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Nicola Palmer

Course Leader Fashion Promotion with Styling

School of Art, Design and Fashion

Victoria Building, VB317

+44 (0) 1772 89 01772 894260

Subject Areas: Fashion

I'm responsible for the whole cohort studying on the course. My role includes teaching final year students and overseeing all processes and progress across all year groups. The emphasis is on student experience, learning and delivery.

Full Profile

Prior to my position at UCLan, I was working in a creative role within branding, marketing and visual image across a range of clients for creative agencies.

I had the responsibility for the day to day management of numerous accounts delivering marketing and creative solutions to a wide range of both lifestyle and fashion clients. Working with varying budgets across a breadth of promotional campaigns, a large part of the output included deliverables in retail, lifestyle and property environments.

I completed a masters in Creative Imaging in 2007 and developed my career from there focussing more on visual image and impact. Whilst teaching at University I have consulted for design agencies on generating new business and indeed run numerous successful projects and knowledge transfer activities in my post as course leader. I have an excellent network of industry contacts that have been integral not only to the continued involvement of the subject but also to maintain opportunities for students to gain work experience and for them to have exposure to as many facets of the industry as possible whilst studying the wider subject of Fashion Styling.

Research activities

Currently I am involved with the research group investigating employability and the creative subjects.


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Teaching activities and responsibilities

Current Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education

External Affiliations and Roles

Fishergate Shopping Centre and Wash Design