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Graduates from Teesside University span the globe

Here some of our successful alumni detail how Teesside helped them on their career path.

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Lui Zatrak

Lui ZatrakBA (Hons) Product Design, 2015

Lui has gone straight into a job using his product design skills.

I got introduced to many new skills and was guided to continuously improve on them.

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Andrew Henderson

Andrew HendersonBEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering, and PhD chemical engineering

After completing a first degree and PhD, Andrew has had a successful career in chemical engineering.

I decided to study at Teesside because of the facilities.

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Sammy Wu

Sammy WuBA (Hons) Character Animation

Sammy was hooked on Harry Potter from the beginning – ten years later his name is on the end credits of the final film in the series.

It’s great to know that I’m one of 17 Teesside graduates to have worked on such a huge film.

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Josh Alexander

Josh AlexanderBA (Hons) Marketing and Advertising

Josh got a placement at Geneva, a digital marketing agency. He believes the experience was invaluable to him getting his current job.

"You can make the most of the careers service to get a marketing placement, which could give you the experience employers are looking for, helping you to get a permanent marketing job after graduating."

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Anne Henderson

Anne HendersonBSc (Hons) Computer Studies

Anne Henderson enjoyed a double graduation - a first class BSc (Hons) Computer Studies and the Cecil M Yuill Foundation Student Award: Achievement in Any Field making her Student of the Year 2009.

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Satish Shewhorak

Satish ShewhorakPhD research

Satish came back to Teesside University to research after a successful career in the animation industry.

It has been a voyage of discovery, self-discovery, and self-improvement.

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