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Rachel Mozley

Senior Lecturer Graphic Design
School of Arts and Media
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Rachel teaches is Year 2 BA (Hons) Graphic Design Year Leader and Academic Advisor. She also teaches Year 3 Graphic Design.

Teaching for undergraduate Graphic Design – Teaching on all years across a range of modules and programmes, for print and screen-based media. Teaching for computer – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign. Administrative and course development responsibilities – Course preparation: Lesson planning, writing briefs, assessment, marking and feedback. Organising the Degree Show, D&AD New Blood, other exhibitions. Developing industry links, liaising with industry on delivering ‘live projects’. Advise students on progression and career opportunities. Responsible for the course e-learning resources. Recruitment and Promotion – Interviewing students, course promotion visits to feeder colleges, Open Days and Experience Days, representation at UCAS Fairs, National Saturday Club and other events. Marketing and Promotion group – Promoting Student Award successes. Academic contact with Partnership Colleges.

After graduating from the BA(Hons) Graphic Design course at UCLan, she gained over 10 years of experience working as a Graphic Designer for well-known design agencies including The Chase Creative Consultants, The British Council and The Big Issue in the North as Head of Design. Rachel has taught on the BA(Hons) Graphic Design course since 2002 and has also taught on the BA(Hons) Digital Graphics and BA(Hons) Fashion Promotion courses at UCLan. Other Higher Education teaching experience in Graphic Design includes Wigan & Leigh College and Stockport College. Over the past 18 years, Rachel has gained success with her students in many national and international competitions, including the D&AD Student Awards, Roses Student Awards and the Little Chip Digital Student Awards.

  • MA Design (Distinction), UCLan (2010)
  • PGCE, Manchester Metropolitan University (2004)
  • BA(Hons) Graphic Design, Lancashire Polytechnic (1988)
  • 2020 – Bulletproof – Fresh Meat Student Competition – Hustle – Winner
  • 2019 – Next Big Thing Student Competition – The Gurning Games – Winner
  • 2018 – Coley Porter Bell Shine Student Awards – Kopparberg Cider – Nomination
  • 2018 – Blue Marlin Sparks Awards – Frank & Alb – Nomination
  • 2017 – Jones Knowles Ritchie Student Awards – Bamboo – Winner
  • 2017 – Coley Porter Bell Shine Student Awards – RAF Active – Nomination
  • 2017 – YCN Student Awards – Fedrigoni Paper – Winner
  • 2016 – Penguin Random House Student Awards – Clockwork Orange – Winner
  • 2014 – D&AD New Blood Awards – DCM Ident – Nomination
  • 2014 – D&AD New Blood Awards – BBC Evolve – In the Book
  • 2014 – Roses Student Awards, Cats and Dogs – Category Winner
  • 2013 – Little Chip Digital Student Awards – BBC Junior Vets – Nomination
  • 2012 – D&AD Student Awards, Publication Design(1) – Best in Year
  • 2012 – D&AD Student Awards, Publication Design(2) – In the Book
  • 2011 – D&AD Student Awards, Interactive Design, BBC – Commendation
  • 2010 – Little Chip Digital Student Awards – Nosey Parker app – Winner
  • 2008 – D&AD Student Awards, Graphic Design, Burst! – In the Book
  • 2008 – D&AD Student Awards, Graphic Design, Fuse magazine – In the Book
  • 2007 – D&AD Student Awards, Advertising, Puma – In the Book
  • 2007 – D&AD Student Awards, Graphic Design, Coutts – In the Book
  • 2007 – D&AD Student Awards, Packaging Design, Warburtons (1) – In the Book
  • 2007 – D&AD Student Awards, Packaging Design, Warburtons (2) – In the Book
  • 2006 – D&AD Student Awards, Advertising, Don’t Light Up! – Commendation
  • 2006 – D&AD Student Awards, Graphic Design, Environmental Poetry – In the Book
  • 2006 – D&AD Student Awards, Graphic Design, Promotional Bags – In the Book
  • 2005 – D&AD Student Awards, Applied Graphic Design, M&S – In the Book
  • 2004 – D&AD Student Awards, Corus Steel Packaging 2 – Commendation
  • 'Lettering on Buildings’ (2010)
  • Research into environmental, architectural lettering, applied signage on buildings and applications within public art nationally and internationally
  • Member of The Higher Education Academy, (2004)