Location: City of Oxford College

What I'll learn

The fashion business is an important part of the UK’s creative industries, and with its supply chains provide 880,000 jobs in a wide range of sub-sectors, which range from materials technology and trend forecasting to fashion journalism and retail management.

The fashion industry is a great British success story, generating £28 billion for the economy each year.

Fashion courses at UK universities lead the world and are in demand globally.
Sources: British Fashion Council


How I'll learn

Club members will receive 45 hours of expert tuition which includes the opportunity to take part in a wide range of stimulating activities based in City of Oxford College’s specialist facilities, workshops and studios.


How I'll be assessed

There are no formal assessments.


Entry Requirements

Fee: Not applicable

National Fashion and Business Saturday Club is free and places go to students who want to expand their creative skills and are committed to every Saturday morning throughout the Spring and Summer term.
All materials, equipment and educational visit costs for this course will be covered by City of Oxford College.

We award free places to twenty students who demonstrate commitment and passion for Fashion&Business and have an interest in progressing into the Creative Industries.


How to Apply

To apply for this course or if you need any additional information, please contact Danielle Sterrenburg on the following email address:

You can also contact the college on 0808 168 6626.