De Montford University

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Here is De Montfort University’s response to our Freedom of Information request:

Q: Does your HE establishment have a policy on the use of fur?

A: No

Q: Does real fur feature in any of your fashion or design courses, and if so, in what way?

A: There is no use of fur in taught curriculum.  Students may choose to use any material they wish in their own assessments, which could potentially include fur

Q: What financial support, including sponsored competitions do you receive from the fur industry?

A: None

Q: Does your HE establishment allow or facilitate the fur industry to promote design competitions, summer schools, sponsorships, internships, or scholarships?

A: No


This university has no clear stance on the use of fur.

Real fur is cruel and unnecessary. Please urge the University to adopt a fur free policy.  Email: Angela Davies, Lecturer in Textile Technology/Garment Technology,  Fiona Bailey, Lecturer in Fashion Buying,