School of Fashion & Design
GD Goenka School of Fashion & Design (SOFD) has been established in academic collaboration with the famous Politecnico Di Milano School of Italy, the school brings the edgy Italian design education to Indian students.
About the Group
GD Goenka Group, started in 1982, comprises of education, a travel company and the Welspun Industries. In education, with a setup driven by a passion for excellence in education and quality in life, GDG comprise of a galaxy of educational institutions from pre-schools to post – graduate institutes, with world class infrastructure, well maintained Wi-Fi enabled campuses, well equipped libraries and Hi- tech laboratories and a dedicated and seasoned academics.
Trained with a strong base in conceptual thinking and creative ideas from National Institute of Design Ahmedabad, Sasi Gopal Menon been working both as a design practitioner and a design educator since 1998. While his experience in academics gives him the necessary skills to strategize and execute different programmes in the field of design, his exposure in the professional world gives the necessary strength to translate those strategies into real-time, responsive design projects.
Industry Advisory Board
SOFD is committed to excellence and industry relevance of all its academic programmes. The Industry Advisory Board has been formed to help us achieve this goal. Through the IAB we intend to reach out to leaders in related design businesses and industry segments and request their involvement in an advisory capacity to help keep our curriculum and facilities contemporary and relevant.
Well Equipped School
GDGU SOFD is equipped with the State-of-the-art infrastructure making not only its labs and studios but also the campus among the best equipped in the country for an outstanding student experience. We have the most modern Patternmaking tools and JUKI machines set for our students in our Pattern & Construction Lab.
GD Goenka School of Fashion and Design student Aiken Derissaliyeva is the runner-ups Student Emerging Designer of the Year 2014 in DLF Emporio Design Awards.