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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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Demi Yip

Demi YipBSc (Hons) Food Nutrition and Health Science

Graduating in 2012, Demi is now a management trainee at Anglo Beef Processor.

'My work is fun and exciting – every day is different with a new challenge.'

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Abigail Skillen

Abigail SkillenBA (Hons) Dance, PGCE: Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector, MA Professional Dance Practice

Abigail’s first degree, volunteer activity and PGCE led her to a teaching job.

'I am very much looking forward to developing my creative teaching approaches as a dance specialist into a new subject area.'

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Amy Watson

Amy WatsonBSc (Hons) Crime and Investigation

Amy now works for Hertfordshire Police as a Crime Officer in the investigation management unit.

'I loved the hands-on aspect of the course.'

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Steve Wills

Steve WillsBA (Hons) Graphic Design

A Teesside degree in graphic design opened up a rewarding career and a successful award-winning business for Steve.

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Phil Watson

Phil WatsonBSc (Hons) Multimedia

After graduating Phil moved to London and now works for BBC iPlayer as an Editorial Manager.

'I had an amazing few years at Teesside. Everything I did lead me to where I am now.'

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Jono Tillson

Jono Tillson	BA (Hons) Computer Character Animation

Jono's degree led to a technical animator role in Canada.

I’ve got a great foundation on which to build on professionally, and it was a truly character-building experience.

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