Lynne’s blog posts

Taking the Mindful Approach

As I’ve entered my fourth and final year studying Fashion Management, university life has become more and more like a balancing act! Trying to meet deadlines, going to the gym, having a social life, etc. can all get very overwhelming. At the end of the first semester to try to help us stay calm and cope with the stress of everything, we received a very helpful presentation about mindfulness from Dr Steve Smith, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Wellbeing here at RGU. (more…)

Johnstons of Elgin Presentation

When you think of fashion hubs the likes of London, Paris and New York most likely spring to mind. The North-East town of Elgin… not so much… However, it is home to the U.K.’s largest textile manufacturer, Johnstons of Elgin. With a history spanning over 200 years, Johnstons prides itself for its heritage and innovation, crafting quality cashmere and knitwear. (more…)

What Is Fashion Management All About?

As I mentioned in my introductory post, I want to give you, the reader, a better insight into the Fashion Management course at RGU. Studying this course has allowed me to gain and develop a wide range of transferable skills relating to fashion and business. (more…)

Introducing Lynne

Hi, I’m Lynne! Welcome to my blog!

I’m so excited to start writing for the RGU student blog having been working on my own lifestyle blog over the last couple of years. I can’t quite believe that I’m now in my fourth and final year studying Fashion Management! I’m looking forward to sharing my experience so far at RGU. (more…)

Scottish Fashion Awards Experience

Throughout the Fashion Management course there are many exciting opportunities, with industry experience highly encouraged. It is key to be resourceful and use your initiative in finding these experiences. The Fashion Management Facebook page is a useful tool with lecturers alongside past and present students posting current job offers. (more…)

Third Year Digital Fashion Show Student Experience

One of the attractions of the Fashion Management course is the opportunities it provides, particularly in third year. With the choice to do a full year, 12 weeks or a 6 week placement, I chose to do the latter as it meant I could come back for the remainder of second term to work on the Digital Fashion Show. (more…)