University of Bedfordshire

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Here is University of Bedforshire’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 policy specifically on the use of fur.

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

A: No. Student collections in the School of Art & Design have not used fur for at least the past 6 years

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:Dr Hedley Roberts, Head of School of Art and Design, and Beverly Bothwell, Course Leader, Senior Lecturer in Fashion Design & Communication