Staff Profiles: Trudie Ballantyne

Trudie Ballantyne

Staff Profile: Trudie Ballantyne
Academic Course Leader for Photography: Editorial and Advertising

Trudie Ballantyne

Trudie Ballantyne

Academic Course Leader for Photography: Editorial and Advertising


Trudie is a creative photographer and she creates and exhibits her photographic projects internationally. As an educator, she shares her experience, knowledge and industry involvement with herstudents.




Award Title Institution Date
MA Photography University of Wolverhampton 1999
HND Editorial & Advertising Photography Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Arts & Technology 1984
PQE postgraduate qualifying exam British Institute of Professional Photography 1984


2015- Environmental Photographer of the Year Award Finalist

2015- Teaching Fellow at the University of Gloucestershire

2009- Associateship of The British Institute of Professional Photography for outstanding contribution to photographic education

Membership of professional bodies

Association of Photographers 

Teaching and research


My teaching focuses on Editorial & Advertising Photography and Professional Practice taking an exciting approach to equip my students with an innovative and comprehensive skillset. 




I am actively involved with researching, listening to and recognizing, the needs of the industry, education and above all, the students.

OCEAN EDGE - a photographic project exploring plastic waste circulating our oceans, washed onto beaches and entering the food chain.

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Teaching practice


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