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Pui Yee (PY) Chau

PY Chau

Pui Yee (PY) Chau

Limited Term Assistant Professor, Design Practice


  • Bachelor of Design, Ryerson School of Fashion
  • MA Fashion, Ryerson School of Fashion


PY has been an integral member of the School of Fashion and Ryerson University community for over 15 years. She completed her undergraduate studies in fashion design and later completed her MA in Fashion from the School of Fashion at Ryerson University.

PY‘s teaching is informed by over 20 years of fashion industry experience. She has consulted with health care organizations to develop designs for aging and disabled people, including RE/Lab, St. Michael’s Hospital Neonatal Unit, Innovation, Science and Medicine Inc. PY believes teaching is an avenue to guide and inspire the next generation of fashion change-makers, and she feels fortunate to continue to be part of so many student journeys. 

  • Design/Construction
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Advanced Fashion Design I: Industrial Applications/Team Skills
  • Advanced Fashion Design II – Apparel Management