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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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Sean Kennan

Sean KennanBA (Hons) Web Design

Developing a timeline for the Great North Run, designing websites for athletes, revamping Durham Council’s website - Sean Keenan has made the most of Teesside’s industry links.

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Ellen Dudley

Ellen DudleyBA (Hons) Computer Games Art

Ellen’s placement was the highlight of her course.

I was able to apply my previous knowledge of fine art principles whilst learning new software and skills I had never touched on before

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Michelle Thomas

Michelle ThomasBSc (Hons) Digital Forensics

Michelle Thomas has a new career with West Midlands Police, thanks to the University’s mentoring scheme DiversiTees.

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Arun Arathilcandoth

Arun ArathilcandothMSc Biotechnology

Arun is a research fellow and business development manager at Avesthagen Ltd

'The laboratory staff were the best – they supported me in every possible way. And Middlesbrough is an excellent choice, especially for an international student.'

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Kevin Twidale

Kevin TwidaleBA (Hons) Fine Art

A long held vision to pursue a passion for the arts led Kevin Twidale on a six-year journey to achieving a degree.

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Terry Doherty

Terry  DohertyBSc (Hons) Paramedic Science (Top up)

Terry studied part-time, and now teaches his skills to other paramedics.

The course was well organised, with a clear pathway through the programme.

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