Fashion Academy

As a fashion student at GC you could take part in Cheltenham Fashion Week, work for our in-house design agency, GC Overdrive, and take part in national campaigns like 'Pants to Poverty'.

Learn fashion illustration, pattern cutting, garment making, textiles, embellishment, millinery, personal styling, leatherwork and much more

Studying fashion could lead to a job as a fashion designer, seamstress, tailor, fashion journalist, or buyer.

 

 

 

Alex Tuffley

Fashion Design Extended

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Quick Facts

  • Partnered with Cheltenham Fashion Week
  • Experienced teaching staff
  • Covers many areas within the fashion industry
  • Trips to enrich learning
  • Extras to enhance employability skills.

Our Experts, Your Teachers

Rachel Johnson
Rachel Johnson
Course Leader For Fashion

Rachel Johnson, our course leader for fashion, is a designer with a wide range of industry experience, including graphics, print, textiles and fashion and has been teaching at Gloucestershire College for seven years. 

Student Stories

Alex Tuffley

Diploma Level 3

Fashion Design Extended

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Alex Tuffley

Diploma Level 3

Fashion Design Extended

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Our Students' Work

Here at Gloucestershire College, we are proud of our students’ work.  It is not only showcased on the walls across our campuses, but also on our website. Below you will find a selection of inspired works created by students studying with our Cheltenham Fashion Academy.

Facilities

Here at Gloucestershire College, we know that excellent teaching is key to learning, but we also believe brilliant facilities make learning so much easier.

Fashion Studios
Fashion Studios
Cheltenham Campus

Our fashion studios, located at our Cheltenham Campus, give students access to sewing machines, print machines, hemming machines, tailor’s dummies, and many many more excellent facilities that are key to honing our students’ fashion construction knowledge.

Mac Suites
Mac Suites
Cheltenham Campus

Our Mac suites contain several iMacs that are kitted out with the latest software, from Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to other creative suite programs.

We Proudly Serve Starbucks
We Proudly Serve Starbucks
Cheltenham Campus, Gloucester Campus

Our Campuses proudly serve Starbucks coffee, with subsidised rates for students and staff.

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.

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