Careers Service

Staff Profile

Dr Victoria Mountford

Enterprise Adviser (Education)



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.


BA Hons Combined Honours (Sociology & Philosophical Studies)

MA Sociology & Social Research

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


British Sociological Association


Enterprise Educators UK