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Natalie Brown

Natalie Brown

Deputy Dean

Nottingham School of Art & Design

Staff Group(s)
Academic Division


Natalie Brown is the Deputy Dean of the Nottingham School of Art & Design at Nottingham Trent University.

Natalie supports the Dean in leading the strategic direction of the School. Natalie has responsibility for the implementation of key initiatives which impact on the continuous improvement of the student’s academic experience and attainment across the School’s diverse range of art and design subject areas.

Natalie is passionate about the personalisation of the student experience and delivering innovations in educational pedagogy, which include collaborative models of learning.

Career overview

Natalie Brown has a Masters degree in Digital Fashion and worked as a Printed Textile Designer in Germany, Paris and London selling her designs globally to both high street and designer brands. Prior to joining Nottingham Trent University, Natalie has worked at University of the Creative Arts (UCA) and at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London (UAL).

Natalie provided effective academic, strategic and operational leadership initially as Programme Director for Performance, then as Associate Dean for the School of Media and Communication at UAL. In addition to developing innovative curriculum design at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, Natalie has implemented significant change in order to improve the student experience.