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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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Tamara Pattinson

Tamara PattinsonLLB (Hons) Law

Tamara successfully combines a full-time job, part-time study, looking after a family – and even gets to the gym.

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Rob Parker

Rob ParkerMA Games Art (Environment)

A shift from advertising to games proved very successful for Rob Parker.

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Jemma Harris

Jemma HarrisBA (Hons) Media and Television Production Professional Practice

Jemma is head of production at 22cans

‘The ambitions of the course were impressive and something I wanted to be a part of.’

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Frank Akanegbu

Frank AkanegbuMSc Computing

Frank is now an external operator at Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, part of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

'My studies, industry work placements and the University’s career services helped me a lot in my career.'

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Matthew Grima

Matthew Grima

Matthew GrimaMaster of Research in Science

Teesside is definitely one of the leading providers for forensic science in the UK.

Kim Richards

Kim RichardsBA (Hons) English Studies

What can you do with a degree in English? Whatever you want, as Kim shows.

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