Here is University of Central Lancashire’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 on the use of fur in fashion courses
Q: Does real fur feature in any of your fashion or design courses, and if so, in what way?
A: No fur is used by students on any fashion or design courses
Q: What financial support, including sponsored competitions do you receive from the fur industry?
A: We receive no financial support from any industry linked to fur
Q: Does your HE establishment allow or facilitate the fur industry to promote design competitions, summer schools, sponsorships, internships, or scholarships?
A: None of the above
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: Jane Anthony, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries, firstname.lastname@example.org Nicola Palmer, Course Leader Fashion Promotion with Styling, Njpalmer@uclan.ac.uk Steve Brindle, Senior Lecturer in Fashion, email@example.com Angie Jones, Course Leader Textiles, firstname.lastname@example.org