Can we tell your course by your clothes?
Putting preconceptions to the test
We all know the course fashion stereotypes, from hipster humanities to the scruffy scientists.
Most would say they can tell a student’s subject simply by glancing at their garments, but can you really judge a book by its cover? Does the course really match the clothes?
We guessed: French / Languages
Actual Course: Business
Smashing the smart suit stereotype, Emma injects colour into the business world with her bright coat and scarf.
We guessed: Politics
Actual Course: Aerospace Engineering
The jacket and suede shoes combo proves a popular trademark among these engineers. Whoever said science couldn’t be stylish?
We guessed: Medicine
Actual Course: Medicine
Casual vibes ooze from these medics with no scrubs in sight.
We guessed: Economics
Actual Course: Mechanical Engineering
We guessed: English
Actual Course: Law
Anna’s quirky tartan jacket proves perfect for the SJ – home of the hipsters.
We guessed: Business
Actual Course: Bioveterinary Science
Putting the chic in science geek, Lavanya subverts all fashion stereotypes with her winning monochrome masterpiece.
We guessed: History
Actual Course: History
And finally can you guess the subject of our argument and fashion editor?
Actual Course: English