Visit the Spectacular Showcase of Textile Innovation

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On Friday 14 June any young people interested in a career in textiles need to visit the Spectacular Showcase of Textile Innovation and the Textile Centre of Excellence Careers Fair.

Running from 9.30am on Friday 14 June, the event will showcase the incredible scientific and creative innovation taking place in the textile industry today. Scientists, businesses and artists are continually exploring how to make the industry more sustainable and environmentally friendly and this is your opportunity to find out how.

We will focus on how this innovation has created a thriving industry in Kirklees and highlight the diverse careers that the industry now offers.

 Expect tours of textiles, fashion and costume facilities at the University, talks and demonstrations that showcase the amazing technological and scientific innovation and research that is taking place at the University, along with participatory workshops and activities.

This is a two site event and there will be shuttle buses running to the Textile Centre of Excellence Careers Fair from 1pm so that you can also meet businesses and industry partners and find out about careers available through apprenticeships and other routes.

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  • There will be a shuttle bus to take you there and bring you back to the University afterwards.