Our students are always taking part in the International Сontests "Pechersk Chestnuts". Anton Dolinsky, with the "Readiness for Peace" collection won the contest in prêt-à-porter nomination. In 2017, Anastasia Kalinina with the collection "Do not Break Me" won third place. The talented student, Anastasia Kalinina, three times won 1st place in the All-Ukrainian competitions of young designers of one image and decor "Constellation of Chestnut" (nominations "New Year's Ball" and "Beyond the Borders" etc.). Anastasia Shpetna received 1st place in the "New Year Greetings Card" nomination of the XV All-Ukrainian competition of young designers "Constellation
Chestnut". Daria Koval took second place in the nomination "NEW YEAR-CHRISTMAS DECOR" of the XIX International Competition of One Image and New Year-Christmas Decor "Constellation Chestnut". Victoria Vysotska took part in the Kyiv Premium Brand Fashion Awards 2021 and won the Top Fashion Experts nomination. Olena Ivanova and Tetyana Cherchenko reached the final in the student creative competition "Buyer - FRIEND Eco. FRIENDS Fashion.
In 2016 the collection of Ivan Lytko caught the general attention due to its extraordinary character. At present, Ivan Litko is a spiritual tailor, while continuing his family tradition; he sews clothes for Ukrainian priests.
Student Tamara Ustenko presented KNUTD at the Big Idea Challenge International Video Pitch Contest. Participation in this competition was made possible by the University's victory in the British Council's Creative Spark project: a business support program for the education system. The Recycled Textile Waste Designs project won the People Choice category by international online voting. At Oxford University, a future designer was awarded and has undergone a series of intensive training in entrepreneurship, management and marketing. Our students took part in the All-Ukrainian competition of students' scientific papers in the speciality "Theory and Methodology of Vocational Training" (Kharkiv). Roksolana Lutsenko, Oksana Artiukh and Svitlana Muliar were the winners of the competition.
Tamara is currently studying at the International Academy for Sustainable Development ISA (Hamburg, Germany). She became one of 12 fellows selected from 3,100 candidates worldwide. Tamara's project aims to use innovative technologies for recycling textile waste. She plans to open an eco-social studio that will create designer clothes from the remains of fabrics and biomaterials.
Our students took part in the All-Ukrainian competition of students' scientific papers in the speciality "Theory and Methodology of Vocational Training" (Kharkiv) and in the All-Ukrainian conferences of young scientists and students "Scientific Developments of Youth at the Present Stage.
Students undergo practical training in laboratories and workshops at the Department of Technology and Design of Sewing Products and the Department of Ergonomics and Design of Clothing of KNUTD. Students take their pedagogical practice in the leading vocational education institutions of Kyiv: Kyiv Higher Professional School of Sewing and Hairdressing Arts and Kyiv Higher Professional School of Technology and Clothing Design.