Staff profile

Victoria Rosamond

Senior Lecturer in Applied Management

Victoria Rosamond


Spa and Wellness Management


Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism


Buxton Campus



Senior Lecturer in Applied Management teaching across the disciplines of Hospitality, Spa, Tourism, Events and Culinary Management. Modules include Management and Leadership, Finance, Marketing, Business Development and Entrepreneurship. I also teach across academic development modules and supervise final year independent studies as well as leading the Personal Academic Tutor Scheme for Applied Management.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach a range of modules across the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism specialising in spa, finance and business development. I am also a Personal Academic Tutor and Independent Study supervisor.

Professional interests

I joined the University of Derby in 2012 and in addition to my teaching and research I have worked with various HE institutions acting as an external advisor for both periodic reviews and validation panels. Currently, I am an External Examiner for the University of Central Lancashire.

Research interests

My research interests include the links between generation and the influence of social media, differentiated learning in higher education and the drivers for growth of the wellness sector. 

Membership of professional bodies


Undergraduate qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

Prior to working in education, I had over 10 years experience in the Spa and Wellness industries, having the privilege to work with the prestigious Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and British spa brand Elemis.

International experience

I have extensive experience in working internationally within the spa industry. Within my current role I have visited international institutions and work closely with our collaborative partners.

Recent publications

Blog Posts

Victoria Rosamond, Lecturer in Tourism and Spa at the University of Derby, shares her top tips for those who want to get ahead in the spa industry.