Our staff

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  • Alison Rapsey

    Course Director BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion

    Alison has over 17 years of teaching experience joining Birmingham City University as a lecturer in Fashion Retail Management in 2006. Alison began her work in the fashion industry by working for Arcadia, across Dorothy Perkins and Burton stores in management roles and went on to the role of Ladieswear Manager in a newly...

  • Sian Riley

    Lecturer in Fashion Design and Level 4 Co-ordinator

    Sian studied her Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear from the London College of Fashion, before completing her Master’s degree in Fashion Design and a PGCE in Post-Compulsory Education at Birmingham City University. Prior to her work in education, Sian worked in the fashion industry for a large number...

  • Kelly-Marie Sifleet

    Senior Technical Demonstrator

    Kelly-Marie works for the School of Fashion and Textiles demonstrating a variety of practical skills to our students, including digital and screen printing techniques.  She has a BA (Hons) degree in Textile Design (Surface Design) and a wealth of freelance experience teaching Screen Printing. Alongside a team of nine...

  • Michelle Wetherell

    Lecturer in Fashion Design

    Michelle is a Fashion Design Lecturer and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) with 6 years lecturing experience. Prior to lecturing she worked as a fashion designer for branded and high-street companies for over 6 years. Michelle has an MA in Fashion from Central Saint Martins, a first-class BA (Hons) in Fashion Design...

  • Beth White

    Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion

    Beth White is a Senior Lecturer on BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion and the Collaborative Practice Co-ordinator and School Lead for Enterprise and Employability at Birmingham City University. Beth has published widely on the impact of intellectual negotiation, and participatory democracy and the importance of...

  • Judith White

    Senior Fashion Technician

    Judith has over 40 years’ of sewing experience working in the fashion industry and has experience in all sorts from sewing Punk and New Romantic clothing at home, to mass production in a factory, to bespoke wedding dresses, to being a Sample Machinist. Judith would love to pass on the knowledge and experience that has been...

  • Vita Woods


    Vita Woods is a creative innovator experienced in developing and delivering original brand building concepts for fashion, retail and sustainability. Trained in Fashion Design, she then undertook an MA in Fashion, exploring curation and conceptual fashion communication. For over 7 years she worked for the luxury department...

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