BRINGING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES NEARER

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SINGAPORE – At Raffles, we do not just encourage beyond the classroom training, but also bring ample career opportunities for students upon their graduation! On 11 November 2015, Raffles Concierge was turned into a Career Fair where representatives from various industries were here to hunt for their potential employees. The career fair provides opportunities to students and graduates to meet potential … Read More

BEYOND CLASSROOM LEARNING

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SINGAPORE – Field trips, beyond the classroom learning is one of Raffles Singapore’s multi-faceted learning approaches where Raffles Fashion Marketers have a taste of converting classroom learning into the real-world applications. To prepare Raffles Fashion Marketers for the industry world, Raffles Creative Practitioners, Joyce LAI brought 18 of them to Hong Kong for a merchandise sourcing and buying trip on … Read More

RELISHING POTENTIAL THROUGH DESIGN

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SINGAPORE – Another great achievement by our very own Raffles Jewellery Designers! Raffles Designers Alicia Priscilla GENESIUS achieved the 1st runner up in the Wai Gems & Jewellery 1st Anniversary Competition! The competition was held in Yangon, Myanmar on 20 November 2015. Wai Gem & Jewellery launched the jewellery design contest to celebrate its 1st Anniversary together with promotion of publicity and … Read More

A Stepping Stone into Sustainable Fashion

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SINGAPORE – In yet more exciting news and international recognition for Raffles Singapore, Raffles Fashion Designer Juliana NG has emerged among the top 30 semi-finalists for the competitive EcoChic Design Award, the first international sustainable fashion design competition bringing together both Asian and European fashion designers. Organised by Hong Kong-based fashion non-governmental organisation Redress, and sponsored by Hong Kong governmental agency Create Hong Kong, … Read More

A Successful Regional Congress for World Mental Health

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  SINGAPORE – The inaugural Asian Regional Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) has come to a successful close, and Raffles Singapore is proud to have hosted hundreds of regional and international delegates, at the landmark conference launched by Minister of Health GAN Kim Yong. Kicking off at The Fairmont Singapore on the 1st of October 2015, the three-day … Read More

BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS

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INDIA – Raffles Mumbai held its graduation show on the 10th October 2015 at The Lalit, Mumbai. Close to 600 guests including parents, students, and a range of esteemed guests including industry partners and diplomats attended the event, to mark the completion of a beautiful journey of our design students. Encompassing both a student exhibition and a fashion show, ‘Bright … Read More

THE ISKANDAR APPRENTICE

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MALAYSIA – The first week of October proved to be an exciting one, as our very own Raffles Iskandar students and staff finally got the chance to showcase the fruits of their hard work for the RUI Apprentice Project at Komtar JBCC. A collaboration between the ‘Students Enhancement, Enrichment, and Development Committee’ (SEED) and Centre of Professional Development (CPD), the RUI … Read More

JEWELLERY OF ARABIA

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SAUDI ARABIA – The pursuit of elegance and beauty is a time-honoured tradition, one fuelled even further in this day and age by tremendous growth of new media, in particular the various digital platforms featuring instantaneous sharing of content and trends such as Facebook, Instagram and Vine. One such field which has seen an explosion of interest here in recent … Read More

SHINING AT SURABAYA FASHION WEEK

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INDONESIA – An amazing array of creative talent was once again showcased by Raffles Surabaya, this time at the Surabaya Fashion Week 2015, held at the Grand City Mall on the 10th of October, in celebration of the city’s 722nd anniversary. As one of the largest cities in the country, Surabaya holds a crucial role in the development of Indonesia’s … Read More

TAKING CENTRE-STAGE AT SHANGHAI FASHION WEEK

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CHINA – 12 of Raffles Shanghai’s latest batch of outstanding designers recently got a valuable international platform to showcase their talents at the 2016SS Shanghai Fashion Week, held at the Shanghai Town & Country Community on the 16th of October. Doubling up as the college’s graduate fashion show, Raffles Designers Moon (Zhao Yue’er) and Doris (Zhu Ying) would even bag the … Read More