Our students participate in many creative competitions and win awards. Thus, in November 2022, the student of MgPT-22 Group, Valentyna Paukova, became one of the three winners and was noted by the organizers of the international contest "UKRAINIAN START-UP TO EU" with the development of the "Clothing recycling brand "SpiSIS", held by the Kholm Chamber of Commerce (Poland) Ltd. (Chełmska Izba Gospodarcza Sp. z o.o.). In November 2022, she won the startup in cooperation with Mykola Nikolaev, a student of MgPT-22 Group, competition within the framework of the II All-Ukrainian Conference "Innovation in Education, Science and Business: Challenges and Opportunities" with the development and implementation of the "Dress the Wounded" startup.
In 2022, the students of the specialty "Psychology" presented the startup "Psychological Support Center of KNUTD".
The All-Ukrainian Conference of Undergraduates and Young Scientists "Innovation in education, science and business: challenges and opportunities" is a platform for the development of the startup movement at Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, which is gaining momentum, motivating active innovative youth with project proposals for business to development, confirming the entrepreneurial format of the University, where the cooperation of the state, science, education and business is a synergistic quadrangle of knowledge of innovative development.
Our students always take part in the International Сontest “Suzirya Kashtan”. Anton Dolinsky, with the "Readiness for Peace" collection won the contest in prêt-à-porter nomination. In 2017, Anastasiia Kalinina with the collection "Do not Break Me" won third place. The talented student, Anastasiia Kalinina, three times won 1st place in the All-Ukrainian Competition of Young Designers of One Image and Decor “Suzirya Kashtan” (nominations "New Year's Ball" and "Beyond the Borders" etc.). Anastasiia Shpetna received 1st place in the "New Year Greetings Card" nomination of the XV All-Ukrainian Competition of Young Designers “Suzirya Kashtan”". 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 “Suzirya Kashtan”. 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”.
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 underwent a series of intensive training in entrepreneurship, management, and marketing. Our students took part in the All-Ukrainian Competition of Student Research Papers in the specialty "Theory and Methodology of Vocational Training" (Kharkiv). Roksolana Lutsenko, Oksana Artiukh, and Svitlana Muliar became the winners of the competition.
Tamara continued her studies at the International Academy for Sustainable Development I.S.A. (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 Student Research Papers in the specialty "Theory and Methodology of Vocational Training", Psychology, and in the all-Ukrainian conferences of young scientists and students "Scientific Developments of Youth at the Present Stage.
Students undergo practical training in the laboratories and workshops of KNUTD. Students take their pedagogical practice in the leading vocational education institutions of Kyiv: Kyiv Professional College of Art and Service Technologies and Kyiv Professional College of Technologies and Fashion Design.
Students undertake practical psychology internships in educational institutions, consulting centres, coaching and training organisations, business enterprises, etc.
Students also have the opportunity to study at the military department, continue their studies at post-graduate school, and do the post-graduate course of KNUTD.