FAQ

Q. WHAT IS THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA TO APPLY FOR A COURSE?
A. Applicants must be 18 or over with a good level of English as all our courses are taught in English. You should be enthusiastic and passionate about the fashion and design industry.

Applications are considered and responded to within 72 hours of application. We can assist foreign students secure travel visa for the short courses in UK.

Q. HOW DO YOU APPLY FOR ANY OF OUR COURSES?
A. Please email your details and the course you would like to apply on enquiries@londonschoooloftrends.com and our Admissions Officer will get in touch with you within 72 hours. For Online Courses you can enrol on our website directly please follow instructions on the course page to enrol.

Q. WHAT IS THE DURATION OF YOUR PROGRAMMES?
A. English Language and Specialisation Programme- 36 weeks
Residential Programme - 4 weeks
Online Programme- access to the course for 12 months for a learner to learn at their on pace within the duration.

Q. HOW MANY HOURS OF THE WEEK DO I STUDY AT THE COLLEGE?
A. English Language and Specialisation Programme- 30 hours per week
Residential Programme - 6-8 hours per week
Online Programme- no attendance required all the course material is available online which you can access at your convenience.

Apart from tutor contact hours at the college per week. Additionally there is subject related research work and self directed study which the students follow.

Q. WHAT IS NYFW TOUR?
A. We provide an opportunity to all fashion enthusiasts access to New York Fashion Week and to experience and live in New York for a week
The fees includes , air travel and return, airport pick up & drop, accommodation for the entire duration, breakfast only, travel within the city, subject related museum/exhibition visits, social events and of course access to fashion shows
You will be traveling with top fashion bloggers
An airfare surcharge may apply to applicants from some countries.

Q. WHAT IS LFW TOUR?
A. We provide an opportunity to all fashion enthusiasts access to London Fashion Week and to experience and live in London for a week
The fees includes , air travel and return, airport pick up & drop, accommodation for the entire duration, breakfast only, travel within the city, subject related museum/exhibition visits, social events and of course access to fashion shows
You will be traveling with top fashion bloggers
An airfare surcharge may apply to applicants from some countries.

Q. WHAT DOES THE FEES FOR A ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND SPECIALISATION PROGRAMME INCLUDE?
A. It includes the tuition fees, subject related museum/exhibition visits, social events and Portfolio photo-shoot with a crew of Industry Professionals participation in a fashion show.

Q. WHAT DOES THE FEES FOR RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMME INCLUDE?
A. Tuition Fees, Return Air Travel, all meals at the campus & travel within London for the programme duration, london attractions,subject related museum/exhibition visits, social events and Portfolio photo-shoot with a crew of Industry Professionals participation in a fashion show.

Q. I AM A DESIGN STUDENT OR A DESIGNER CAN I PARTICIPATE TO SHOW AT LONDON FASHION WEEK WITH YOU?
A. LFW Participation.

A candidate can showcase a capsule collection of 5 garments.
London School of Trends will provide complete mentorship for a candidates collection to be London Fashion Week ready.

The fees include:
Design development and start to finish Collection development.
Fittings.
Models.
Hair & Makeup.
Show production.
Press and PR activity
The candidate will be showing as part of a group show.

Our show is regularly featured in top fashion titles including Vogue, Harpers, Elle & Cosmopolitan and featured on broadcasting media outletsincluding BBC and Zee TV.

I AM A DESIGN STUDENT OR A DESIGNER CAN I PARTICIPATE TO SHOW AT NEW YORK FASHION WEEK WITH YOU?
A. NYFW Participation

A candidate can showcase a capsule collection of 5 looks
London School of Trends will provide complete mentorship for a candidates collection to be New York Fashion Week ready.

The fees include:
Design development and start to finish Collection development.
Fittings.
Models.
Hair & Makeup.
Show production.
Press and PR activity
The candidate will be showing as part of a group show. Also, students for this show can work together as a group to create a look and split the cost.
Our last season's show was featured in media across the USA including Vogue, Harpers, Elle & Cosmopolitan. Interviews of our team and designers were featured on TV shows across the country.

Q. I AM A INTERIOR DESIGNER DO I GET ACCESS TO DECOREX OR FOCUS?
A. As long as you are a LST student you will have access to Decorex and Focus under our exclusive collaboration.

Q. DO I GET A CERTIFICATE?
A.English Language and Specialisation Programme- graded certificate
Residential Programme - certificate of completion
Online Programme- certificate of completion with personalised feedback

At the end of the Programme , you will get a certificate by LST Accredited by the British Accreditation Council. certification ceremony is arranged at campus where you will receive the certificates.

Q. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE THE OFFER LETTER?
A. On the receipt of your application form and the full payment of course fee, application will be reviewed and successful candidates will receive an offer letter from LST within 72hrs of the application.

Q. WHERE WILL I STAY IN LONDON?
A. English Language and Specialisation Programme- we will assist you with finding a suitable accommodation Residential Programme - at the residential campus, the fees includes your stay.

Q. DO I NEED A VISA?
A. Yes, if you do not hold a UK or EU passport you need to apply for a visa. Our Specialist Visa officers will help and guide you through the visa process.
No visa required for online courses you can enrol for it from anywhere in the World and get the london class room experience at home.

Q. WHEN AND WHERE DO I APPLY FOR THE VISA?
A. Once you have received the offer letter from the college, you can apply for the visa at your local VFS UK Centre or at the British High Commission office in your country. You will need to apply six weeks in advance of your course start date. The College Officers will provide full assistance in order to apply for your visa.

Q. WHICH LANGUAGE ARE THE COURSES TAUGHT IN?
A. All our modules are taught in English.

Q. DO I GET A REFUND IF MY VISA IS REFUSED?
A. Yes a refund will be issued on confirmation of refusal of your visa deducting the administration charges.

Online Courses

Q. WHAT IS THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR AN ONLINE COURSES?
A. There is no eligibility, as long as you are 16 years or over and have found the course of your choice you can purchase and complete the course online.

Q. HOW LONG DO I HAVE ACCESS TO THE ONLINE PROGRAMME?
A. You will have unlimited access for 12 months from your first login date.

Q. WHAT IF I HAVE DIFFICULTIES IN UNDERSTANDING THE ONLINE COURSE?
A. We have a Learner's Support Team, you can contact them from the Learning Hub for any query that you may have during your online learning process.
We are here to help and make your online learning experience hassle free.

Q. IF I CHANGE MY MIND AFTER PURCHASE OF AN ONLINE PROGRAMME, CAN I CANCEL IT FOR A REFUND?
A. In exceptional cases a refund is processed however we do not accept cancellations or process a refund once the access details to the online programme are provided.

Q. I HAVE A VOUCHER/DISCOUNT CODE HOW DO I REDEEM IT?
A. You would have been provided with a redemption link by the merchant where you bought your course. You will have to enter the code, your name and email address. After the code is accepted you will receive your login credentials in an email to the registered email I'd that will allow you to access the course and you can start learning straight away.

Q. CAN I ACCESS THE ONLINE PROGRAMME ON A TABLET OR A SMARTPHONE??
A. Yes, our website is responsive, which means you can view the lectures and read the notes on a tablet or a smartphone.