Fashion and Textiles staff

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  • Natalie Martin

    Lecturer in Foundation Fashion and Textiles

    After graduating with BA (Hons) Fashion Design from BCU Natalie has worked with brands such as Joseph Turvey and Hades Knitwear as a freelance designer, production assistant and illustrator as well as working on show production for presentations at London Fashion Week Mens. Working hands-on with small, luxury brands has enabled...

  • Asha Marwaha

    Senior Fashion Technician

    Asha works as a Senior Technician for Fashion, where she can mostly be found in the Fashion workshop supporting students and demonstrating various garment construction techniques, using a wide range of industrial machinery including lockstitch, overlocker, buttonhole, walking foot and postbed leather. With over 20 years of...

  • Kavita Najran

    Evening Technician

    Kavita graduated in Printed Textiles in 2011 at Winchester School of Arts, University of Southampton. After a year of interning, she then embarked on her teaching career and graduated in 2014 at BCU, in Education Studies in Design Technology. Kavita has been working at BCU for two years, as an evening technician, where her...

  • Kayleigh Parkes

    Course Leader - BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion

    Kayleigh has a Master's degree from London College of Fashion in Fashion Futures, where her final major project explored accessibility of sustainable products from the perspective of low socio economic demographic, with a focus on improving education and systematic change. She began her career working with leading womenswear...

  • Alison Rapsey

    Senior Lecturer in 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...

  • Joseph Turvey

    Course Director and Senior Lecturer, BA (Hons) Fashion Design

    Joseph Turvey is a British fashion designer known for his eponymous menswear brand. His work has been presented through renowned platforms such as Fashion East, London Fashion Week, Capsule Paris, and Shanghai Fashion Week. Turvey's journey in fashion began with formal training at London College of Fashion, where he honed his...

  • Michelle Wetherell

    Senior 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...

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