Having taught in both the Further and Higher Education sectors in a variety of roles for over 20 years Vicki has a wealth of experience in teaching students from a wide range of backgrounds. Vicki led, developed and coordinated the Foundation Framework in the School of the Arts last year and is now Subject Leader for the Foundation Framework across the University. She understands the issues which may become a barrier to Higher Education and impact on the successful completion of a degree programme.
Vicki studied Fashion Knitwear at Central Saint Martins in London and has several years of industry experience. She is now working towards her application to become a Senior Fellow of the HEA.
Specialism Fashion and Knitwear Design Present Post: Divisional Leader, Fashion and Textiles, 1.0 F/T Field Chair, Fashion The University of Northampton Academic Qualifications: BA (Hons) Fashion & Knitwear Design 1990 – 1994 Central St Martins School of Art Industrial Experience Terracotta, Independent womenswear store, 1995 – 2000 Manageress and buyer. JO–Y –JO, Manchester, 1994 – 1995 Knitwear designer. Errol Peak, Floral Street, Covent Garden 1995 – 1995 Freelance knitwear designer