About CFD

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Banner The College of Fashion & Design (CFD) was established with a clear objective to nurture local, regional and international talent in the field of Fashion & Design. We believe in fostering a creative environment that enables our students to express themselves and unleash their potential.

Being the first accredited college, focusing primarily in the field of Fashion and Design, CFD aims to become the choice destination for Fashion Education in the GCC and beyond by providing all of their students with tutelage from exceptional faculty, access to state of the art facilities, international and regional exposure through industry collaborations and interaction with designers and most importantly, a safe and supportive environment.


To be a Premier Fashion and Design College promoting a learning environment, fostering research and stimulating innovation to empower students


To be amongst the leading global institutions in accredited Fashion and Design education through research, innovation and excellence in multicultural collegiate experience for students, staff and industry partners.

Goal and Objectives

Goal 1: Provide World Class Bachelor programs through Innovative Teaching and Personalized Learning.
Goal 2: Align the College’s mission to UAE’s “Vision 2021 - to become a global fashion hub” by developing highly competent students in Fashion and Design who can be absorbed by the local and global Industry.
Goal 3: Provide collaborative and immersive learning environment that will empower students create their own pathways.

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Premier Fashion Design and Fashion Business College in the Region

CFD offers a comprehensive curriculum covering both creative Fashion and Design skills along with the essential Business and Communication skills necessary to be successful in the competitive world of fashion. Fostering a unique experiential learning environment designed to make CFD the choice destination for Fashion Education.

Highly qualified International Faculty

CFD faculty are highly skilled professionals with solid theoretical backgrounds and compelling research interests. Their years of experience are shared with the students through the use of hands-on practical exercises and industry-based projects.

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Exceptional Career Opportunities

Getting your degree in fashion can put you on a path towards a high-flying career in one of the world’s most exciting and dynamic sectors.
CFD works closely with fashion industry experts to help students get internships and work placements. It's a great asset to their resumes and improves the employability and prospects once they graduate. Fashion Design graduates can expect to launch careers as designers, stylists, illustrators, and graphic designers. Fashion Business graduates can expect to launch careers as fashion buyers, merchandisers, fashion PR and Marketing roles as well as start their own fashion business if they have an entrepreneurial spirit!

State of the Art facilities

CFD is well-equipped with professional-quality fashion and innovation labs containing the latest equipment and a dynamic library boasting an exciting collection of Fashion and Business books, magazines, and films as well as access to comprehensive databases of online resources.

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