Samantha Owen

Senior Lecturer

School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

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

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

6th for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Midlands University of the Year

Midlands Business Awards 2020