After serving in the Peace Corps, Kandrisa Alston was looking to gain technical experience to complement her fieldwork - this lead her to join the Advanced Sustainable Design - MSc. Now back stateside and working within the Centre for Sustainable Design and Resiliency in Washington DC, Kandrisa shares her memories of studying at Edinburgh.

While studying at ECA, Veronica was able to build up her confidence and improve her critical thinking skills allowing her to bring her passion for sustainability into the range of positions she has landed since graduating.

Do you ever look in the mirror and find yourself asking where your new outfit came from? Did the maker get treated fairly? Organised by three Edinburgh students, R Sustainable Fashion Show hopes to confront both the ethical and sustainability issues in the fashion industry.

MSc Advanced Sustainable Design students in collaboration with the University’s Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability have showcased their Building Futures project at the 2nd Planetary Health Annual meeting held at McEwan Hall.

At ECA, Paul was able to explore his interest in sustainability through a series of collaborative and individual industry-related projects.

Maddie Williams, who graduated in 2017, was one of ten finalists invited to Hong Kong for the 2019 Redress Design Award, and will now work with fashion brand REVERB to create a new collection.

Cindy moved from Jiaxing to study a Masters degree in Advanced Sustainable Design at ECA.

Staff and students collaborate on a programme of events across Edinburgh.

Studying Textiles at ECA allowed Alison to explore a broad range of subject matters within textiles which ignited Alison's interest in material science and sustainability.