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Jun 13, 2023

10 years of BlueCrest School of Fashion and Design; Creating complete design professionals in Ghana and beyond

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BlueCrest School of Fashion and Design  (SFD) is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and over the past decade, it has established itself as one of the premier fashion schools in Ghana and beyond. The school is known for creating complete design professionals who are well-equipped to take on the challenges of the fashion industry.

One of the key achievements of the school is its commitment to providing a well-rounded education to its students. The school’s curriculum is designed to cover all aspects of fashion design, including fashion illustration, garment construction, textiles, and fashion merchandising. This comprehensive approach has produced graduates who are able to excel in every aspect of the fashion industry, from designing to marketing.

Another notable achievement of BlueCrest School of Fashion and Design is its fashion shows. The school hosts an annual fashion show dubbed Apaso) Akasa (meaning scissors talk in the Twi language) as well as the end of semester fashion shows which showcases the work of its students. These fashion shows have become one of the highlights of the fashion calendar in Ghana, with fashion industry professionals and enthusiasts eagerly anticipating the latest creations from the school’s talented students.

The fashion shows are a testament to the school’s commitment to providing students with hands-on experience in the fashion industry. Students are responsible for every aspect of the show, from designing the garments to organising the event. This real-world experience is invaluable for students who are looking to break into the fashion industry.

Over the past 10 years, BlueCrest School of Fashion and Design has also established partnerships with various organisations in Ghana and beyond. These partnerships provide students with opportunities to gain practical experience by working with established organisations. The school has also organised international exchange programs, allowing students to gain a global perspective on the fashion industry.

SoCreative economy organised by British council in collaboration with Bluecrest University to train over 500 entrepreneurs via E-learning 

Industrial visit to 1647 garment industry

Masterclasses as well as Fashion boot camp are organised for students and also opened to external participants as a way to develop the talents of our students and also for community services to train people with interest in fashion and design. Here, there are Guest lectures from people from the industry to share their experiences, answer all kinds of challenging questions and train participants.

Bridal make-up masterclass

Fashion boot camp

Get noticed with Ella Cardie (Jewellery workshop)

Speaking about the school’s 10th anniversary, the Head of BlueCrest School of Fashion and Design, Mrs. Agnes Odamea Larbi, said, “We are extremely proud of the achievements of our students and graduates over the past 10 years. Our commitment to providing a well-rounded education and hands-on experience in the fashion industry has produced complete design professionals who are making a mark in the industry both in Ghana and beyond.”

Wix training for students ( Workshop on website development)

In conclusion, BlueCrest School of Fashion and Design has established itself as a premier fashion school in Ghana and beyond. Its comprehensive curriculum, commitment to hands-on experience, and partnerships with established organisations have produced complete design professionals who are well-equipped to take on the challenges of the fashion industry. 

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