Careers Service

Staff Profile

Dr Victoria Mountford

Enterprise Adviser (Education)

Background

Background


Vicky joined the Careers Service in 2014 working with the Curriculum Team developing and delivering Career Development Modules involving placement-based-learning and graduate skills development; having come from a previous role in the Higher Education Academy in Academic Development with a focus on teaching and curriculum development.  She moved into her current role in the Enterprise Team in September 2015 taking a lead on Rise Up's cross-faculty module and working with students in enterprise societies.


Roles and Responsibilities

Vicky currently leads on the Rise Up cross-faculty modules including: NCL2100 - Developing Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Employability; and NCL3100 - Applied Entrepreneurship; as well as performing her role as University Adviser to Enactus Newcastle.


Qualifications

BA Hons Combined Honours (Sociology & Philosophical Studies)

MA Sociology & Social Research

PhD in Sociology; Thesis: 'Everyday Class Distinctions in Higher Education'



Memberships

British Sociological Association

AGCAS

Enterprise Educators UK

Publications