Rachel Heeley is a practitioner and the course leader for BA (Hons) fashion, at Staffordshire University, which she successfully wrote and took through validation in 2017. The course has since received accreditation by The Textile Institute.
In 2019 she was awarded her Senior Fellowship of Higher Education Academy.
Her current practice interest is mid century style prints under the name SpottedDotDot. She also has a diverse background in fashion styling, fashion and textile design and events management.
Her research interests are:
The benefits of interdisciplinary working in creative/ design practice.
Robert Gordon University 2015 - 2016
MSc Fashion Management (Distinction)
University Central Lancashire 2007 - 2008 PGCE Post Compulsory
University College Northampton 2001 - 2004 BA (Hons) Fashion & Textiles (First Class)
Wigan & Leigh College 1999 - 2001
BTEC National Diploma Fashion Design (Merit)