Careers Service

Staff Profile

Dr Dawn Weatherston

Careers Adviser


Since moving to Newcastle in 2003 Dawn has worked across the universities of the North East, managing two regional HEFCE funded curriculum development projects: the Life, Work Art project and the CETL for Music and Inclusivity. She has lectured on programmes related to Music, Fine Art and Entrepreneurship at Newcastle University and at Durham University, where she gained her PhD in Music and Entrepreneurship

Dawn joined the Careers Service at Newcastle University in 2013 where she led on the development and delivery of entrepreneurial skills programmes across the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.  She has worked closely with academic staff and careers advisers from all disciplines and programmes within the faculty to embed enterprise and entrepreneurship training and development into core programmes.  

Dawn is currently working as a Careers Adviser on a part-time basis alongside her freelance work as an Educational Consultant.