How to apply

You may be applying directly from school or university, taking a gap year, or seeking a career in the fashion, media or luxury brand industries. Or you may simply wish to fuel your personal interests.

Whether you’re interested in a long or short course, applying to the Condé Nast College is easy!

For short courses, there is no selection criteria. You book a place by filling out the booking form and paying the course fee. Only once you have paid will your place on the course be reserved. 

One week Fashion Styling Course

One week Fashion Journalism Course

One week Fashion Business Course

Miss Vogue Course

For all other courses, there is a selection process as detailed below. Filling in the application form is the first stage for all courses. 

Vogue Intensive Summer Course

All applicants must complete the online application form.

Once you have submitted the online application form, you will receive a response from the admissions team within a few weeks regarding the outcome of your application. If you are offered a place, you must confirm (in writing) that you wish to accept our offer. We will then send you the invoice for your tuition fee, and you must pay a deposit of £1200 to secure your place on the course.

Full payment of the course fees must be paid prior to commencement of all these courses. Your place on the course cannot be guaranteed until full payment is received. 

Vogue Fashion Certificate and Vogue Fashion Foundation Diploma

Applicants must complete the three-stage application process outlined below

Stage 1– The online application form  

Assesses an applicant’s potential to benefit from the course. Each applicant is asked to provide information about themselves including their personal details, education history and any relevant work experience. Applicants will also be asked to write a 250 word personal statement describing their academic interests and reasons for applying to the Condé Nast College.

Stage 2 – The College Challenge

This is a short assignment that can either be in either written or video format. You will complete the College Challenge once you have submitted your application form. (Please check your email for the instructions, or the visit College Challenge page on our website)

Stage 3 – The interview    

A limited number of applicants will be invited for an interview (either in person or by telephone/Skype). The interview typically lasts for 30 minutes and is a chance to put a face and personality to your application. The interview will aim to assess your range of abilities and experiences. It is paramount that you use this opportunity to show imagination, creative thinking and professional ambitions. 

Soon after the interview, we will write to inform you of the status of your application. If you are offered a place, you must confirm (in writing) that you wish to accept our offer. We will then send you the invoice for your tuition fee, and you must pay a deposit of £1,200 to secure your place on the course.

Full payment of the course fees must be paid prior to commencement of all these courses. Your place on the course cannot be guaranteed until full payment is received. 

BA (Hons) Fashion Communication 

Applicants must complete the two-stage application process outlined below

Stage 1– The online application form  

Assesses an applicant’s potential to benefit from the course. Each applicant is asked to provide information about themselves including their personal details, education history and any relevant work experience. Applicants will also be asked to write a 500 word personal statement describing their academic interests and reasons for applying to the Condé Nast College. The application deadline for this course is 20 May 2016.*

*If you cannot apply by this deadline, please contact admissions@condenastcollege.co.uk for further advice as we may be able to accommodate your application. 

Stage 2 – The interview & portfolio submission   

Applicants who have successfully completed the first stage of the application process will be invited for an interview (either in person or by telephone/Skype) via email after their application has been submitted. The interview typically lasts for 30 minutes and is a chance to put a face and personality to your application. The interview will aim to assess your range of abilities and experiences. It is paramount that you use this opportunity to show imagination, creative thinking and professional ambitions. 

Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of their visual or written work that evidences their particular area of interest in the fashion industry. If the applicant is not able to create a suitable portfolio, they have the option to complete our College Challenge, an assignment to be completed in written or video format. 

Soon after the interview, we will write to inform you of the status of your application. If you are offered a place, you must confirm (in writing) that you wish to accept our offer. We will then send you the invoice for your tuition fee, and you must pay a deposit of £1,200 to secure your place on the course.

The remaining balance of the tuition fee payment can be paid in instalments.