Staff profile

Victoria Rosamond

Senior Lecturer in Business and Management UDOL

Victoria Rosamond


Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism, University of Derby Online Learning


Buxton Campus



Senior Lecturer in Business and Management teaching across our degree apprenticeships in collaboration with the Chartered Management Institute, as well as our online BSc Business and Management. I am also involved with the development of materials and modules for our corporate partners and academic programmes. My key fields of intertest are finance and marketing with a keen passion for teaching and learning. I also lead on our Personal Academic Tutoring scheme. 

Teaching responsibilities

I teach a range of modules across our degree apprenticeships in collaboration with the Chartered Management Institute, as well as our online BSc Business and Management. This gives me the unique opportunity to engage in a blended approach to teaching. I am spending lots of my time authoring new and exciting modules and module content as well as going out and about meeting our apprentices in their workplaces.  I am also a Personal Academic Tutor and Independent Study supervisor for both undergraduate and post graduate students.

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 service sector. 

Membership of professional bodies


Undergraduate qualifications

Postgraduate qualifications

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

Prior to working in education, I have over 10 years’ experience in the hospitality, spa and wellness industry involved in marketing, operations management and business development, 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 my previous role. Within my current role I have visited international institutions and work closely with our collaborative partners.

Recent publications


Feet in a bath with water running

Victoria Rosamond, an academic in the field of Spa Management, discusses the efforts being made to be more environmentally friendly at the Devonshire Spa, our very own commercial spa in Buxton.

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.