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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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Dawn Outhwaite

Dawn OuthwaiteBA (Hons) Entertainment Design Crafts

Dawn works as a wardrobe supervisor

'My qualification aided me in getting my first job and now I sometimes get jobs through contacts I have made over the years.'

Lois Speakman

Lois SpeakmanBA (Hons) Business Studies

Lois used the Careers Service to get her career off to a flying start.

The Careers Service staff were supportive and knowledgeable and helped me to focus on what I needed to do to achieve my goal.

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Ifeanyi Michael Okafor

Ifeanyi Michael OkaforMSc Project Management

Ifeanyi, from Enugu in Nigeria, is assistant strategy analyst at the Central Bank of Nigeria.

'My goal is to apply my project management knowledge to help promote more responsible business and government practices.;

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Peter Ellis

Peter EllisMA Computer Games Art

Peter Ellis landed his dream job after completing his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Teesside.

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Andy Graham

Andy GrahamBSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

Andy is a youth development coach at Scunthorpe United Football Club.

‘My degree gave me a fantastic skillset, enabling me to go out into the world and legally practice as a sports therapist.’

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Andy Graham

Andy GrahamBSc (Hons) Sports Therapy

Andy’s degree took him straight to a job in professional football.

Academically, the course gave me a fantastic skill set to go out into the world and legally practise as a sports therapist.

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