Here is Glasgow Caldedonian University’s response to our Freedom of Information request:
Q: Does your HE establishment have a policy on the use of fur?
A: The University does not have a written down policy.
Q: Does real fur feature in any of your fashion or design courses, and if so, in what way?
A: No, real fur is not used in any of our fashion and design activities
Q: What financial support, including sponsored competitions do you receive from the fur industry?
Q: Does your HE establishment allow or facilitate the fur industry to promote design competitions, summer schools, sponsorships, internships, or scholarships?
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: Linda Shearer, Department of Business Management, firstname.lastname@example.org