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Julie Haslam BA, PGCE, MA Tex, MA AP

Senior Lecturer
Textiles in Practice

Julie Haslam

Julie Haslam lectures on the undergraduate Textiles in Practice programme at the Manchester School of Art (MSoA).

She originally studied at The University of Salford gaining her first degree in Fashion Design. Following this she worked within the world of theatre before continuing her passion for design within the fashion industry. She later set up a couple of fashion labels gaining experience retailing both made-to-measure and off the peg ladies clothing. Julie returned to the world of academia in 2000 to complete a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). In 2004 she continued her academic studies completing a Masters degree in Textiles. On completion she was invited to stay on at MMU to complete two years as Artist in Residence during which she explored the possibilities of new digital printing technology. This led to the development of an independent textile company speaclising in digital fabric printing and home textiles. Her International client base includes Liberty of London, Barney’s New York and Anthropologie USA.

Julie has since taught on a number of undergraduate programmes at MMU including Fashion Design & Technology and Textile Design for Fashion and has continued her own academic studies. She is now in the fourth year of a Doctorate in Education where her current research lies within the field of art and design pedagogy and educational places and spaces.

Her roles on Textiles in Practice include lectureship across all three years of the programme and is the Textiles programme Admissions Tutor and Disability Coordinator.

Julie is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the MSoA Pedagogy Research Group.


Julie Haslam is a member of:

A selection of recent research outputs.


Haslam, J., 2017. FoFU Exhibition, Manchester School of Art Benzie Building Vertical Gallery, 15/5/2017 - 19/5/2017.

Haslam, J., 2013. Great British Allotments at 2013 RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park, Mereheath Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire, 23rd - 27th July.

Haslam, J., 2011. Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Spinningfields, Manchester, 20th - 23th October..

Haslam, J., 2009. Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Spinningfields, Manchester, 22nd - 25th Oct.

Haslam, J., 2008. Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester Grammar School, Manchester, 23rd - 26th Oct.

Haslam, J., 2007. Domestic Bliss, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham, 29th Jan - 24 March.

Haslam, J., 2007. Home, Blue Coat Display Centre, Liverpool, 2nd Dec - 6th Jan.

Haslam, J. & teaching and research staff from MMU & Miriad, 2007. Made in Manchester, Chinese Profile Art Museum Xiamen City, 12th - 26th October 2007.

Haslam, J., 2007. The In Show, Manchester Metropolitan University, 7th - 20th July.

Haslam, J., 2006. Origin, Somerset House, London,, 3rd - 8th Oct.

Haslam, J., 2005. Chelsea Crafts Fair, Chelsea Old Town Hall, King's Road, London, UK, 11th-16th Oct.

Haslam, J., 2005. Pulse by top drawer, Earls Court One and Two, London, UK.

Haslam, J., 2004. A Trace of Memory, Drumcroon Gallery, 10th Aug - 22nd Oct.

Haslam, J, 2003. One Year On - New Designers, The Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, UK, 3rd - 6th July.

Internet Publications

Haslam, J., 2013. 'Supporting Art and Design students transition into Higher Education: an ongoing project', Learning and Teaching in Action,

Journal Articles

Haslam, J., 2020. 'What matters most within art and design higher education: measurement of institutional performance or the emergent uniqueness of the individual?', International Journal of Art and Design Education.


Haslam, J., 2014. 'Learning & Teaching Innovation Project', Learning & Teaching in the Manchester School of Art, Benzie Building, 26th March 2014.

Haslam, J. and Cullen, R., 2013. 'Starting, Sustaining and Succeeding', Glad Conference 2013: Start, Sustain, Succeed: Art and Design Education in the New Policy Landscape, University for the Creative Arts, Epsom, Surrey, 24th April 2013.

Haslam, J. and Cullen, R., 2013. 'Supporting Art and Design Student Transition into Higher Education', DRS CUMULUS Design Learning for Tomorrow: Design Education from Kindergarten to PhD, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Technology, Art and Design, Oslo, Norway, 14th - 17th May 2013, in HiOA Design Learning for Tomorrow, 2nd, p.171.

Other Outputs

Haslam, J. and Cullen, R., 2013. 'Start, Sustain, Succeed: Art and Design Education in the New Policy Landscape', GLAD Conference 2013.

Haslam, J., 2005. 'Best Domestic Product, Chelsea Crafts Fair & Homes & Property Magazine'.