Discounted rates for UKFT training: including the UKFT Academic Masterclass programme and bespoke training and seminar delivery.
Project support: for industry-related innovation centres, projects and research – including contributing to funding bids, steering committees and discussions; co-ordinating industry groups and promoting activity and findings.
Free access to all UKFT seminars: on a range of industry specific topics which are refreshed each season. All team members will be allowed access free of charge.
Seminars for students: one-off delivery on selected topics from the UKFT seminar programme (delivered and costed on a case-by-case basis.)
Events and networking: exclusive networking opportunities with other institutions and businesses across the industry.
Promotion: the opportunity to promote your institution and activities to our network through UKFT’s newsletter, website and social media.
Access UKFT’s Associate Members: Including specialists in areas such as fashion law, international logistics, intellectual property and fashion production software.
Access to online member-only assets: including colour forecasting for textiles and legal contracts.
Key sessions and careers talks: UKFT can introduce you to a range of industry practitioners from the network to help you to deliver up-to-date insights on specific areas of industry.
Manufacturer visits: UKFT can facilitate site visits to mills and manufacturers across the UK to help students get a better understanding of how the production side of the industry looks and works.
Course development: links to industry practitioners to support the development of new courses and modules.
Skills Consultancy: members have access to core support from the UKFT skills and training team. Support may include OFSTED inspections, qualifications development, apprenticeship delivery and advice on national and regional industry skill gaps. For more in-depth requirements consultancy services can be accessed at a reduced member rate.
UKFT Rise: students from member universities (third year undergraduates earliest) may access UKFT Rise for top-level support in building a business.
Regular industry news: multiple colleague sign up to UKFT’s e-shots and newsletters.
The annual rate for the Education Partner membership is: