Marvel teams up with The Prince’s Trust to support aspiring young superheroes of product design

Marvel has announced a three-year partnership with youth charity The Prince’s Trust to offer a mentorship programme for young people aged 16-30, interested in taking their first steps in the fashion and product design industry.  Over two weeks, the Get Started in Product Design with Marvel course will provide a specially created programme of workshops, which will culminate in The Prince’s Trust participants designing two Marvel product collections, supported by Disney’s design team. The first collection will focus on Marvel’s The Avengers and the second, will celebrate incredible female superheroes from across the Marvel universe, such as Wanda Maximoff, Captain Marvel, Black Widow, Shuri, Ms Marvel and Okoye.  The programme will help the participants gain entry experience in product design, with guidance and mentorship from Disney designers, marketeers and…

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New study on the mental health of Generation Z from The Prince’s Trust and Education Policy Institute

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) and The Prince’s Trust have published a major study on the mental health and wellbeing of young people in Generation Z. Based on data from the Millennium Cohort Study and supported by Tesco, the report reveals new insights into the determinants of young people’s wellbeing, including how it is affected by their relationships, background and use of social media. The study examines the personal experiences of young people in England at age 11, 14 and 17. This is supplemented by focus group responses from November 2020. The…

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The Prince’s Trust and NatWest launch £5million grant fund for young entrepreneurs affected by coronavirus

The Prince’s Trust and NatWest have today announced the launch of a £5million fund to help young entrepreneurs across the UK to keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus crisis. The Prince’s Trust and NatWest Enterprise Relief Fund is available to entrepreneurs aged 18-30, who can apply for grants and tailored support from today. Grants can be used to maintain core business operations during the crisis, as well as meet any existing financial commitments, such as paying for essential equipment or settling invoices from suppliers. In conjunction with these grants,…

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