22nd March 2006
FASHION GRADUATE EMBARKS ON DESIGNER CAREER
Studies graduate from the
Katie Hughes from
graduated from the
She went on to do a Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Pattern Cutting for the Industry at the London College of Fashion.
It was while she was studying at the college, which is part of the University of the Arts, that Katie got her lucky break.
“The external moderator for the course I was studying works as a designer at Jaeger,” said Katie. “She saw my work and asked me if I would like to meet her. She invited me to go for an interview and offered me the position.
“I still can’t believe I’ve got a job working for a major fashion designer. It’s something I’ve always wanted to do and spent my whole degree working towards.
“I am really excited about the job and can’t wait to start on Monday. I’ve been really lucky in the way it happened - being picked out from all the other students on the course rather than having to go through the whole application process.”
the Fashion Studies course at the
are really experienced and taught me a lot. The course is very broad-based and
there’s a lot of focus on getting a job at the end of it. I did a six-month
work placement at Matthew Williamson while I was studying in
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