About us

General information

RICHARD ROBINSON Academy of Fashion Design is situated in downtown Ottawa on Sussex Drive surrounded by the National Gallery of Canada, the Canadian Museum of History, the Notre-Dame Basilica, and the ByWard Market area with bars, restaurants and specialized boutiques.

The Academy is founded by the famous Canadian Fashion Designer, RICHARD ROBINSON. The Academy takes 80 to 100 full time students per year as well as 450 part time students. Known for its a European flavour, the Academy is recognized for teaching the highest standards, preparing students for all careers in the Fashion Industry.

Mission statement

  1. RICHARD ROBINSON Academy of Fashion Design is a unique Fashion School where the founder is a renowned international Fashion Designer and Couturier (Master Tailor).
  2. Our programs are offered in English.  The Academy welcomes students from all parts of Canada and the World.
  3. RICHARD ROBINSON Academy of Fashion Design believes in quality and providing the highest standards in all its programs and courses.