Wilson School of Design named best overall fashion school in Canada

Mon, Jun 10, 2019

The Wilson School of Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University was named the best overall in Canada by the Best Fashion Schools in the World report by Business of Fashion magazine.

The institution was the only Canadian fashion school to receive badges in multiple categories in the fashion design section of the report:

  • Best Overall (only Canadian school)
  • Best in Long-term Value
  • Best in Learning Experience (only Canadian school)

“We are proud to have been included on this prestigious, international list. Our close connection to industry and extensive practicum placements, hands-on experiential learning and advanced technology are cornerstones of our programs,” says Andhra Goundrey, interim dean, Wilson School of Design.

“This global recognition is validation for what we take pride in and we are thrilled to be on the map with such good company.”

For this report, Business of Fashion does an annual rigorous assessment of fashion schools with input from leading experts in fashion. There are 30 different data points collected from 66 institutions and surveys completed by 13,500 students and alumni. There is also feedback from HR and industry professionals as well as input from the BoF education council.

For more information about the Wilson School of Design visit kpu.ca/design.