Should children be counting calories?

You've probably seen it on tv; the Change4Life '100 Calorie Snacks; 2 a day max' campaign. This is yet another attempt by the government to tackle the obesity crisis that's sweeping across the nation and has been doing for some time now. And I'm 100% down for eating healthily, making informed food choices and teaching …

NTU FCP TAKES NEW YORK: DAY 4

On Thursday we headed a little further out of town to Williamsburg, Brooklyn which meant catching a ferry over the Hudson. It was nice to get out of the city centre as I've been to New York before with my family but we never left Manhattan. The ferry crossing was pretty quick and as soon …

NTU FCP TAKES NEW YORK: DAY 2

The first full day in New York kicked off with a trip to the Fashion Institute of Technology (or FIT) for a perfume and fragrance talk which turned out to be possibly the most interesting 2 hours of my life. We learnt about different types of fragrance and what  distinguishes them from each other and …

NTU FCP TAKES NEW YORK: DAY 1

New York; one of the biggest fashion capitals in the world. Could there be any place better to take a bunch of young people that could be potential future contributors to the fashion industry? That’s why on 8th January 2018, NTU Fashion Communication and Promotion students jetted off to the ‘Big Apple’ for 5 days …