Press Release: Leeds University partners up with Bombyx PLM to bring PLM to their innovators of tomorrow.

Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, 8th October 2019, Leeds University add PLM to their curriculum by implementing Bombyx PLM to give their students the reality of the fashion industry today, and its digital future.

The platform will be available across BA and MA fashion courses, giving the students a real life scenario of the industry and jobs that are ahead of them, giving them a realistic view point and source to give them a taste of their careers to come.

“Bombyx PLM provides fantastic training with a fully functional PLM that our students can experience. The system is intuitive in nature and user friendly for students and tutors alike. This experience of PLM will be invaluable for our students as they search for careers within the  fashion and textile industry.” Pammi Sinha, Associate Professor Fashion Management University of Leeds

And the students will fully understand the contexts for how the business of fashion product development happens in the way that it does” – Muriel Rigout, Associate Professor, Textile and Printing and Design

The implementation of PLM within the Universities curriculum will roll out from November 2019, and both Bombyx PLM and the University of Leeds are excited to initiate our collaboration.

About Leeds University

The University of Leeds is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK, with more than 38,000 students from more than 150 different countries, and a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. The University plays a significant role in the Turing, Rosalind Franklin and Royce Institutes.

We are a top ten university for research and impact power in the UK, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, and are in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings 2020.

The University was awarded a Gold rating by the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework in 2017, recognising its ‘consistently outstanding’ teaching and learning provision. Twenty-six of our academics have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships – more than any other institution in England, Northern Ireland and Wales – reflecting the excellence of our teaching.

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