Nottingham Trent Students Take Factory Tour

Six groups of students from Nottingham Trent University gained fashion manufacturing insight with a seminar and factory tour at Fashion-Enter’s HQ in London.

Taking place over 2-days from the 9th December the groups were shown each stage of the garment production process and gained valuable insight into what makes a factory ethical and ‘Leading’ in the Fast Forward audit. In line with their university studies the students learnt about critical path, costings and compliance.

Feedback included:

“I learnt how costings work, how long it takes to make a garment and shipping times. I really enjoyed this tour and thought it was very detailed and interesting.” – G

“I saw the full process from pattern cutting to packaging. Really interesting to physically see how the garment process works.” – L

“Very informative, explained in-depth the key terms in the process of the factory and making garments.” – S

“I leant a lot about supply chains and how a garment is made from start to finish, thank-you!” – M

“It was really interesting to know how the workers are paid and how many people are needed to make a garment. I like how we were shown the garments thoroughly.” – C

“Really informative and thorough talk, well presented and welcoming.” – G

“Gave a real and interesting insight into garment production. Liked the sustainability aspect of the talk as well.” – J