Samantha Owen

Senior Lecturer

Digital, Tech, Innovation & Business

Marketing and visual communication sector practitioner with over 20 years’ experience working in a range of design and advertising agencies and has project managed a range of comprehensive integrated media campaigns including TV, radio, website, social and print from JCB, Sealine and Calor Gas.


An undergraduate degree in English and Art was followed up by four years of night school study to achieve my Chartered Institute of Marketing qualification that served to substantiate my industry experience.


Primarily now a senior academic with a distinction in PgCHPE and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy that keeps an eye on the industry through an extensive range of agency relationships.

Professional memberships and activities

Fellow of Higher Education Academy

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021