Panayiotis Voulgaris

GRAPHIC DESIGN PROFESSOR,
Alexander College

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Panayiotis Voulgaris has been an active lecturer since 2002 while holding various position during his academic career. He was the course leader for the BA Course and then the course leader of the MA Design course since 2010 at Alexander College.

Panayiotis studied BTEC H.N.D (Dewsbury College), BA (Hons) Graphic Design at the University of Derby, PGDip in Graphic Design at the University of Derby and MA European Media (EMMA) at the University of Portsmouth. Panayiotis is a senior academic with a strong background in commercial graphic design and digital media.  He is a proactive, adaptable and conscientious self-starter.  Alongside running a commercial design studio since 2001, he has the practical experience of teaching, developing and rolling out new courses and modules at undergraduate, and post graduate level.

Panayiotis has taught various modules and subjects during his academic experience at postgraduate and undergraduate levels (e.g. typography, corporate identity, packaging, conceptual exploration, personal and final projects, advertising campaigns, web design, and other subjects in the Graphic Design field). He has supervised around 170 Personal and Final Graphic Design Projects at undergraduate level and approximately 60 Final Projects at Masters level.  Always the creative, he has a knack for identifying and exploiting opportunities that challenge convention and improve student performance. 

A diplomatic, articulate and inspirational communicator, Panayiotis is equally effective working on his own, or as part of a wider team, demonstrating strong leadership, coaching and mentoring skills. He consistently works to the highest professional standards and thrives when delivering challenging projects that yield multiple organization benefits.  Panayiotis has a keen interest in information technology and information systems and always seeks to increase his knowledge in this field. Panayiotis took park in three graphic design and photography exhibitions in Cyprus. He also took part at Design Talk “10 Minutes for Design” as one of the main speakers of the conference in November 2019 at Frederick University, organised by Graphic Stories and Aggeliki Athanasiadi. His research moves between several fields of graphic design and education in graphic design.  He always tries to update his knowledge as far as new technologies and trends are concern and especially in the fields that teaching is involved. Some of the fields of research are corporate identity, online media, typography etc.

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