Alumni say...

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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Keisha Cox

Keisha CoxBSc (Hons) Business System Design

Keisha went straight from her degree to a job, and soon a promotion.

I completed a placement year which allowed me to go back to university with a positive attitude and clear goals for my future.

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Stephen Uppal

Stephen Uppal

Stephen UppalBA (Hons) English Studies

Stephen is best known to over five million viewers as Ravi Roy in teen soap Hollyoaks.

'If you love English Teesside University is a great place to study. My tutors were brilliant and passionate about the subject.'

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Mary Sapounioti

Mary SapouniotiBA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Executive PA. 'I heard about Teesside from friends who were already students there. I visited and instantly fell in love with the place and its friendly people. I dearly cherish every moment I’ve spent at Teesside, which I try to visit as often as possible.'

Richard Gibson

Richard GibsonBEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

Richard’s degree laid the foundations for a successful career.

'You’ll get all the help and support you need, and as long as you are willing to learn and work hard you'll find yourself enjoying it.'

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Nazli Khodabandeh

Nazli KhodabandehMSc Marketing Management

Nazli Khodabandeh loved both the academic and social side of life at Teesside University.

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Charlotte Rigg

Charlotte  RiggBA (Hons) Fine Art

Charlotte has gone on from her degree to train as a teacher.

I also got to teach art at a local school and organise an art club as research for my reflective case study.

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