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Rachel Collins

Rachel Collins


School of Art, Design and Fashion

023 8201 6782 ext. 6782 Room no. HC103


Rachel is an experienced lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education sector for over six years, skilled in makeup artistry, wig making, hair styling, special effects makeup and theatre.

Rachel’s primary focus is in embedding employability, including CV building, the development of promotional material suited to the creative industries, marketing, and promotion.

She is due to complete an MSc Marketing in September 2020, and is involved in providing external opportunities to students.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Rachel has worked as a freelance makeup artist, hair stylist and wig maker since 2009, and has developed a company connecting artists in the Dorset and Hampshire area with clients seeking hair, makeup and beauty services.
  2. Teaching experience

    Rachel has taught at Solent University since 2016, and taught at another university prior to this. She is also an external examiner, and leads workshops across schools, colleges and private institutions in the South West.
  3. Awards

    Rachel won the YCN competition for marketing in 2019.