Yuxi Shen
My tutors have great patience and give me useful advice every time. The technical staff are also very friendly and always help me solve my technical problems.”

More about Yuxi

What made you choose to study at NTU?
“NTU’s textile design course has a good ranking in the UK, that’s why I chose to study here.”

What do you enjoy most about your course?
“This textile design course has advanced equipment and machines that allow me to learn better.”

Has the course included any live projects or briefs that you really enjoyed?
“In my second year, we worked on a design brief for Romo, a designer fabric and wallcoverings wholesaler. This experience taught me how to design for customers and how to work as a team.”

Has the course included any speakers from industry that you really enjoyed?
“The designer Faye McCall who came to speak to our class gave me a lot of inspiration.”

What do you think about the course staff?
“My tutors have great patience and give me useful advice every time. The technical staff are also very friendly and always help me solve my technical problems.”

What do you think about the facilities available to you?
“My course has many professional machines and I am very satisfied with all the equipment available. The library is rich in resources and I’ve been able to find many fashion design magazines from different countries.”

As an international student, what do you like about studying and living in Nottingham?
“Nottingham is a very convenient city, in terms of getting around locally and also to other parts of the UK. NTU is in the city centre, within walking distance to shopping malls and cinemas. Rent and eating out is also cheaper than London.”

Why would you recommend your course / NTU to someone looking to study BA (Hons) Textile Design?
“The tutors on this course are professional and friendly. You can learn a lot here.”

How was your experience at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)?
“NTIC’s course taught me how to create a sketchbook, collect inspiration, and design. I think it was helpful in preparing me for my textile design course.”

Yuxi won the Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) Award for Textile Design. She received a copy of the internationally renowned design publication The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, along with a year's Associate Membership of the CSD, comprising full access to professional services and advice, discounts on training and events, and the accolade of immediately being able to use the affix Assoc.CSD after their name.

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