Dr Victoria Mountford
Enterprise Adviser (Education)
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5563
- Address: Enterprise Team
First Floor Kings Gate
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
- Addison M, Mountford V. Talking the talk and fitting in: Troubling the practices of speaking ‘what you are worth’ in Higher Education in the UK. Sociological Research Online 2015, 20(2), 4.
- Mountford VG. ‘The “Jack Wills Brigade”: Brands, Embodiment and Class Identities in Higher Education.’. In: R. Waller, N. Ingram & M.R.M. Ward, ed. Degrees of class: Social inequalities in university admissions, experiences and outcomes- Sociological Futures Series. London: Routledge, 2017. Submitted.
- Mountford VG. ‘Rules of Engagement beyond the gates: Negotiating and capitalising on student ‘experience’’. In: Taylor, Y, ed. The Entrepreneurial University: Engaging Publics, Intersecting Impact. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp.284.