Indulekha Aravindan
NTU’s multi-cultural environment provides a great place for students to develop. Also, the modules are well tailored to meet all the requirements of the global fashion industry.

More about Indulekha

Can you tell us about your Masters project?
“My dissertation is based on collaborative fashion consumption, which focuses on aspects such as shared economy and sustainability. Before I enrolled onto my course, I knew that I wanted to combine my love for economics and the fashion industry towards developing models that will shape the global industry in a positive way.

“I’ve learnt how the international fashion market varies and its different challenges and opportunities. In addition, we have a live industry project with Next Plc. on developing sustainable strategies that allow each one of us to understand and develop ideas to resolve one of the most critical issues of the industry. Being able to do a project like this is extremely valuable, and the knowledge that I attain from it will benefit me in the future.”

What do you enjoy most about your course at NTU?
“My tutors, the modules, and the diverse crowd. The tutors are always willing to help you at any point. You feel extremely supported and it alleviates the stress that comes along with being an international student, as they show concern over your personal and professional growth. NTU’s multi-cultural environment provides a great place for students to develop. Also, the modules are well tailored to meet all the requirements of the global fashion industry.”

How do you find the course staff?
“The course staff play a vital role helping me stay motivated. The fact that you get to learn from industry experts is something every aspirant would want to be a part of. There’s so much knowledge and inspiration you get from the tutors.”

What do you think about the facilities available to you?
“The University facilities are the best I could ask for.”

As an international student, what do you like about studying and living in Nottingham?
“Nottingham provides something for everyone to enjoy. The diversity in the city, and the creative and cultural aspect of Nottingham makes it unique. There’s so much inspiration you get from just being in the city, which broadens your horizons.”

Why would you recommend your course to someone thinking of studying it?
“The course modules, tutors and Nottingham itself make it a rewarding experience for anyone who wants to be a part of the design industry.”

How do you think the course, and having a postgraduate qualification, will help you to progress your career?
“NTU has proven its reputation in design education, which I’m sure will put me in a good position wherever I apply. A postgraduate course is very practical, and the knowledge you gain will help me grasp the industrial dynamics better, to enable me to work more efficiently in my jobs.”

How has NTU’s international scholarship helped you?
“The scholarship scheme has helped me meet other scholarship students, who’ve produced some great work. I’ve been able to learn a lot from them.”

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